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Old 22nd Nov 2018, 14:00
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Looking for Fleet Air Arm aircrew/maintainers

The last three types for which I need aircrew/maintainer contacts for a forthcoming two-volume 'Fleet Air Arm Boys' set are the Firefly, anti-sub Gannets (I have a couple of AEW.3 drivers) and, strange as it may seem Harrier/Sea Harrier. Every other post-war type is in the bag, so please do respond if you are one such, or know of anybody. Thanks!
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Old 22nd Nov 2018, 14:45
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I bet Engines has got some superb SHAR stories from the engineering side.
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Old 22nd Nov 2018, 15:55
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I can think of one very well know Sea Harrier pilot who contributes frequently to these pages. You may have even read his book Steve!

And no-its not Cdr Ward either.
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Now don't tease Treble One - let's have a name please.
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I suspect 111 might be referring to me but Ifear that most of my dits have been well and truly exposed already.

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I was indeed refering to your good self. Steve, you are aware now!
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Look for David Baddams on Facebook. ex-RAN A-4's and RN Sea Harriers..
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Thanks TBM-Legend, will do.
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Thanks to the three Sea Harrier people who have come forward, plus a possible link to a Firefly man. Now if I could just get a Gannet anti-sub driver/observer to come forward, that would be great....
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The last call for help please. I just need some Jetstream and Avenger (the new one on 750 Sqn) pilots/maintainers to get in touch to complete the books' coverage.

Thanks in anticipation.
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After two and a half years of hard graft interviewing and getting contributions from 215 former and present FAA people, volume 1 of 'Fleet Air Arm Boys' was published yesterday.
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