Scotland’s National Museum of Flight – East Fortune (Part 1).

Aviation Trails

In the third part of Trail 42, we take a closer look at Scotland’s National Museum of Flight based on the former East Fortune airfield.

Located east of Edinburgh, not far from the main A1 road, between East Linton and Athelstaneford, East Fortune is an airfield with its roots set in the First World War. A former Airship station, it went on to house various training flights, and host a wide range of aircraft. Post war, it was adapted for possible U.S.A.F. use, then used to store food stuffs, and East Fortune stepped in to accommodate flights when Edinburgh’s Turnhouse airport was closed for maintenance and upgrading.

Since 1975 it has housed one of the best collections of aircraft in the country (many from the former Strathallan collection) along with a number of well-preserved airfield buildings. This site is so historically important that it is now a Scheduled Monument, the…

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Top Reasons You Should Stop Watching TV

Cure From Boredom

Yes, I know my last post was about top TV series to watch and now I going to tell you to do the opposite thing , but from personal experience I found that TV does more harm than good ( I’m not saying one should completely stop watching Telly but limiting it to 2-3 hr a week). So , here are the reasons you should stop watching TV.

Influencing the mindset


Anybody who has ever been a policeman, a lawyer or an government agent agent will attest agree that television does not accurately portray their life . In almost all aspects, television rarely depicts the world and life accurately. Too much television results in disillusionment about what to expect from the world around us . It creates various expectations which are shattered when reality strikes .

Unproductive Activity


Recent studies agreed to the fact that when watching TV , the brain becomes…

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