THE PROBUS 87 CLUB OF DROITWICH SPA NEWS 2018

To old news

22 March 2018 - Paul Harding
  - THE FORMATION OF THE RAF -

Celebrating 100 years

Uniforms:
Flying Corps - Grey

Royal Air Force - Blue

We Dropped Bombs like these out of the Cockpit

INVESTITURES OF NEW MEMBERS:-

Geoff Briscoe

John Barrett

Brian Turner

12th April - You may Run, but you can’t hide…-

An Exposé of US Air Power - by Michael Garvey


April 19th -
STANLEY BALDWIN
Our Local Man In a Crisis
Speaker: Chris Gait


17th April - Lunch At The Wagon Wheel

3RD MAY - DVD OF THE SHORTS’S SUNDERLAND FLYING BOAT - Eric Davis

St Richard’s Festival  - 5th MAY 2018

St Richard de Wych Blessing the Upwich Brine Pit to make the brine flow.

Organised by PROBUS 87

23rd April

VISIT TO WORCESTER CATHEDRAL - Organised by Keith Garvey

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  - 10th MAY 2018


NEWS PAPER ADVERTISING PICTURE

CHANGE OF CHAIRMAN

Sandy Laird passes the Chairman’s regalia onto Keith Fieldhouse

ANNUAL MASTERMIND QUIZ  - 17th MAY


Keith Garvey promises that PROBUS 87 will have their own signiture tune and will creat a masterpiece for Utube.

AND THE WINNER WAS :

‘John Brown’

24th May - Canal Technology - by PROBUS 87 Member Alan Davey  


PROBUS 87 Artist: Ken Harler

7th June LUNCH AT WORCESTER GOLF CLUB  -  By kind permission of member Eric Davis


PROBUS 87 GROUP PHOTOGRAPH

INVESTITURE OF

TONY BIDDLE

14th June: Elon Musk (Engineer Extraordinaire)

By Chris O’Laughlin


21st June: - Member’s DVD/YouTube

The Peter Hawkins show!


28th June: - Britain and the Vikings

By Ron Gallivan

Friday 29th June - VISIT TO COSFORD ROYAL AIR FORCE MUSEUM - Organised by Jan Bryce

Bristol 188, 1957, Titanium Steel alloy for kenetic heating tests at Mach 1.8

Step One Before being awarding Wings –

The ‘News’ presented on this page is done in reverse order, i.e the latest news is listed first, followed by more recent news.
So look at the bottom of this page to see yesterdays action.

This has been done to avoid the time and effort of moving large groups of pictures and data to make room for the latest event.

Member’s Melange

Talks by four members

To Introduction

Eric Davis, Founder Member, Past Chairman and Life Member, recalled the beginnings of PROBUS 87.

Jan Bryce, ex Royal Navy Weapons Director, replayed, utilising members, a typical battle scene in the Ops room.

Geoff Briscoe gave an insight of his experience of being a Chef. Starting with the love of outdoor oven cooking with the Scouts and finishing as chef at the Château Impney

John Careless, Hon Treasurer, talked about his English coin collection. Explaining how they were valued and relating the stories connected with their issue.