Explore the work of Britain’s most experienced team of Aviation Archaeologists as they reveal remarkable secrets of World War 2.
The phenomenon of ‘Aviation Archaeology’ – finding the wrecks of long-lost aircraft – has captured the public’s imagination for years and millions have watched TV documentaries showing legendary machines being lifted from their muddy graves.
During World War 2, countless aircraft fell to earth, but remarkably few of the crash sites were accurately documented. The Wingleader team have been actively involved in finding those sites for over 40 years and have appeared in most of the famous TV recoveries.
This page covers the latest inside news from the aviation archaeology world along with recording some of the most significant digs from the past 40 years.
Shot down and abandoned over Essex at the height of the Battle of Britain, 'Paddy' Hemmingway, the last surviving member of 'The Few', watched fragments of his Hurricane emerge from...
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