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Mark Hopgood

Old 20th Jan 2021, 08:55
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Mark Hopgood

The 10 Sqn Association has been advised that Mark Hopgood passed away on 12 January 2021.
See: HOPGOOD - Deaths Announcements - Telegraph Announcements
Mark had flown Vulcan's prior to his 1970s-80s service on 10 Sqn and then flew on the Amiri Royal Fllight in Bahrein before retirement.
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Old 20th Jan 2021, 13:52
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That's very sad news. He was a great character on 101 in the late sixties. In November 1977 he kindly let my son (then 8 years old) stay on the flight deck into Columbo on our end of tour flight from Hong Kong to Brize, A very fine operator.
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Old 20th Jan 2021, 21:08
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My QFI on the Varsity at Oakington during the Winter 70 to 71, and I remember him as a good bloke.

Mind you I seem to remember the mess bar a lot more than the flying!
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