I Join the Ten Ton Club

By Sgt. Noel Thompson.

Air Training Corps. Rye. 2274 Squadron (Thomas Peacocke School)

The 1,000 Miles Per Hour Club, commonly known as the Ten Ton Club, was formed at the Lightning Conversion Squadron, R.A.F. Coltishall in March. 1962. To qualify, the rule is that the member must be at the controls of the aircraft whilst flying at or faster than 1,000 m.p.h. (Mach 1.5 at 36,000 feet) included among the members are The Shah of Persia and King Hussain of Jordan Continue reading I Join the Ten Ton Club