BlogGAR – Karl Drage – London-Luton Airport – 17/04/2013

As Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher divided opinion greatly. Expectations that her funeral would be attended by world leaders from far and wide, by and large, proved to be inaccurate, with just two heads of state and 11 Prime Ministers present. Having learnt that Stansted would be very quiet for the occasion, Luton Airport became my venue of choice on the day itself.

BlogGAR – Karl Drage – Amsterdam-Schiphol 09/05/2013

The third and final day of my trip to Germany and the Netherlands started with an 0630 alarm call. Behind the curtains the sun was already shining and the sky was relatively free of cloud. FlightStats indicated that two KLM MD-11s were due to arrive back at Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport at 0650 and 0750 respectively. There was no way we would be in position for the first but every chance we’d catch the second.

BlogGAR – Karl Drage – RAF Valley – 06-07/02/2013

As many of you will have already seen in Issue 18 of Global Aviation Magazine, I visited IV(R) Squadron at RAF Valley in February and spent a fair chunk of time outside the wire too. While the vast majority of the better Hawk T2 images were published there, some of the leftovers feature here, together with shots of other types that were active.

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