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Williamtown Family Day - Friday, December 6, 2013.

We couldn't have asked for a nicer day or a more impressive flying display above the gathered 3 Squadron "family", as described in our photo essay below:

 
Tim gives his very impressive briefing from memory prior to the Purple Cobras' complex display - including some excellent jokes at the expense of his red-headed colleague "Chainsaw", flying at #3 [inset, left]. 
(We can only admire the bravery of a leader who makes redhead jokes about someone who will be flying behind him with a gatling gun!)

 


The cool crowd hangs out around the static-display Hornet.

 


Signing the bombs!  (For that personal touch...)

 


Into the "Safety Zone".

 


Clean jets; tight formation.  The "Purple Cobras" display their virtuosity.  Several aerobatics connoisseurs rated Tim's display "the best yet!"

 

 
Association attendees: [Left] Ex-Kittyhawk Pilot Chas Wannan and Association Historian Neil Smith - caught in the act of trying to “start her up”!
[Right] Tim Alsop with WW2 El Alamein Veterans Slim Moore and Tom Russell, ready to cut the Squadron’s “
97th Birthday” Cake.

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