I should have added that I joined the RAF in 1959, was posted to RAF
Driffield in 1961 and left Driffield in 1963 when I was posted to RAF
Sharjah in the Persian Gulf; Sharjah was a small airfield which was on
an HF morse network with RAF Muharraq, RAF Masirah, RAF Salalah, RAF
Riyan and RAF Khormaksar (Aden, which was also HQ Middle East Command).
That was in the days when we still had an Air Force <g>
"Some days we are the pigeons, other days we are the statue."