The Hawk Anecdotal History comprises notes compiled by the Chairman from the Letters from the Squadron for the periods 1994 - 2001 & 2003 - 2008, plus Neil Meadows’ and Jamie Hunter’s presentations to the 2014 & 2015 Association Annual Reunion Dinners about their time in command of 208.
Neil Meadows continues the story of how 208 Squadron achieved a massive flying task, between 2001 and 2003, including a record number of sorties flown in one day, thus safeguarding the very future of the RAF by providing sufficient future combat pilots for the front-line requirement.
Thirdly, the Chairman summarises the Letters from the Squadron for the period 2003 - 2008, including the 90th Anniversary activities and the arrival of Indian Air Force (IAF) trainee pilots for fast-jet training at RAF Valley.
Read the Chairman’s summary of the Letters from the Squadron from its reformation as a Hawk Reserve Squadron at RAF Valley in Anglesey in 1994, to January 2001.
In this final section, there are some 81 shorter features, including articles, anecdotes and photo galleries, relating to the Hawk era from 1994 to 2016.
Jamie Hunter concludes the Hawk Chapter presentations to the Naval Eight / 208 Squadron Association Annual Reunion Dinners with an account of his time in command of 208 Squadron between 19 June 2008 and 3 January 2010.