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New Forest Airfields Memorial Re-Dedication Service – Sunday 24th June

At 2 pm on Sunday 24th June, the Annual Service will be held at the New Forest Airfields Memorial, in Black Lane BH23 8EB, on the western edge of the WWII Holmsley South airfield.                … Continue reading

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Visit by Austin Seven Club to FONFA Museum on 7th June 2018

Members of the Austin Seven Club routed their June ‘Trundle’ via the FONFA Museum on June 7th, before they departed for lunch at a local hostelry. Their superb display of vintage vehicles brightened the car park area on what turned … Continue reading

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U.S Memorial Day – 28th May 2018

A brief ceremony was held at the New Forest Airfields Memorial on Monday 28th May, to remember the many airmen and others serving with the American forces during WWII, on the New Forest airfields. This is also the time of … Continue reading

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Destruction of WWII Airfield Perimeter Track at Stoney Cross

Between 21st and 25th May, a contractor from Somerset carried out the destruction of the last remaining significant lengths of the Perimeter Track on the WWII airfield at Stoney Cross, which were freely open to the public. He had no knowledge … Continue reading

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‘Mosquito Day’ – Sunday 27th May at the FONFA Museum

This Sunday, 27th May, we presented a special “Mosquito Day” at the FONFA Museum Open Day, a celebration of the De Havilland Mosquito, the ‘Wooden Wonder’ of WWII, with a visit from Alan Pickford, the force behind “The People’s Mosquito”, … Continue reading

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The Olivier LeFloch Newsletters – Issue No. 12

This issue of the 367th Fighter Group Newsletter (Number 12) was originally issued to Group members in March 2016. It relates Al Diefendorf’s story of the event in 1950, which (after WWII) could have started WWIII. Next, the story of … Continue reading

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FONFA Museum Classic Car Drive-in and Open Day – Sunday April 15th 2018

The Open Day and Second Annual Classic Car Drive-in on April 15th was a success, in spite of the weather. Grey skies were the order of the day. Eighty cars (almost twice the number attending last year) and a dozen Harley … Continue reading

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