What does it take to get a plane from London to Sydney? At 11,000 miles it’s one
of the longest flights in the world on one of the biggest planes in the world, the
This documentary tells the story of this epic Qantas flight, from the staff and passengers
onboard to the army of personnel on the ground who ensure everything goes to plan.
The cabin crew give all-areas access to the zones usually off-limits.
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1310 351st Air Refueling Squadron ‘Passing Gas’ Brief
1345 Tour KC-135 Stratotanker Static Display
1445 Opportunity To Purchase Squadron Memorabilia
1515 Depart RAF Mildenhall
If you wish to come please give John Watts your name, DoB, and Citizenship. These
details need to be supplied no later than 6 weeks in advance.
SHHAS visit to
Tuesday 12th September 2017
Our next trip will be by coach to RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk. We must get between
25 and 40 people going, including the coach driver. A coach is compulsory, as we
will be driven around the base.
Depending on numbers, the coach will work out to between £19 and £30 each, obviously
the more who come the cheaper it is per head.
All visitors MUST bring a government issued valid ID, either Passport or Driving
License and they must not be expired.
B O O K R E V I E W
Fighter Pilot: The Memoirs of Legendary Ace Robin Olds
Review by Roger Hixon
I have just read the book, Fighter Pilot. It's the story of American pilot Robin
Olds. A very enjoyable story of a very interesting man, who was involved in many
aspects of aviation, from front line fighter/bomber pilot, to working in the Pentagon.
He fought in WW2 and Vietnam, with distinction.
Anyone wanting to read this book, please contact me to borrow it.