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HMS Queen Elizabeth leaving Portsmouth Harbour this evening for F-35B deck landing trials in the US (18.08.18)                         Photo by Colin Lee

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Fighter Pilot: The Memoirs of Legendary Ace Robin Olds

Review by Roger Hixon


I have just read the book, Fighter Pilot. It's the story of American pilot Robin Olds. A very enjoyable story of a very interesting man, who was involved in many aspects of aviation, from front line fighter/bomber pilot, to working in the Pentagon. He fought in WW2 and Vietnam, with distinction.

Anyone wanting to read this book, please contact me to borrow it.    

Roger Hixon

SHHAS/Andover Strut Fly-in & BBQ

Sunday 26th August

Barton Ashes


Flying Across Britain with Arthur Williams

Sunday 19th August

Channel 4



Part 3 of 4.  Arthur flies across Scotland, making for the coastline of Argyll and Bute. Along the way, he gets a lesson in the challenges of flying over the Highlands, boards a seaplane for a trip to Loch Lomond, visits one of the world's most celebrated tiny airfields, and goes in search of the wreckage of aircraft from the Second World War in Oban.