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Captain Bertram Dickson Flying a Bristol Biplane over Stonehenge - Kenneth A. McDonough

Fly-past to mark centenary of the reconnaissance mission that saw start of British military air power

17 September 2010

A FLY-PAST of historic military aircraft is set to take place on Salisbury Plain next Tuesday 21st September to mark the centenary of the day an Army captain persuaded key political and Army figures of the importance of air power. In September 1910, pioneering aviator Captain Bertram Dickson RHA FRGS demonstrated how the Bristol Boxkite…

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