>12th May update

>Hi All

Just to let you know that we have passed the final hurdle due to a generous offer from Alan Peace at JD Peace who made up the final shortfall and paid for the display licence required for the event.

Not forgetting the generous contributions from all of you which has made this event possible. Also needing mentioned is the generous offer of the accommodation from Olly Sinclair at the Royal Hotel in Stromness for the pilot and Derek Mowat who has been an immense help in putting this together.

We are aiming for the display to take place at 7pm on 3rd June. The display itself will take place over Kirkwall Bay in a line North to South so it will be viewable from Hatston all the way round to Carness. The authorities have all been informed so we are just waiting for the green light.

The final contibutors list is as follows.

Derek Mowat, Dunstane House Hotel……….£1000

Lawrie &Maggie Mitchell, Setter, Firth…..….£200

Anonymous………………………………………………..£100

Andrew Brown……………………………………………£200

Ian Thain……………………………………………………..£ 50

Jim and Jean Thompson…………………………….£200

Myself………………………………………………………..£200

Eddie Ratter, Scapa Garage………………………. £200

Norman Brass, Blue Star garage, Stromness £200

R Clouston, Kirkwall…………………………………… £100

DS Nicloson Rendall ……………………………………£100

Donald Mowat, St Margerets Hope …………..£100

Olly Sinclair, Royal Hotel, Stromness ………….£100

Jim Nicolson Rendall …………………………………..£50

MT Austin…………………………………………………….£100

Kirkwall Hotel……………………………………………….£200

Airfayre………………………………………………………..£50

G&A Barnie…………………………………………………..£100

RAFA matched by Colin Wylie………………………£100

Gwenda Shearer…………………………………………..£100

William Shearer, Victoria St…………………………..£150

Chris Wild, Craigie’s Taxis………………………………£100

Clouston Lodges, Orphir……………………………….£100

Alan Peace, JD Peace……………………………………£350

Total £4150

As I said last night we are going to organise a private viewing of the aircraft on the evening of the 2nd June for all contributors and details will follow shortly. As we have now reached the amount of pledges required I can confirm the method of payment. Can you please either make a cheque payable to A Hodgson for your pledge amount or the cash equivalent. Please place in a sealed envelope clearly marked with your name and amount written on the front.

Cheques can be posted to me at Kirkwall Airport Terminal or if you are passing the airport, you can drop the envelope in to the information desk. Once again, many thanks for all your support and contributions. Those who have offered physical assistance may be needed shortly as the weekend before the visit will necessitate a trip to Skea Brae for a bag the bruck.

Will be in touch again shortly

Many thanks

Neil

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