Tom Holland gives an outstanding account of his life as a pilot in the RAF. He has a long and varied career but it’s his stint on the Berlin Airlift flying the Short Sunderland flying boat that he recalls with greatest affection. A must view for anyone interested in the British participation of Operation Plainfare.
Berlin Airlift Memorial on Platz der Luftbrücke. The three points represent the three corridors used during the Airlift and the names of the British and American pilots who lost their lives during the operation are engraved on it.
Group Captain Dick Arscott gives a detailed and lucid account of his memoirs as a pilot with 48 squadron on the Berlin Airlift. If you want to know what life was like for a pilot at the time. His account is as good as any we have.