White Knight Two Good

Even though the whole thing is going to be a hugely expensive treat, suitable only for those people with big pockets, the successful test flight of Scaled Composites‘ WhiteKnightTwo aircraft is a fantastic thing.  It’s truly one of the most beautiful flying machines I’ve ever seen and is much more impressive in video than in… Continue reading White Knight Two Good

Henry Vacuum Cleaner and Powered Flight

Well I Never! ..should be the title of this post.  Having lived in the South-West for nearly quarter of a century, it’s come as a complete shock to me to discover that my favourite vacuum cleaner (if there is such a thing, I’m now defining it here!) is little old Henry, and it’s made about… Continue reading Henry Vacuum Cleaner and Powered Flight