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Tim Skeet

06/05/2014 09:58:55

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News Hawks

There's an interesting piece on the Daily Mail website to do with the re-commissioning of 736 Naval Air Squadron to meet the training needs of preparing for the new F-35 jet fighter. I won't allow myself to get drawn into the politics and questions associated with the choice of the F-35 over the Eurofighter, nor whether the decision to scrap our carrier force before alternatives exist was a wise move. I mention the article here because the Mail used a number of photographs that I took on a memorable flight with the Navy Hawks. It's an opportunity given to very few of us, and I felt very privileged to strap into the tiny, fierce little beast for an incredible experience. You can see the photos and read the article by clicking here.

Jem has asked me to write up the flight for the next issue of The Meteor, so Classic Air Force members can join me in the cockpit in June. And if you're not yet a member, join us!

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