of RAF MTDs enjoyed a lively reunion at an air museum near York over the
weekend. The event at the Yorkshire Air Museum at Elvington was
organised by Bill Cundall and Ian Scales, following the success of their
website, which was set up to put RAF MTDs from this specialist field,
back in touch with each other. Several huge vehicles which are
used to transport aircraft and other heavy duty equipment were on
display at the reunion courtesy of No 2 MT Squadron, RAF Stafford.
Past and present RAF personnel travelled to Elvington for the event,
from as far away as Thailand, Canada and France. Bill and Ian, who
served together during their careers said, "It was an
amazing turnout, once people got together they were surprised at the
amount of old friends they were reacquainted with at the Reunion."
style NAAFI at Elvington was the perfect venue for this event which
brought together people who served as long ago as 1945 and those who are
Bill and Ian have received many requests to make
this an annual event, details will follow on their website: www.rafmtd.co.uk
Cundall, left, and Ian Scales, the event organisers of the RAF MT
Reunion, at the Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, discussing the finer
points of this Seddon Atkinson low-loader carrying an articulated fuel
tanker on its extendable trailer.
Courtesy of The Evening Press, York". Monday 24th May 2004.