BUILDING THE MODERN DAY SOLDIER | Darrin Henry #remejobs I’ve just spent the day with the British Army’s Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME), climbing into a Challenger 2 tank, checking the fit of the pilot’s seat in a Lynx helicopter and peering
A TALE OF TWO SOUTH ATLANTIC RUNWAYS | Darrin Henry The most crucial St Helena Airport news got hi-jacked last week by SA Airlink’s successful RJ85 Avro flight and the 108 passengers who unwittingly became history makers. Understandable under the circumstances but, a week on, I think it’s well taking another look and noting some big points.
SA Airlink Lands First Commercial Passenger Flight At St Helena Airport | Sharon Henry The feel good factor oozing around St Helena Airport today was just fantastic to witness. The very first commercial passenger flight into St Helena took place; an Avro RJ85 aircraft
WHICH AIRLINE FOR ST HELENA? | Darrin Henry The clock is ticking; the deadline for bids to provide an air service to St Helena closed two days ago on Monday (6 February) which means in less than three months the island should know the identity
16 Saints Flying From St Helena Airport | Darrin Henry At 10 minutes, it was probably the shortest flight most of us on board will ever take yet it’s likely to also be the most special; to be on an aeroplane flying out from St Helena
ST HELENA AND ITS MILITARY HISTORY | Darrin Henry Ok, to be fair, the first military landing at St Helena Airport was actually a Royal Navy helicopter off HMS Lancaster in 2015, so really I should say today’s C-130 Hercules has become the first