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When five-year-old Bob Williams flew to Berlin with his family in a noisy, freezing Avro Tudor, his mother was in tears, but he thought it was the most exciting event of his young life. Having been bitten by the aviation bug, he found there was no cure and made up his mind he would always work with aircraft. Starting as an apprentice engineer with British Eagle, he experienced the first of several redundancies when they folded in 1968. Dan-Air sponsored him for his commercial pilot’s licence, and he gained his command on their B