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Old 28th Aug 2015, 14:20
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I hope you will allow me a few degrees of Starboard Drift for a moment

A couple of pages back Brian, Smudge, TBT and I were talking about RAF Albert 'dropping' the Falcons and Red Devils. Well ... after an expedition to the loft, I found the following pics.

There was mention of the Red Devils BN-2 Islander ... Well here it is, G-AXDH, on the ground at the former Lympne Airfield Kent (just north of Dymchurch on the South Coast) taken in 1981 ... sadly the Airfield is no more



Image Credit : Mrs Coff.

Just for good measure ... Here is a pic of Mrs Coff (April 1981), then aged 18, after her 3,000' Static Line Descent from G-AXDH with the Red Devils for Charity. No broken bones !!! We married three years later in the hope of preventing any further reckless behaviour



Image Credit : Mrs Coff.

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