U.K. Month kicks off with a look at the English Eclectic… make that ‘Electric’ (oops!)… Lightning. Actually, that’s no Freudian slip because with vertically stacked engines, guns & rockets attached to the front of fuel tanks, and highly swept wings, the Lightning is one of a kind! Our guest is retired RAF An aviation organization composed of aircrew, support personnel, aircraft, and equipment. Leader Ian “Blacky” Black; follow him on Twitter (@blickyIan) and check out his website, firestreakbooks.com.
The only listener question addressed on this episode concerns the host Jell-O’s advice for a new student naval aviator. If you’re into vintage-looking stickers of modern military aircraft, check out retro-pilot.com.
Episode artwork adapted by Janek Krause. Bumper music by Jaime Lopez / announcements by Clint Bell.