Peter Farrington

Aviation | Wildlife | Nature Photographer

The Spitfire TE311

The Spitfire TE311

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – The Spitfire MXVI TE311 The Spitfire MXVI TE311 was built at Castle Bromwich with a low back, clipped wings, and powered with a Packard Merlin engine. The Air Ministry took over the aircraft on the 8th June 1945, delivered her...
BBMF – Avro Lancaster PA474

BBMF – Avro Lancaster PA474

Avro Lancaster BI PA474 is one of only two Lancasters that remain airworthy out of the 7,377 built. The other is in Canada. Built at the Vickers-Armstrong Broughton factory at Hawarden, in mid-1945, she was assigned to reconnaissance duties after appearing too late to...
BBMF Spitfire AB910

BBMF Spitfire AB910

The Mk Vb Spitfire, AB910 is a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire with a real pedigree; she flew 143 operational missions in a remarkable wartime history spanning almost three years. On the 19th August 1942, as part of 133 Eagle Squadron, AB910 fought in the...
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

So you might ask yourself, what a chef in the Royal Air Force is doing being part of the Battle of Britain Memorial flight? As a chef, I can volunteer to help out shows as part of the PR (public relations) team, primarily as I am based at RAF Coningsby. But as you...