There are usually four reasons for Crossfields to be pestered by low flying helicopters: a police search, a traffic 'flying eye', an ambulance airlift, or, as in today and tomorrow... the Navy are in town.
Ian Visits has the news that HMS Bulwark is up from Plymouth and docked for a couple of days down at Greenwich. There were demonstrations today — and again tomorrow between 11am and 12.35pm.
Warships aren't really my thing, but it might be an interesting spectacle for some, and I am glad to read that the demonstrations will also illustrate how the ship can be employed in humanitarian circumstances.
UPDATE from Marmoset: A couple of pictures from Greenwich Reach this afternoon...
|Perfectly camouflaged for today's London grey.|
How to get from the flight deck to the bridge avoiding the steps:
|Take off and fly around a bit|
|Come back and drop in from above|
And here's a pigeon imitating the manoeuvre just to remind us it's spring: