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Reflections on reaching 30

by Adrian Tribe

Westerham — The observant may remember that a while back I wrote something about being 49, so you can be forgiven for thinking that I’ve lost the plot! The thing is, I have two birthdays, although not in the sense that the Queen does. One can be pinpointed very specifically, to Sunday 30 May 1965. It would have had a specific time as well, but I don’t remember what my mother told me about that, and as she ...

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Aeroplanes, history

9, 3, 2

by Adrian Tribe

Westerham — That’s the 9 Hawk jets of the Red Arrows, and 3 Spitfires and 2 Hurricanes of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.

Aeroplanes, history

Red, white and blue

by Adrian Tribe

Westerham — The world-famous Red Arrows (or the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, to use their official title) are just starting their 50th year of displays, and my son and I got to see them the other week at the B...

Aeroplanes, history

As British as Fish & Chips and cups of tea?

by Adrian Tribe

Westerham — A Mk IX Spitfire. A symbol of national pride, for very good reason. What more is there to say?! Except that as a bonus you get a Red Arrow in the background! :-)

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