Click on the picture on the left to read an excerpt from Rod Dean’s memoirs ‘Fifty Years of Flying Fun’ in which he describes his leadership of the final Hunter flypast at the Ceremonial Parade held on 21 August 1971 to commemorate the temporary disbandment of 208 Squadron and its final withdrawal from the Persian Gulf after almost 52 years of unbroken service in the Middle East. This article first appeared in the 2021 Newsletter.
Disbandment Parade - 21 August 1971
Click on the picture on the right to view a gallery of photographs of the Ceremonial Parade held on 21 August 1971.
Recalling a Trip to Cyprus
Click on the picture on the left to read Dave Gill’s account of the 2008 reunion of the 208 Squadron (Cyprus) Association in Cyprus to mark the 50th anniversary of 208 Squadron’s arrival there in 1958. This article first appeared in the 2008 Newsletter.