Thanks to an awesome invitation from the Royal Navy, I had the pleasure of of an hour on board HMS Illustrious this afternoon.
I’ll do a proper write-up tomorrow as I am quite tired this evening – but if you have a free day, pop along tomorrow (Sunday) as the sight from the shore of the ship is very impressive, but also there are static displays in the College grounds along with a demonstration of flying helicopters intercepting a patrol boat at 2pm (best views from the riverside in front of the college).
Until tomorrow though – here are a few photos:
Static display in Greenwich
Inside the main hanger
From the top of the (very high) ski jump ramp
London from the flight-deck of HMS Illustrious
Greenwich riverside from the top of the flightdeck
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