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I actually don't know what I am doing .....
Can we guess???? :twisted:
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Akie, The Disco Pilot

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Don't tell me this thread is dead. I'm finally at a point that I can start contributing....
I'll try to upload something every week.

Let's start with the hero from Bilthoven, Akie 'the Flying Pilot'

The record posted by Roel on page 17 was not Akie's first "hit single".
A few years earlier he 'released' Bell Bottom Blues. The B-side was Keep on Growing.
It might seem strange but Derek and the Dominos (with Eric Clapton) released both singles also. I tried to find differences between Akie's and Clapton's version, but I didn't succeed. I can't help believing that Clapton stole Akie's songs!! :D

Here's the front cover:
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Here's the back cover:
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And here's the artist himself
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We're bored.......

Henk de Ridder during his daily beauty sleep (1980)
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Rick Versteeg and Peter van Hattum making Henk de Ridder walk home to Amersfoort. In the back with black coat is Jan Schets (1980)
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Bicycle race; from left to Right: Bert Meijerink, Eddy...., ??, Hans Drost, Spakie (1979)
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Our daily highlight. The "luva" leaving home from work.

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Hans Drost and Frank Spreeuwers? (1979)

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Dick Wels at Leeuwarden (1983)

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Hans Drost and Henk de Ridder at Leeuwarden (1982)

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Hans Drost at Spangdahlem (the Football Field) (1981).

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Dick Wels at Wunstorf (1983)

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Henk de Ridder holding a Harrier at Laarbruch? (1984)

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Finally unpacked a box with some 'archief' photo's , since I moved,
here a few from myself...

Mildenhall airshow "SR-71 pilot",

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Me in a starduster II above the Mojave desert, back in 1989,
with an ex F-105 pilot flying,

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two more,

Me and Rick Versteegh, after our Starduster II flight ,1989,

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me at the Otis AFB ramp, 1987 (note F-106's on the background)
spent there two weeks together with Henry'schilder' Gerssen....

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JCD wrote:Henk de Ridder holding a Harrier at Laarbruch? (1984)

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Actually this was Twenthe back in September 1982. There was a squadronexchange between 313Sqn. and 233OCU from Wittering. It could well be that the Harrier T4 Henk de Ridder is "holding" is the XW926/X who crashed just a few months after the exchange (23feb83) !
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Six years ago during one of the (almost) anual (R)IAT UK-trips. Some Soesterberg Spotters meeting-up with their friends from Gilze-Rijen (with Camper) at RAF Lakenheath.
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From left to right (Top): Chris (GZR), Harry (GZR), Joost (SSB), Wijgert (SSB), Peter (SSB).
From left to right (Below): Ruben (SSB), Edwin (SSB), Bianca (GZR), ??? (GZR)
Kind Regards / Groeten,

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