Lt. Gen. Thomas H Miller USMC
Lt.Gen. Miller died at the age of 84 on 27th November 2007 at his home in Arlington, Virginia.
Tom Miller will be remembered by many 'Hawker' people for the key
role he played in getting the Harrier adopted by the US Marine Corps.
qualified test pilot, he was the first Marine to fly the Harrier, at
Dunsfold, and was "the father of STOVL aviation in the USMC" overseeing
the development of the concept for the rest of his career which
culminated in his appointment as Head of Marine Corps Aviation.
Help Needed For XZ439
Art Nalls is having problems with hydraulic lines. He can obtain
the material and the bending jigs but the ends are the problem. Can
anybody give a source for the male and female fittings and the proper
tooling to make the ends, or a source of the ends? Please e-mail Art
or tell the Editor.Riverside Spectacular
On 11 May a Thames-side Riverside Spectacular charity event, of
interest to Members, is being held at the Brocas Field, Eton. The
theme is, 'Events which contributed to our freedom.
Participants include the Sir Sydney Camm Memorial Trust, the Battle of
Britain Memorial Flight, the Royal Navy Historic Flight, the Roll-Royce
Enthusiasts Club, the Association of the Dunkirk Little Ships and the
Royal Yacht Squadron, and possibly the Brooklands Museum. Watch out for
publicity or try Google.