Harrier celebrates 40 years

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  1. a small snippet from above

    One such pilot was Sir Peter Squire, former Chief of the Air Staff. Sir Peter led 1 (Fighter) Squadron during the Falklands campaign in 1982. He first flew the Harrier in 1975 and has flown all major variants of Harrier since.

    Sir Peter Squire said:

    "I always wanted to maintain the Harrier. It's THE aeroplane - it was beautifully harmonised. The Hunter was a joy to fix, but the Harrier did it all - thats why we had the best engineers on 801."
     
  2. "I always wanted to maintain the Harrier. It's THE aeroplane - it was beautifully harmonised. The Hunter was a joy to fix, but the Harrier did it all - thats why we had the best engineers on 801."



    I can see some "Wafu" heads getting bigger and bigger in 801 Sqd :D
     
  3. i do love a good stitch up
     
  4. Thought most of the Wafu branch had big heads.. The heads on 4 Deck W section of the old Ark were quite monstrous. The trap doors however were something else :D
     
  5. shag_shacker i think you missunderstood me,i meant the engineers on 801 :wink:
     
  6. chris

    read the original article :?
     


  7. OOPs silly me, :oops:
     
  8. Did anyone go to the Gala Dinner?
     

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