Click on the picture on the left to read an extract from his book ‘Flying Freestyle’ by Jerry Pook on the ferry home from Bahrain to Kemble in September 1972 - the last flight of 208 Squadron DF/GA Hunters.
The Tangmere Diaries
Somewhere in the Middle East there existed No 208 Squadron (Proper) flying somewhat dated aircraft and the move was made to replace them with a new squadron flying all-singing all-dancing Hunter 6 aircraft, and so it was that No 208 Squadron (UK Detachment) came into being at RAF Tangmere in the second week of January 1958. Click on the picture on the left to read the (unofficial) Squadron Diary from 13 January to 8 June 1958.
Hunter over Masirah
Click on the picture on the right to read the story behind an original watercolour painting commissioned for Iain Ross in 1972 and painted by Christine Marr, the Head of Art at the Middle School at RAF Laarbruch, Germany.