If you can imagine what it is like to be flying during war, to be on an aircraft with 18 others, watching over the skies electronically, directing ‘our’ aircraft towards ‘their’ aircraft - it sounds so much like the adverts for our military. UK E-3D On 4th May 1999, an aircraft took off from its…Read more Remembrance 2019
On 4th May 1999 an aircraft took off from the capital and started to climb. It slowly circled the limits of the city, eventually reaching the upper twenty thousands of feet altitude. It continued to orbit, searching, defending its land. For that is what its role was, to defend the homeland. A singleton aircraft, on…Read more Remembrance 2018
The two minute silence this morning brought the nation once again to reflect upon the Great War, the 2nd World War, Korea, Vietnam, Falklands, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan...did I miss one out.......where does the list end? How has Remembrance impacted you this year? The poppies may now have been removed. Where do they now…Read more The day is over… How has Remembrance impacted you this year?
We shall not forget those who have fallen, those who have laid down their lives for others. They who have sacrificed their lives so that we might live. This image of a Tornado F3 aircraft, adorned with the red poppy, from a few years ago may be considered poignant, given that it also had been…Read more We Shall Not Forget