Falstaff’s Aircraft Part 1

Flying High

The Continuing Adventures of Falstaff Wild

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”
― Leonardo da Vinci

Falstaff Wild grew up in an age when new and better machines appeared almost weekly, featured in magazines that young eyes looked at with wonder.  Falstaff first taste of flight was in a Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8, a two-seat reconnaissance biplane a war surplus machine that had never made it to France.

Falstaff's first taste of flight was in a Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8 Falstaff’s first taste of flight was in a Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8

The Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8 was a British two-seat biplanereconnaissance and bomber aircraft of the First World War designed by John Kenworthy at the Royal Aircraft Factory. Intended as a replacement for the vulnerable B.E.2, the R.E.8 was widely regarded as more difficult to fly, and gained a reputation in…

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About Max

Poet, Creative Writer, Essayist, Political Opinionist and Reviewer. Rock and Roll fix it man with two guitars, a spanner, some glue and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis! Michael aka Max struggles to balance his continued ill luck with the limits of his condition. He also is acutely aware of the difficulties facing M.E. suffers who are abused by the system. In addition to poetry and historical fiction Michael also writes delightful and original children’s stories. He is also considering the completion of the first installment of his imaginative historically accurate stories of ex-pats stranded far from home in Asia during War World II, ‘The Orange Dragon of Old Hanoi’ (Copyright 2007, 2014). ‘The Long Hard Highway’ is a collection of poems by aspiring British poet, writer and researcher of historical fiction, and children's author Michael J. Wormald. Self published for the first time on Amazon Kindle 2013. The Call of the Thunder Dragon Novel out now View all posts by Max

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