Firstly an apology. The AGM Report that I
trumpeted in the last Editorial somehow slipped off my computer and
never appeared. However, I guarantee that you will find it this time!
A large number of membership subscriptions are still overdue. It's easy
to overlook this formality, but it does give our secretary a lot of
extra work. To remind you, your names are in bold on the Membership
list on page 8. Please send your £5 cheques, payable to the
Hawker Association, to Barry Pegram at 12 Becket Wood, Newdigate,
Surrey, RH5 5AQ. Thank you.
Sadly the coach for the September visit to the Fleet Air Arm Museum at
Yeovilton had to be cancelled due to lack of support as otherwise the
Association would have had to subsidise the trip by an excessive
amount. After the success of last year's fully subscribed trip to Duxford the Committee were confident about Yeovilton.
To help future
planning please let me know why they were wrong; why didn't you want to
go by coach?
Sir Sydney Camm has been in the news with a 40th anniversary
Memorial Service in Windsor and the restoration of his grave in Long
Ditton Cemetery. The Association was involved in both events as
The Kingston Aviation Heritage Project is now up
and running. Planning permission for the monument has been granted and
the fund raising appeal has been launched. The appeal leaflet is
And don't forget the ties and the 'RAF Harrier Story'.
Write to: The Editor, Chris Farara, at 24 Guildown Road, Guildford,
Surrey, GU2 4EN. Tel. 01483 825955