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This one has a bit of a story behind it... Back in the mists of the nineties, a small, skinny boy was rapidly developing an aircraft obsession following trips to Cosford in '96 and being mesmerised by howling, fast jets, the majesty of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, and miles and miles of C-130s stretching into the heat haze (the nipper's first airshow, RIAT '97). Come December 1998 he decided that as he was nearly nine, it was about time he tried that modelling thing grownups did, so he pestered his father (who was by now wondering what the heck he had done) to buy him the
Got this earlier this morning from an ex-BAE executive who apprenticed at Hawkers postwar and whose father worked there in WW2. Sir John is crazy about all things Hawker, especially the Tiffie, Tempest, and Hunter. He thought I would enjoy seeing this, and I think many of you will, too. Somebody needs to write a book about all the brave expatriate aircrew who fought in the RAF...brave men, all. Film footage via You Tube. (No bonus points for the mis-identified Tempests!) Mike