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New CCI Bookread more
Wings Over Mesopotamia, Air War in Iraq 1914-18
2017 AGMread more
Annual General Meeting for 2017
TSTB2 stockread more
The Sky Their Battlefield II - hardback edition back in stock
Clerget Assemblyread more
Virtual movie showing assembly of a 130 hp Clerget 9B
CCI Trophy 2016read more
IPMS Scale Modelworld - best WW1 aircraft model in show
IPMS Ireland 2016read more
Why join CCI?read more
A short essay, by Trevor Henshaw
The Flying Machineread more
New CCI Forumread more
The new Forum went live on Friday, 30th September 2016
Are you Over 80?read more
Over 80 subscription discount available through the web site
TAVAS Appealread more
Appeal to raise money for a film about Australian airmen
L'Aeronautique Militaireread more
L'Aeronautique Militaire 1914 - 1918, Traditions & Heraldique
HMS President Scrapped?read more
One of only three surviving WW1 warships
Aviation Artread more
Prize: Guild of Aviation Artists
New Journal Indexread more
New CCI Bookread more
Lawrence of Arabia & Middle East Air Power
Air Britainread more
Sales discount for members of Cross & Cockade International
2016 AGMread more
2016 AGM and TE Lawrence Mini-Seminar
Sky Their Battlefield 2read more
The Sky Their Battlefield II is available through Cross & Cockade International for £40.00 (softback) or £50.00 (hardback) plus postage.
Bridge to Airpowerread more
The Bridge to Air Power; Logistics Support for Royal Flying Corps Operations on the Western Front,1914–18 by Peter Dye
Airfields of Oxfordshireread moreOxfordshire's Great War Aviation Story
Observers & Navigatorsread more"Observers & Navigators"
And Other Non-pilot Aircrew in the RFC, RNAS and RAF
2016 Calendarread moreThe 2016 Cross & Cockade International calendar is here!
Revised Constitutionread more
At our AGM in April we changed our constitution in two minor ways:
Australian Airmenread more
Australian Airmen of the Great War - a new database
Scottish Strutterread more
TVAL DH4read more
Readers of aviation magazines this month will have been pleasantly surprised to read that Peter Jackson's New Zealand based operation, TVAL, has recently flown a replica DH4 in USAS colours.
St Omer Updateread more
We have a report from our President, Peter Dye, who states that the British Air Services Memorial is in good shape - 10 years after it was first erected.
The Sky Their Battlefield IIread more
This new book, The Sky Their Battlefield II
, is available through Cross & Cockade International
for £40.00 (softback) or £50.00 (hardback) plus postage.
Winged Victorread more
Gordon Atkins' acclaimed biography of Victor Yeates, "Winged Victor
" has been out of print for some little while. We're delighted to announce that the biog of the author of classic WW1 aviation "novel" (almost an autobiography ...) "Winged Victory
" is now available as a PDF download from Cross & Cockade International
Pre-Loved Booksread more
The society regularly receives gifts and bequests, which often include members' book collections. We are hugely grateful to members for these generous gifts and, to make the most of them, we have a section of the web shop where they are available for sale.
New CCI Book!read more
Available exclusively from the Cross & Cockade International web shop; Hauptmann Godwin von Brumowski: Austria-Hungary's Ace of Aces for £15.00 plus postage.
AIR76 & AIR79 Recordsread more
We've heard today from family history web site FindMyPast, that they are now offering searches and downloads on The National Archives digital archive of officers and other ranks personnel records, known to us as AIR76 and AIR79.
Back Issuesread more
All back issue stock to Volumes 34 has been donated to the RAF Museum, who have offered to take responsibility for the stock and sell it through their shops at Hendon and Cosford.
The Sky Their Battlefield IIread more
Heartbleed Bugread more
The Heartbleed Bug has been widely reported around the media over the past few days. It is a real threat. However, we're delighted to say that our site is not affected, as we do not use the Apache web server technology.
Pathe Newsread more
A selection of First World War footage from Pathe News, covering the Royal Air Force, British, French and American airmen, zeppelins, balloons, plane wrecks and the Royal Navy Air Service.
New Italian Bookread more
We have an exclusive new book for sale in our shop: "Storia del Campo di Volo di Villaverla".
34 & 42 Sqn Officersread more
Book on French Markingsread more
Journal index updated.
Guild of Aviation Artistsread more
James Bigglesworthread more
We thought he was a figment of WE Johns' imagination - looks like not!
Pension Recordsread more
In November 2012, The Western Front Association announced the acquisition of some 6.5 million Pension Records Index Cards and Ledgers (PRCs).
Harry Woodmanread more
We are sad to have to announce the death of Harry Woodman
Peter Cooksleyread more
We are sad to have to announce the death of Peter Cooksley
Mike O'Connorread more
We are sad to have to announce the death of Mike O'Connor
Filton Grantread more
Filton - famously the home of "Bristol" - has won a grant from BAe to conserve the surviving WW1 buildings and develop a heritage centre.
George Millerread more
We are sad to have to announce the death of George Miller.
Stow Maries FOR SALEread more
Rumours have been flying for some weeks, that Essex WW1 home defence airfield Stow Maries is up for sale.
Stow on the Beebread more
I hope everyone has heard of the superb WW1 airfield restoration, underway at Stow Maries in Essex. If not, check out this link:
Propeller Booksread more
Bob Gardner is the leading expert on propeller design and manufacture in WW1. Over the past few years, Bob has been bringing out a series of books on British propellers and menufacturers, which, when complete, will doubtless be the definitive word. These books are now available through the society's web shop.
2012 CCI Seminarread more
Cross and Cockade International hosted a highly successful seminar over the weekend of 22nd to 24th June 2012.
Never mind the Olympics - THIS was THE unmissable event of 2012 - for anyone interested in WW1 in the air!
Dolphin Monographread more
The society's first book, "Nieuports in RFC, RNAS & RAF Service", has sold out - and is now available as a download. Our second book was the hugely popular "Royal Aircraft Factory FE2b/d & Variants in RFC, RAF, RNAS & AFC Service".
Now here's the third in the series: "Sopwith Dolphin in RFC, RNAS, RAF and Polish Service" - available to order now - shipping from 16th March 2012.
London Parkingread more
Our London meetings are held on HMS President, moored on the Thames Embankment. While this is handy for several tube stations, it's not that easy for those wanting to travel by car.
Colin Huston has recently found a great parking scheme nearby, which might be of interest to other members.
Nieuport Bookread more
It's back! Our first monograph, the widely acclaimed Nieuports in RNAS, RFC and RAF Service is available for sale again.
Italian Hangarread more
The more observant amongst us might have noticed a unique sale, that went through on Ebay some two years ago. This was for a Bessoneau Type H hangar - picture at bottom - which was being sold "as is" from RAF Wethersfield.
RAFM on Flickrread more
The Royal Air Force Museum has a huge collection of WW1 aviation photographs. Unfortunately, many of these are uncaptioned - and sadly many also have no acquisition details - the museum don't know who donated the albums, or when.
Stripped Camel!read more
We are offering for download a most interesting eBook, by Martin Koopman, which shows the construction of the Sopwith Camel in all it's intricate detail. The eBook includes 47 pages in full colour, 420 mm x 297 mm, with a resolution of 120 dpi.