Germander Speedwell 

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SKYTRIKES and WHING-DINGS

Names of military and civilian aircraft found in Britain

"...Grain Griffin, Parnall Puffin, Wisp, Weasel, Tomtit and Goblin

Quicki Longeze, Currie Super Wot, Beardmore Wee Bee and Watkinson Dingbat...."

 

SKYHOGS and SHAGBATS

Nicknames of aircraft, as given by those who flew them, or their rivals.

"...Flying Potato, Whistling Wheelbarrow

Stringbag, Shagbat, Skyhog, Spam Can

Staggerwing and Stratobladder..."

 

NO WINDSOCK

Britain's littler airfields, and their instructions and warnings to pilots.

"...Susceptible to sea fog

Surface may suffer from rabbit scrapes

Occasional itinerant sheep on runway

And flocks of crows congregating on strip..."

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