Pete Collins, Took part in the Falklands campaign flying the Sea Harrier with 809 NAS. He later flew with the Red Arrows in 1986 '87 and '88 seasons. Progressing onto Test Pilot school, this leading to being the test pilot for Flight International magazine regularly writing his impressions of various aircraft. He incurred the wroth of the little Englanders, when he suggested that the Rafale was a better aircraft than the Typhoon.
He tragically died in August 2016.
Photo's of his Red Arrows flying suit to follow (August 2023).