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Welcome to Cross & Cockade International!

Issue 50/1 left the printers on 13th March  - so all members should have your copy by now.

2019 Subscriptions are now available as is our 2019 Calendar. Click here to buy one. 

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Our 2019 AGM is on 13th April, 10.00-4.00, at the RAF Museum, Hendon. TWO speakers this year!


Cross & Cockade International

50th Annual General Meeting & Social Day

Saturday 13 April 2019 at RAF Museum Hendon



10.00             Assemble

11.00             AGM

1.   President’s Address

2.   Apologies for absence.

3.   Minutes of the AGM held on 21 April 2018.

4.   Matters Arising.

5.   Officer’s Reports:


                                          Finance & Approval of Accounts

                                          Managing Editor

                                          Sales & Advertising

                                          Local Meetings

6.    Election of Officers for 2019-2020

7.    Subscriptions for 2020

8.    Appointment of Independent Examiners           

9.    Any Other Business

10. Date of next AGM

12.00          The Leaman Lecture

                        Speaker Peter Dye: ‘Headquarters Royal Flying Corps 1914-1918’

 13.15           Lunch break

 2.30 :    Speaker Graham Mottram: 'Flying over the Dardanelles' 

3.30 approx.: End 


Current Journal, 50/1:


Articles in this journal are:

Strafing in Late 1918 by Stewart K Taylor

The Bohemian Fliegerkompagnie by Michal Plavec

Some Experiences of a 4 Sqdn Observer by Paul Hare

The BE12 in Macedonia Part 2, by Mike Kelsey 

German Aeroplane Sheds and Hangars Part 4 by Barry Gray

In addition we have the usual Editorial: by Mick Davis, plus Fabric, Bookshelf - and Modelling, new releases and kit reviews by Joe Moran.

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