Let me try to put some
names to those faces - e-mail
me with additions and corrections please):
Back Row left to right :
Al Wickes, Ron Bridgeman, Keith Abnett, John Ricketts, Charlie
Kunz, Andy Crouch, Colin Yarwood, Bernie Frankland.
Front Row left to right :
Tony Bridgeland, Tony (Buggsy) Breed,
Ralph Wintle, Nick Carter, Doug Mitchell (AEO), Graham
(Charlie) Probert, George Barrass, Les Sturgess, Bert Kimber.
thank you to Andy Crouch for getting in touch by email and
putting more names to faces and to Keith Abnett for providing
the last name, Buggsy Breed.
I would like to thank
Graham (Charlie) Probert for contacting me with the sad news
that Buggsy Breed 'Crossed the Bar' last year.
For the record the details of 001's successful
Trans-Atlantic bid were: Date 11 June 1969, Crew Lt.Cdr. Brian
Davies (P) and Lt.Cdr. Peter Goddard (O), Runway to runway
time 4 hours 46 minutes 57 seconds, Overall time 5 hours 11
minutes 22 seconds, Average true air speed (to Lundy Island)