Vickers Vanguard lands at Brooklands -- The incredible story
On the 17th of October 1996 the worlds only surviving Vanguard (Merchantman) G-APEP made its last ever flight into Brooklands. This may not seem very surprising as Vanguards flew in and out of Brooklands all the time, back in the days when they were building them there. However, now the Runway had been cut in half by the new road - Wellington Way. Also, the airfield had not been an operational field for many years and offered many challenges to the brave crew!
At the time I was Managing director of National Rescue and had been planning to movie the aircraft by road. I was very pleased when Peter and Gary said the could fly it in. So they went off and practised short landings at the Aircrafts base at East Midlands Airport, while we put a plan together to close a busy industrial estate down, while they landed.
This video shows you what happened on the day, from my vantage point up in the Control Tower.
Lincs and Notts NHS First Responder Volvo V50 Ambulance Light and Siren Demo
At the 2009 Wadding Airshow there was a tent with a Volunteer Lincs and Notts Volvo V50 First Responder parked outside and this was it, this vehicle is a retired RPU vehicle so it's still got stiffened suspension and a bit more grunt under it's bonnet.
I actually forgot about this video and found this in my Emergency Services folder on my computer.
Volvo V50 Diesel Review (HD)
I decided to review this car since Volvo is one of the most underrated cars out there. And I decided to do a diesel before I get into the mad world of the sports car! Hope y'all like this one.
NOTE: The music video in this review (Kanye West ft. T-Pain - Good Life) is for promotional purposes only.
Also has outtakes at the end. Enjoy!
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Hampshire Roads Policing Unit Escort Fire & Ambulance Vehicles For Exercise Shannon
Hampshire Police and their Roads Policing Unit put their recent training into practice escorting various vehicles from Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, East Sussex, Isle of Wight, Berkshire, Dorset & Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue Services and the South Central Ambulance Service Hazardous Area Response Team along the A326 in Hampshire to Fawley Oil Refinery. The largest exercise in a while, named Exercise Shannon. These videos were taken with a Panasonic TZ7.