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The Aviator Rider

Its the last Sunday in May and its warming up (25cc) so time to don my BMW Airflow jacket to keep cool. On a lane to east of Stanford Hall you will find a monument to Aviation Pioneer Percy Pilcher. www.pilcher-monument.co.uk PS can you spot the PPC? Hoping to return to Standford Hall again in July for the www.thetaverners.com/founders.html

My next stop was at the Sywell Aerodrome. www.aviatorhotel.co.uk for the VMCC Run starting & finishing at the Aerodrome.

A very “Art Deco’Hotel built in 1928 AD.

In the hotel foyer. ART OF TRAVEL Norman Parkinson www.normanparkinson.com Kenya 1951 AD.

l dine in The Pilots Mess.

Views from the Pilots Mess.

The beer garden & covered terraces with al fresco dining.

Norton 350cc & enclosed chain case.

Raleigh produced in Nottingham.

Sunbeam outfit.

V Twin time for Zenith & BSA.

On the way home l found a cool shady spot on the banks of the River Welland for a coffee break.

The Plankity -Plankity Foot Bridge!!

Soft river bed, so some wheel spin!!

Bye for now from the Aviator Rider.