Latest News & Updates .... and don't forget Crew Room Latest News just above
18th Mar 2021  - Passing of Tony Wareham announced - Crewroom Latest
13th Mar 2021  - Passing of Capt.
Lech Laszkiewicz & Kevin Magnall (F/E) announced - Crewroom Latest
22nd Feb 2021 -  Passing of Gerry Hook announced - Crewroom Latest
  4th Feb 2021 - Passing of Terry Saward announced - Crewroom Latest
  2nd Feb 2021 - Passing of Mark Parsons announced - Crewroom Latest

29th Jan 2021 - Passing of Paula Tuffs, Stewart Twaite, Mick Alstrom, Ron Saulsbury announced - Crewroom Latest
25th Jan 2021 - Passing of John Collins announced - Crewroom Latest
22nd Jan 2021 - Passing of Tom Moremon announced - Crewroom Latest
21st Jan 2021 - Passing of John Harman announced - Crewroom Latest
19th Jan 2021 - Passing of Harry Leggett announced - Crewroom Latest
  4th Jan 2012 - Passing of David Miles announced - Crewroom Latest

30th Dec 2020 - Passing of Anthony Marsden announced - Crewroom Latest
26th Dec 2020 - Passing of Captain George Bellamy announced - Crewroom Latest
21st Dec 2020 - Passing of Annie Crow and Dave Braithwaite announced - Crewroom Latest
11th Dec 2020 - passing of Nick Silvey (Engineering) announced - Crewroom Latest

21st Nov 2020 - Passing of Robin Brodie-James, Robbie Jewitt and Jim Devlin recorded - Crewroom Latest
  4th Nov 2020 - Passing of Barry Goodliffe announced - Crewroom Latest
19th Oct 2020 - Passing of John Prothero-Thomas (JPT) announced - Crewroom Latest


1st October 2020 Update

- 3 pages in Your Photos opened / updated


24th Sept 2020 - Passing of Benie Sedgwick announced - Crewroom Latest
15th Sept 2020 - Passing of Katrina McGeechan & Leonard Crosbie announced - Crewroom Latest
  8th Sept 2020 - Passing of Brian Streeter announced - Crewroom Latest


19th Aug 2020 - Passing if Ian Wollen announced  - Crewroom Latest
13th Aug 2020 - Passing of Susan Gregory and Carlos Navarro announced - Crewroom Latest

1st August 2020 Update
- 1 new gallery in Your Photos opened
- Roger Creasey's book launch
- Reunion Diary updated


31st July 2020 - Passing of Mo Sparham announced  - Crewroom Latest
20th July 2020 - Passing of Perry Rees announced  - Crewroom Latest
  3rd July 2020 - Passing of Ray Lodhi and Douglas Holland announced - Crewroom Latest

1st July 2020 Update
- 1 new gallery in Your Photos opened
- 1 page in Special Features updated
- Reunion Diary updated


30th Jun 2020 - Passing of Roy Bailey announced - Crewroom Latest
22nd Jun 2020 - Passing of Captain Peter Dawes announced - Crewroom Latest
16th Jun 2020 - Passing of Keith Farmer (Sales) announced - Crewroom Latest


24th May 2020 - Passing of Dick Angel (SFE) announced - Crewroom Latest
14th May 2020 - Passing of Captain Andy Anderson  announced - Crewroom Latest
13th May 2020 - Passing of Tim Smith and Bill Llewllyn  announced - Crewroom Latest


May 2020 Update
- 2 new pages in Special Features opened : Flying in Libya by Ken Honey and The BCal News Library


19th April 2020 - Passing of Terry Crook (Porter)  announced - Crewroom Latest
17th April 2020 - Passing of Cedric Eldred (Traffic & Sales)  announced - Crewroom Latest
14th April 2020 - Passing of Roy Sexton (Purchasing Mgr)  announced - Crewroom Latest
  9th April 2020 - Passing of Peter Greenham (Cabin Crew)  announced - Crewroom Latest
                           - Passing of Gywn Jenkins (Avionics Fitter) announced - Crewroom Latest

April 2020 Update
- 5 new galleries in Your Photos opened
- 1 new page in Special Features opened
- 1 new video added to BCal Media page
- Reunion Diary updated
- Front page gallery updated


10th Mar 2020 - Passing of Bill McNamara (RM Pacific)  announced - Crewroom Latest
  7th Mar 2020 - Passing of Kathleen Rees (Purchasing)  announced - Crewroom Latest
  5th Mar 2020 - Passing of Senior Hostess Rosemary "Roz" Whitten announced - Crewroom Latest
  1st Mar 2020 - Passing of Reservation's Richard Webster announced - Crewroom Latest


26th Feb 2020 - Passing of Engineer Phil Christy announced - Crewroom Latest
16th Feb 2020 - Passing of Captain Mike Winter-Kaines announced - Crewroom Latest
  1st Feb 2020 - Passing of Tricia Jesson announced - Crewroom Latest
  1st Feb 2020 - Passing of Capt. Robert Bovill announced - Crewroom Latest


30th Dec 2019 - Passing of Capt John Leach announced - Crewroom Latest
23rd Dec 2019 - Passing of Alan Jackson announced - Crewroom Latest
22nd Dec 2019  Passing of Bill Richardson announced - Crewroom Latest
18th Dec 2019 - Passing of Charlie Newble announced - Crewroom Latest
14th Dec 2019 - Passing of Julia Ann Jerams announced - Crewroom Latest
12th Dec 2019 - RSA Reunion photo galleries' added - Reunion Diary (Past)


18th Oct 2019 - BA / BCal Retired Engineering Staff 2019 Xmas Party announced - Reunion Diary

1st Oct 2019 - Update online - Your Photos gallery, Cargo Reunion, BCal Calendar

1st Sept 2019 - Update online - Your Photos gallery, Trevor Boud, BCal Calendar,

31 Aug 2019  -   Passing of Gerry Lydon announced - Crewroom Latest
11 / 12 Aug 19 - Passing of Keith Mulvaney & Chris Tear announced  - Crewroom Latest
  9th Aug 2019 - Passing of Susan Robinson announced - Crewroom Latest
  7th Aug 2019 - Passing of Howard Mansell announced - Crewroom Latest


   1st July 2019 -  Passing of Roger Harris announced - Crewroom Latest


27th June 2019 - Details of RSA Summer BBQ announced - Reunion Diary
24th June 2019 - Passing of Philip Hunkin announced - Crewroom Latest
19th June 2019 - Passing of Dave Graham announced - Crewroom Latest
14th June 2019 - Passing of John Clingo announced - Crewroom Latest
7th June 2019 - Passing of Bryan Reburn announced - Crewroom Latest

24th May 2019
- Passing of Dave Wilson announced - Crewroom Latest

1st May 2019 - May Update online - 3 new Your Photos galleries

30th April 2019 - Passing of George Wright announced - Crewroom Latest

30th March 2019 - Details of the BCal Slinfold Reunion added - here
29th March 2019  - Passing of Jim Steven announced - Jim Remembered
25th March 2019  - Passing of Dave Whittington announced - Crewroom Latest
20th March 2019   - Passing of Leo Murphy announced - Leo Remembered
14th March 2019   - Passing of Andrew Watt announced - Andrew Remembered
  7th March 2019
  - Passing of Alastair Pugh announced - Alastair Remembered

13th February 2019
- Peter Goddard's flight in G-CHIP covered here G-CHIP
- Mike Booth Gallery opened in Your Photos


February 2019 Update
- 4 new galleries in Your Photos opened
- 1 new gallery in Aircraft Galleries opened
- Front page gallery updated

January 2019 update
- 1 new gallery in Features opened
- 1 new gallery in Your Photos opened


December 2018 Update

- 4 new galleries in the Hangar opened
- 1 new gallery in Features opened


10th & 18th Nov 2018 - Photos added to BCal Light Aircraft G-CHIP page  see  G-CHIP


26th September 2018 - passing of Marjory Rose Jacobson & Capt William Robinson announced - see Crewroom Latest
13th September 2018 - Passing of Sue Tangstrum announced - see Crewroom Latest
  8th September 2018 - Passing of Laurie Price announced - see Crewroom Latest


September 2018 Update

- 2 new galleries in Your Photos opened : Ian Bell / BCal H and September 2018 Gallery
- BCal 2019 Calendars launched  Here
- Update to A320 at LGW page - Here
- 3 reunions coming - see Reunion Diary


August 2018 Update

2nd July - Passing of Captain Peter Shearburn announced - see Crewroom latest


July 2018 Update
- Site under redevelopment


25th June - Passing of David Buckley announced - See Crewroom B
16th June - Passing of Ken Bromfield announced - see crewroom latest
  9th June - Passing of Harry Stephens announced - See Crewroom Latest
  7th June - Passing of Rafi Mian announced - See Crewroom Latest
  6th June - Passing of Bruce Campbell announced - See Crewroom Latest

June 2018 Update - Site under redevelopment


31st May - Passing of Lady Dawn Thomson announced - see Crewroom Latest
25th May - Passing of Paul Sanday announced - see Crewroom Latest
15th May - Mid Month Newsletter issued
10th May - Passing of Janice Connelly announced - see Crewroom Latest
  3rd May - Passing of Bob "Chalkie" White and Frank Ford announced - see Crewroom Latest



May 2018 Update

- 4 new galleries in Your Photos opened : Richard Ball, Tony Hampson, Sue Lacey and Phil Rawlings
- Flight Certificates Updated (2 new ones found)  Memorabilia
- BA / BCal Retired Engineers Summer BBQ announced - see Reunion Diary



24th April - BUA / Mortons Traffic Reunion details announced - See Reunion Diary
20th April - Passing of John Simmonds, Kevin Seales and Tom Lee announced - see Crewroom Latest
18th April - Passing of Engineer Jack Willmot announced - see Crewroom Latest
12th April - Passing of Emory Brockway (IAH) & Capt Les Goodfellow announced - see Crewroom Latest
  4th April - BCal Light Aircraft Project 2 page opened  here

April 2018 Update

- 3 new galleries in Your Photos opened : Steve Vickers / Ricky Cuss, Will Blunt and Bryan Reburn
- DC10 Handover Keys - Updated (BEBM found)  Memorabilia
- 3 new pages in Feature Pages   BCal Roar-In, BCal Interline and BCal Texas



18th March - Passing of Vince McGread announced - see Crewroom Latest
17th March - Passing of Pete Finlay announced - see Crewroom Latest
16th March - Mid Month update issued

March 2018 Update
- deferred to April 2018



-21st February - Passing of Eric Saunders announced - see Crewroom Latest
-19th February - Passing of Barbara Clough announced - see Crewroom Latest
-15th February - Passing of Martin Harewood announced - see Crewroom Latest
-14th February - Passing of Sheila Mitchell announced - see Crewroom Latest
-  2nd Feb : Will Puk's entry added to the Crewroom


February 2018 Update

- 4 new galleries in Your Photos opened : Andy Bridgeman, Elaine Deverson, Susie Douglas-Smith & Mandy Lenanton
- BUA CI Flight Bulletin - 1963 / G-ANEG added  Memorabilia
- Update to DC10 Handover Keys - did you spot the McDD engraving error  Memorabilia
- Update to G-ARTA page in Feature Pages
- update to AB Photos gallery 5  Feature Pages


-22nd January - Passing of Terry Desborough announced - see Crewroom Latest
-4th January - Passing of Captain Roy Tappenden announced (updated 17th Jan) - see Crewroom Latest
-3rd January - Passing of Richard Havers announced - see Crewroom Latest


January 2018 Update

- 2 new galleries in Your Photos opened : Andy Bridgeman and Tony Cutting   Your Photos
- BCal : Still Open All Hours - A new memorabilia page opened  Memorabilia
- The 1972 DC10 Friendship Tour visits BCal at LGW in Feature Pages
- BCal Beach Boyz show - 26th January - details in Reunion Diary


- 21st December - RSA 2017 Christmas Lunch Photo Gallery opened - Reunion Diary
- 13th December - Frank Skilbeck gallery opened in Your Photos


December 2017 Update
- 4 new galleries in Your Photos opened : Steve Fee, Geoff Lord, Maurice Hale and Reg Woodcock   Your Photos
- BCal DC10 keys - A new memorabilia page opened  Memorabilia
- BA / BCal Retired Engineers Christmas Party - details here Reunion Diary
- BCal Training and Spirit of Caledonia revisited in Feature Pages



-23rd November- Passing of David Kemp, Ray McCammond & Dave Campbell announced - see Crewroom Latest
-  7th November - Passing of Deirdre Drewett announced - See Crewroom latest


November 2017 Update
- 4 new galleries in Your Photos Opened Maurice Hale, Roy, Shaw, David Spencer and November Pt 1   Your Photos
- BCal & Julie Felix - A new feature page opened - London Regents Street   Feature Pages
- Travel Agency Aircraft Models - updated and re-organized in Memorabilia
- BA / BCal Retired Engineers Christmas Party - details here Reunion Diary



-20th October - Passing of Mary Robertson (nee Batchelor) announced - See Crewroom latest
-15th October - BA / BCal Retired Engineers Christmas Party - details here Reunion Diary
-15th October -
New gallery in Your Photos - October Gallery Pt2 open
-8th October - Passing of Bill Florey announced - See Crewroom Latest
-5th October
- Flight Deck Reunion - lots more photos added - See Reunion 2

October 2017 Update

- 1 New gallery in Your Photos - October Gallery Pt1 open
- Alastair Pugh, The Beach Boys & RECW! - Special Features
- WATN BCal DC10's - 2 pages updates, new info, pics and videos - Special Features
- Flight Deck & Cabin Crew Reunion Photo Gallery opened - See Reunion 2
- Index main page photo gallery changed
- Crewroom updated - Jim Monaghan contact email - see crewroom latest


-28th September 2017 - Passing of Maggie Graham announced - see crew room latest
-20th September 2017 - Passing of Neil Phillips announced - see crew room latest
-19th September 2017 - Crewroom updated - Roger Henning - see crewroom latest
-13th September 2017 - RSA Summer BBq Photo gallery added - See Reunion 2
-11th September 2017 - The BCal Beach Boyz - Camberely 16th Sept see Reunion Diary
- 3rd September 2017 - Passing of Reg Goddard announced - see crewroom latest
- 2nd September 2017 - Passing of Jeremy Marquand announced  - see crewroom latest


September 2017 Update

- 2 New galleries in Your Photos from Phippa Barrett & Diane Orme
- BCal Beach Boyz
Video released - brilliant - see it here  Reunion 2
- Crewroom updated - RIP Pete Rafi and Sid Roberts Crewroom Latest
- more coming mid-month



- 25th August - The BCal Beach Boyz page opened in Past Reunions
- 19th August - service details for Jon Theobalds added  please see crew room latest
- 17th August - Crew room updated : Mike Keely (New Entry), Dale Lakin (RIP)
- 15th August - Handcross Reunion Lunch Photo added to Reunion 2
- 11th August - Passing of Jon Theobalds announced - please see Crew room Latest
- 2nd August - Passing of Tony Lawrence (MT) announced - Please see Crew Room Latest


August 2017 Update
- BCal / Beach Boys details added to Reunion Diary
- 3 new galleries in Your Photos - Barbara Emery, Mick Morgan & Bryan Reburn
- 1 new gallery opened in Features - Douala 2005
- All other Douala pages in Features updated and a few corrections made
- 3 Reunions listed in the Diary - The CRC / Reservations on 1st August


- 20th July - Passing of Alan Jones (Engineering) announced
- 15th July - Mid-Month email issued
- 14th July - Passing of Sandra Beeson (then Darlow) announced
- 10th July - BA RSA Summer BBQ details added to Reunion Diary - See Reunions above
-   6th July - Crew Room Latest updated with service dates for Pete Scott and Graham Sanger
-   5th July - Passing of Pete Scott announced - Pete Remembered
-   3rd July - RSA Thames River Trip photos added - see Reunions / Past Reunions


July 2017 Main Update
- 3 new galleries in Your Photos - Mandy Lenanton, Charles Manetta & Jeanette Nathan
- Special Features - Eagle Comics Cutaways of BUA, Jersey & ATL Aircraft / hovercraft page opened
- Hilary Coleman Remembered page opened in the Crewroom, service announced (11th July)
- Ken Wakerell's passing news received, service will be on 11th July (please see crewroom latest)
- 2 reunions listed in Reunion Diary


23rd June - Crewroom News - Hilary Coleman and Graham Sanger
16th June - RSA BBQ held in Crawley
13th June - Flight deck Reunion details added - see Reunion Diary for more


June 2017 Main Update
- 3 new galleries in Your Photos - Angela Mansi, Pauline Bodfish & Peter Kenworthy
- NYANDLA advert now available in BCal Video / Media gallery
- Mike Cusack Remembered page opened in Crewroom
- 3 reunions now listed in Reunion Diary
- New website look launched - So far applied to:

       - Site main front page revamped with new index and gallery
       - Sir Adam page revamped
       - Latest update info page added
       - Links page redone - new links added
       - Past Reunions - all photos and galleries done
       - Reunion Diary revamped
       - Your Photos - all photos and galleries done
       - Crew Room - all pages and remembered pages completed
       - BCal Video / Media - page revamped
       - All index pages revamped

Next to do are Aircraft / Hangar pages, Features and Memorabilia.




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