Army Air Corps pilot who was piloting a Beaver aircraft when it was hit by gunfire in Northern Ireland. He went on to fly numerous parachute drops. Later to take up parachuting himself. All photo's are from his logbook.
Log book for 31st of January 1976. Aircraft (XP811) hit by enemy fire!
Oil rig spares being unloaded at Asturias, Northern Spain.
7 AEF Chipmunk over Nottingham.
7 AEF Chipmunk.
Slow rolls in the chipmunk. Summer 1981.
Islander G-AYRU taken from G- BBRP over Netheravon.
Sea King and Jaguar trips.
Stampe G-ATKC first flown 22nd March 1982.
Hawk XX351 flight with Glen Torpy, later to become Air Chief Marshall Sir Glen Torpy.
The Red Fred's about to TACEVAL St Mawgan 5th/6th May 1982.
Turbine Islander demonstrator G-BJOH taken during a NAAFI break at Sandown Isle of Wight
High Summer Netheravon 1983.
G-OAPA Pilatus PC-6. Autumn 1983.
The Omani Parachute team.
Spanish Army Parachute team sticker.
Dive exit during dawn to dusk Summer 1985.
(Top) Patrick under GQ unit 200 over Long Marston July 1985. (Below) Simon Ward packing at Dunkeswell July 1985.