HISTORIC FLYING AT AUDLEY END

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Does any one have any photos of HFL at audley end? especially of little john!.

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The book 'Spitfires and Polished Metal' by Moss and McKee has a couple of hundred shots of HFL activities at AE.

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Yes i have this book i meant any pictures from other visitors?.

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Little John and friend

Audley End, 15 August 1992, a private bash for 60 Squadron laid on by Rudy Frasca, owner of TP280.

The gentleman in the wheelchair just happens to be one of my all time heroes.

Mark

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[QUOTE=Mark12]Audley End, 15 August 1992, a private bash for 60 Squadron laid on by Rudy Frasca, owner of TP280.

The gentleman in the wheelchair just happens to be one of my all time heroes.

I reckon Mark's hero is Jeffrey Quill.

Chris

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Heroes

Chris,

...and you would be absolutely right.

Mark

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I remember going to Saffron WAlden at just about the time that their first four Spits were finished - and it seemed that all of them were in the air over Walden that day being run through their paces. Lovely!

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I remember going to Saffron WAlden at just about the time that their first four Spits were finished - and it seemed that all of them were in the air over Walden that day being run through their paces. Lovely!

Adrian


I used to Live in Saffron Walden,lovely sounds ,but people living in the town did'nt always seem as pleased to see and hear them,heathens.
I have a small bit of video footage of them landing there i think taken from the Beechy ride area and fields.
I did video a display that took place over Carver [Debden Barracks] with a Spitfire [A-NN i think],also the big antov Bi -plane and a harvard.

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Im not sure that is little john i can only count one chin!.

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Chris

So many photos, but none of the Red Dwarf....

I'll have a dig around

Bruce

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Nice one bruce, I hope you are well and busy.

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So... for the uninitiated... who is this Little John chap?

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John is a legend in his own lunchtime - he has been part of HFL almost from day one, and is the longest standing employee! He is also the shortest guy in Historic Aviation being a little over 4' tall. John is mostly the painter these days. I suspect that Chris is looking for pictures of him before he discovered the delights of the Sawston McDonalds! (not that I can talk!!)

Bruce