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Lincolnshire's Airfields From Above

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Camera/Producer Joanna White has been busy recording the airfields of Lincolnshire from the air, and is now gathering video footage of the 86 airfield sites, past and present, from the ground.  Along with DVD researcher/narrator Alan Stennett, Joanna hopes to produce a lasting record of Lincolnshire’s aviation history, which began in October 1811.  On that date James Sadler (the first Englishman to ascend in a balloon) landed his hydrogen filled balloon at Heckington, near Sleaford, having been blown 112 miles from Birmingham.  Two years later he returned again landing at Dekin Lodge, Stamford. Lincolnshire’s first aviator was Montague F Glew...

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Waterbird - a rebirth

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Primetime has been filming on location at Wickenby Airfield in Lincolnshire, and Lake Windermere in Cumbria, with the team dedicated to returning a record breaking aviation relic to the skies.  The Waterbird was built and first flown off Lake Windermere in 1911, the first time any aircraft had flown successfully from water in the UK or from British colonised countries.  The hydro-aeroplane, based on the Curtiss aircraft, was commissioned by Captain Edward Wakefield, and first flown by Herbert Stanley Adams on November 25th. What is less well known is that the Waterbird was the fourth aircraft ever built by A.V.Roe & Co making...

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Gravity Fields 2014 video campaign

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Steve and Joanna partook in a five day project with Rosa Productions and South Kesteven District Council for the Gravity Fields Festival in Grantham. They filmed and edited video packages for the Gravity Fields YouTube and other social media channels to advertise the event generating content just a few hours after events took place, and providing media support to the invited speakers.  Above shows the edited highlights of 2014, and there are more of our films available to view at the Gravity Fields YouTube channel. To find out more visit the Gravity Fields website, and make sure you try to visit this excellent event in...

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