Returning to the Hunter era, he recalled that, as a member of 8 Squadron, 208's sister Squadron in Bahrain, he had many fond memories of 208 Squadron in that period. Many of his 'chums' from this time were 208 Squadron members and he was particularly pleased to see Dave Stanley, John White, Nigel Champness, Gordon Reekie and Iain Ross, with whom he had served. The Hunter Boys were back in Town, and he thanked Iain Ross for whipping them all into this particular formation. He recounted many of the 'tales of derring do' of the 208 Squadron Hunter era, which he assured everyone were all truthful, and which had been faithfully reproduced in the bumper 2021 Edition of the Association Magazine, for which he gave fulsome and deserved credit to the Editor, Malcolm Ward.
Serving in the Hunter Wing had been a fantastic apprenticeship, brought home by the formation pictures in the Magazine, by the story of Mike Stear, the Association's former President, introducing skip bombing, which was a death-
The President recalled that 208 and 8 Squadrons had been pretty close in Bahrain and, in terms of that relationship, he had a cross-
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