Newsletter 16
Spring 2007
Updated on 16Mar2007
Egyptian chaos
F-35 flies
Harrier - tiger on my back
Harrier news
Hawk news
Hawk vs Goshawk
Hawker apprentices
Hawker people news
Old Hawker Aircraft news
Programme for 2007
RAF Club Camm Memorial
Restored Hawker Nimrod
Restoring Hawker biplanes
Sea Harrier set to fly on
Sopwith - America's Cup
Typhoon and Tempest
Typhoon fund
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Programme For 2007 at March 2007

Wednesday 14th March The Tripartite Evaluation Squadron" - Air Cdre David Scrimgeour
Wednesday 11th April AGM, social and video
Wednesday 9th May "Anything but Aircraft - the role of the Prison Chaplain" - Revd Vernon Lidstone
Wednesday 13th June Summer Barbecue - 1.00pm
Wednesday 11th July "Joint Force Harrier Operations from Cottesmore" - Cdr Adrian Orchard
Wednesday 8th August Social with video
Wednesday 12th September Social if visit arranged for September
Wednesday 10th October "My Third Job in the Front Office - Chris Roberts
Wednesday 14th November "Fifty-three Years of Flying" - Clive Rustin
Wednesday 12th December Christmas Lunch - 12.30 pm.
    Unless stated otherwise, meetings are at the Hawker Centre - the old Sports & Social Club - and start at 2.00 pm. Lunch and drinks are available beforehand, tea afterwards, and there is a large, free car park.

    Chris Roberts, best known to us as a Chief Test Pilot at Dunsfold, had an earlier career in the RAF and a later one in civil aviation, hence the three front office jobs.

    David Scrimgeour was the CO of the Kestrel Evaluation Squadron so will talk to us from first hand experience.
    Vernon Lidstone was Kingston's Commercial Director, retiring from business to become ordained and has worked for 15 years in the Prison Service.
   Cdr Adrian Orchard is the CO of 800 NAS at Cottesmore.

    Clive Rustin is best known to Hawkers through his test flying work at RAE Bedford and the A&AEE