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New Milton Junior School Visits – January 10th and February 14th

On Thursday 14th February, Former FONFA Chairman and current Hon. Treasurer, John Brooks, and current Chairman of the FONFA Trustee Board, Dr Henry Goodall, attended New Milton Junior School, for the second time in 2019, as in previous years. The … Continue reading

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Holmsley South Mosquito FB VI model diorama on display for 2019, in the Heritage Centre

A new diorama, depicting the de Havilland Mosquito FB VI of Wing Commander Russell “Russ” Bannock OOnt, DSO, DFC and bar, will be on display in the FONFA Heritage Centre, for the 2019 Open Day season. Modelled in 1/32 scale … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday – 11th November 2018

Sunday’s 100th Anniversary of the Armistice in World War I in 1918, was commemorated with a short Act of Remembrance at the New Forest Airfields Memorial at Holmsley South. It was well attended by a wide variety of 50-60 visitors, … Continue reading

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The Olivier Le Floch Newsletters – Issue No. 15

As summer 1944 progressed, The Battle of Normandy was won and the front was moving east rapidly, which meant frequent changes of airfields for the 367th Fighter Group. This month’s published issue of the Olivier Le Floch Newsletter describes the hectic … Continue reading

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Christchurch Mayor visits the FONFA Museum

The Museum Open Day on Sunday 14th October was a ‘Red Letter’ Day. when the FONFA Trustees welcomed Councillor Lesley Dedman, the Mayor of Christchurch, on an official Mayoral visit to the New Forest Airfields Museum at Bransgore.      … Continue reading

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New Memorial to Stoney Cross pilots unveiled in France.

Many of you familiar with our website will have read Olivier Le Floch’s Newsletters, chronicling the life and times of the American 367th Fighter Group, in WWII, who were based at Stoney Cross and Ibsley, between April and July 1944. … Continue reading

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The Olivier Le Floch Newsletters – Issue No. 14

This month’s Issue is Number 14 in the series. Those of you who read Olivier’s ‘Issue 13’ will be familiar with the level of detail and intimate descriptions of life for members of the US 367th Fighter Group, during and … Continue reading

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