The complex life of ‘born adventurer’, polar explorer, World War I air ace, and sentenced for treason in 1948, Tryggve Gran, was covered by Robert Foden in his illustrated online talk for the Orkney Aviation Festival
Orkney’s Aviation Festival 2021 takes place over two days – 9th- 10th September and covers the present, past and future.
The Orkney Aviation Festival will take place on-line on Thursday 10th September
This was the largest peacetime operation of its day.
Orkney’s Aviation Festival got off to a flying start on Friday night, 12th of September, with the ‘Loganair’ talk from a well informed and humorous Robert Foden.
The talk is on Saturday 14th of September at 7.30pm in King St Halls, Kirkwall.
What links together The Berlin Airlift, Hershey’s Chocolate Bars and the small Orkney island of Flotta ?