Author: Matt Dearden

End of an era: the last month of IndoPilot

For those of you who know me, the following news won’t come as too much of a surprise. For the rest of you reading this, it just might. There is no easy way to say this so I’ll just cut...

DC-3/C-47 Gremlin Special crash site, 1945

A couple of years ago I read a book by a chap called Mitchell Zuckoff titled Lost in Shangri-La. It tells the true story of the survivors of a USAF Douglas C-47 Dakota transport aircraft that was flying from Sentani...

Warbird flying – UK

Occasionally in life, an opportunity comes along that fulfils a long held dream. For me, being able to get involved with a genuine World War II warbird is something I’ve wanted to do since I got my pilot’s licence. That...