Cross & Cockade International: First World War Aviation Society CCI Seminar 2014

Posted on on 18 February 2014
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Cross & Cockade International is holding its 2014 Seminar - which will commemorate the early years of the First World War in the air up until 1916.

The seminar will be held on the 14th-15th June 2014, with unconfirmed speakers including historians Peter Hart, Paolo Varriale and Trevor Henshaw.

Cross & Cockade International is a registered UK charity, specialising in researching and publishing a journal on the First World War in the air.


The cost to attend the seminar is £165 plus accommodation, which includes seminar attendance for two days, with lunches, parking and refreshments, as well as access to the gym.

The cost to attend the Saturday evening meal is an extra £30 per person.

A list of unconfirmed speakers include:

Peter Hart: Air War 1914

 Paolo Varriale: Paolo Varriale Birth of the Italian Air Force: 1914-15

Trevor Henshaw: Squadron Aircraft Establishments

Peter Dye: RFC Logistics on the Western Front

Phil Jarrett: Sqn Ldr AA Walser: Memories of Gallipoli

David Méchin: The French at Gallipoli

Norman Franks: The First Fighter Aces

Paul Hare: High Altitude Reconnaissance 1914 Style: the RE5

Gregory Alegi: 1916: Giulio Douhet and Airpower on Trial

Mike Meech: "Battle Markings" - temporary recognition markings applied to RFC aircraft over the front lines

To find out more about the conference, visit the Cross & Cockade website here.

Images courtesy of the Cross & Cockade website

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News