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It’s interesting how conversations can rapidly move from one subject to another in an instant. The other day, a few … Continue reading British Sea Furies and MiGs in Korea
In the early summer months of 1983, Sub-Lieutenant Ian “Soapy” Watson had just launched off the ski-ramp of the HMS Illustrious … Continue reading Landing a Sea Harrier Where You Shouldn’t