Pilot's Pal Calendar 1982
1982 Front

During 1981 my idea of a aviation glamour calendar came from the need of free advertising for my aviation publishing company. With two young Biggin Hill females volunteers from our flying club, Pilot's Pals was created.

Planned for just a one off for 1982 this A2 sheet, 6 months each side, was successful with the demand for further copies encouraging me to continue with a publication for 1984, 6 pages two months per page. with an overdraft from Nat-West and a borrowed 120 camera the future looked bright.

The first Pilot's Pals, left Debbie Watkins and right Karen Slade, with Stampe G-AZSA

Extract from Joe's book 'Biggin Hill Airfield Beyond the Bump 2'.

Both Karen and Debbie enjoyed this new experience as most young ladies would i imagine. I was very comfortable and at ease with the possibilities that lay ahead.

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