From Gareth Burdett:
I would like to contact any Association members who were on IV(AC) Sqn in Nov ’93. An Ops Dir colleague of mine has been approached by a law firm seeking to corroborate the story of a Kurdish asylum seeker, Jamal Obeid Majeid. Jamal claims to have assisted coalition forces in Nov 93 […]
Al Holman writes:
I wondered if you could publicise the wonderful work that 3 colleagues of mine from my Cranwell days have accomplished.
What was planned over a few beers at a poolside bar in the south of France has been fantastically successful. It was decided to produce a book called “Out Of […]
I just heard the sad news that Pete Collins died in August.
Pete served on 3 Sqn and IV Sqn at Gutersloh on the Harrier GR3 in the 80’s and had many friends on IV. Condolences to Gudrun and the family.
These are the details for COL’s funeral:
Gudrun asks that people who are planning […]
Harrier Boys Vol 2
Harrier Boys, Volume 2: New Technology, New Threats, New Tactics, is now available from the HFA Shop. £18 or £20 signed.
PTSD Resolution, the charity for forces’ veterans mental health, is organising the first ‘Shell Shock Walk’ in London on Saturday 17th September 2016, from Wandsworth Bridge to Tower Bridge. The walk over 8 miles starts at 13:30 – details are at Eventbrite.
The walk is to highlight the issues of veterans’ mental health resulting from […]
From the HFA:
Volume 1 of the new book, Harrier Boys – Cold War through The Falklands 1969-1990, is now available from the V/STOL Shop, along with other books, prints, ties etc. Now would be a good time to stock up for christmas!! Go to: V/STOL Shop
Look out for Volume 2 in the New […]
From Mike Jenkins:
I’m trying to do some research about financial services for the military and veterans and their families. I have started a survey with a financial development firm Monitise and I’m trying to get a large sample of people to fill in an online survey – anonymous and data protected. I particularly seek […]
Bob Marston has volunteered to compile a Harrier book!
Harrier Boys will join Hunter, Lightning, Buccaneer, Phantom, Jaguar, Victor and Vulcan Boys in the series published by Grub Street. I am looking for interesting personal accounts of working with the Harrier, which together will give the reader an impression of what it was […]
This looks like a very worthwhile project:
If I might be allowed to introduce myself, I am the Director, Project Engineering & Airframe Compliance, The People’s Mosquito Ltd. We are a charitable organization with but one aim – to restore a Mosquito to flight status, and see it based in the UK, as a flying […]
Hawk T2 Die Cast
Thought I would let you chaps know, the diecast 1/72 IV Sqn “100 Years” Hawk T2 is on sale. £28
And here’s the link: Flying Tigers
I wish I had room in my garden!
Jet Art Aviation: Loads of pictures!
Harrier GR3 XZ132
I just signed the petition “Civil Aviation Authority- UK.: Allow Art Nalls to display his ex Royal Navy Sea Harrier at UK Air Shows.” on Change.org.
It's important. Will you sign it too? Here's the link:http://www.change.org/petitions/civil-aviation-authority-uk-allow-art-nalls-to-display-his-ex-royal-navy-sea-harrier-at-uk-air-shows?share_id=ZNCyqZzblW&utm_campaign=signature_receipt&utm_medium=email&utm_source=share_petitionThanks!
Limited edition! Order yours now!
Thanks to @BrySkye for the tip!
Lincolnshire Bomber Command Memorial
From Paul Robinson:
I hope you don’t mind me letting you know about the Lincolnshire Bomber Command Memorial project. It’s the brainchild of the Lord-Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, Mr Tony Worth. Tony has strong family connections with the RAF: his grandfather was ACM Sir Arthur Longmore, an uncle (Wg Cdr Richard […]
From the IV(R) Sqn Adjutant:
Please can you advise if anyone from the Assn wanted a printed £2 A4 copy of the Centenary Group photo?
Not sure how many copies he has, but let me know if you’re interested.