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Website for members of the former Hereford Parachute Club

This website  was created on August 10, 2003.

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First Jump (parachute song)

Did anyone ever sing this song and to which tune?

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Some aircraft seen at Shobdon

                       

North American AT6 Harvard

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Crashed Pitts Special

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A Squadron of Chinook helicopters make an emergency landing at Shobdon

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Again, a Squadron of RAF Hawkes 'beat up' Shobdon airfield

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             BD6                                                  VariEze

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Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer and  a Beechcraft

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It's a BA Swallow, John Hugh's the pilot and I'm in the front seat

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Hawker Sea Fury               Percival Prentice                        Tiger Moth     

Photo's.....    Andy Mann

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Microlight belonging to Gordon of the Microlight Club at that time

photo from Lee Gilliland

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DH85 Leopard Moth,                     VariEze                            Stampe SV4C       

In the background of the photo above of the SV 4C can be seen an American 2nd world war despatch motorcycle. The rider is in American military uniform for that period and is I believe Peter Prior, Chairman of the  Bulmers Cider brewery.

 photo's....     Rich Howell

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All photo's, Shaun McGuire except where stated

 would welcome any information or photo's that anyone could send to me about the club during the years that it operated.

Have you got a story about the club or any of its members? to tell? Please send them to me, although in some cases I may have to edit them a bit!