By John Severne

John Severne joined the RAF in 1944 and received his wings months after global warfare II ended. This publication captures the author’s nice ardour for flying, no matter if it's in jet-fighters, mild airplane, helicopters or making version planes and offers information of his lengthy a illustrious profession. His first posting used to be to No 264 evening Fighter Squadron flying the de Havilland Mosquito. On a flying instructor’s path on the imperative Flying university, he flew a Lancaster, Spitfire and his first jet – the Vampire. published to Germany as a flight commander on a Venom squadron, he used to be presented an Air strength move for touchdown an airplane that had stuck hearth. As a Squadron chief, he grew to become Equerry to the Duke of Edinburgh. Then a interval as leader teacher on Britain’s first supersonic fighter, the English electrical Lightning. Later he turned ‘Wing Commander Ops’ on the joint HQ of heart East Command the place he was once serious about counter-terrorist operations in Aden. As Station Commander of RAF Kinloss, he was once chargeable for the advent of the Nimrod in 1971 and on the peak of the chilly warfare while those new anti-submarine airplane have been an essential component of Britain’s safeguard.

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