In this section, there are a number of short articles and other links relating to the Hunter era. Please click on the
photographs below to access the articles.
Dave Gill’s collection continues with images from RAF Nicosia between 1958 and 1959. Click on the picture on the left for 34 images of ‘RAF Nicosia at Work’. Click on the picture on the right for a total of 70 images in 2 sections of ‘RAF Nicosia at Play’.
Click on the picture on the left for 17 images of the RAF Nicosia Domestic Site between 1958 and 1959.
Akrotiri Detachment 1958
Click on the picture on the left for 23 images of the 1958 Akrotiri Detachment ‘At Work’. Click on the picture on the right for a further 20 images of the Detachment ‘At Play’.
Jordan Detachment 1958
Click on the picture on the left for 39 images of the 1958 Jordan Detachment ‘At Work’, including the visit by King Hussein. Click on the picture on the right for a further 24 images of the Det ‘At Play’.
The ‘Dave Gill Collection’ was compiled at the request of members of the 208 Squadron (Cyprus) Association. It is the best endeavours of the combined memories of people and events, which took place 55 years ago. The content is only as good as the photographs of those willing to contribute. Photographs and reminiscences are contributed by the following ex-208 Squadron members: Pete Belt, Pete Botteril, Ron Campbell’ Geoff Camplin, John Clark, Pete Clement, John Crank, Neil Diamond, Dave Darwood, Ray Earle, Brian Edson, Jim Fotheringham, Joe Fordham, Malcolm Fraser, Terry Gibson, Dave Gill, Pete Harvey, Ray Herrington, Ron Howland, Herbie Larkman, Alan Meadows, Colin Musselwhite, Malcolm Raymond, Peter Sweet, Joe West, Bob Widdison, The Cyprus Times and the MOD.
Cyprus from a Hunter Cockpit
Click on the picture on the right for 11 colour images from John Barwell’s Hunter cockpit.