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Flying Soldiers - BBC 1997

Old 1st Jun 2012, 14:47
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Flying Soldiers - BBC 1997

Came across these excellent videos on Youtube.










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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 18:55
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2nd Lt Andy James.......if its the same bloke then the boy's done good, if you like that sort of thing. Now with Emirates on the A380.
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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 20:19
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Episode 1

Crikey! Ian Hamilton sent me solo in a JP3 at Syerston in 1963 and I used to fly with Pete Jennings when he was leading his students on solo formation trips.

As another amazing coincidence I sent his son on his first solo in a Viking glider at Upavon - although I didn't know he was my first instructor's son at the time.

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Yes, it's the same Andy James.
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Thanks for posting 206F
Here is episode 6 for graduation/wings parade

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Cheers LR.. Didn't come across the last one.
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Ian Hamilton was my BFW Instructor on 312 APC, and a thoroughly nice bloke too.
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Was this the series with Marcus L as one of the students? I've not had a chance to view the vids yet. He was a school friend. Often wondered what he went on to do. Cheers!
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