WONZ 294 – Wings Over Britain: Steve Bridgewater

Guest: Stephen Bridgewater

Host: Dave Homewood

Recorded: 13th of July 2023

Published: 20th of December 2023

Duration: 1 hour 8 minutes, 9 seconds

In this episode Dave Homewood talks with well known aviation journalist Steve Bridgewater about his career and his passion for aviation. Steve is a multiple award winning aviation author, journalist and photographer with more than two decades experience in editing aviation and aerospace magazines .

His passions include vintage aeroplanes, warbirds and airshows. He spent many years with Air Atlantique, working with the DC-3’s and other old aeroplanes in that now defunct collection. He is also a Liveryman of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots, and he explains what this means.

His current role, and dream job, is as Deputy Editor of AEROSPACE Magazine at the Royal Aeronautical Society. His office is at No. 4 Hamilton Place, London, overlooking Hyde Park, and right near the Bomber Command Memorial in Green Park, and the RAF Club. He and the AEROSPACE team also produce a monthly podcast called AEROSPACE NOTAM.

Quick Links:
 The Royal Aeronautical Society (UK)
Steve on Facebook
Steve on X Twitter
Steve in Linked In

Steve Bridgewater. (Steve Bridgewater photo)
The AEROSPACE magazine team, left to right, Charlotte Bailey, Tim Robinson, Steve Bridgewater and Bella Richards. (Steve Bridgewater photo)
A selfie taken by Steve Bridgewater at the Flying Legends airshow at Church Fenton, Yorkshire. Left to right, Steve Bridgewater, Simon Jacubowski, Johan Brobakken, Dave Homewood and Graham Henderson.
Steve’s painting of the Dakota he first flew in as a boy.

The music in this episode is I Vow To Thee, My Country by Gustav Holst.

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