First the admiration:
- I won’t give up, says Captain Calamity: Eccentric aviator, 72, vows to continue perilous journey across Africa
Then the support in Africa:
Here his Facebook page:
And here an answer for the critics:– http://www.pprune.org/private-flying/587307-maurice-kirk-africa-15.html
” Properly? OK agreed in that he is not always proper. But…..
We are all aware that Maurice on this and past trips is an adventurer who is testing the boundaries of what a 72 year old but very experienced pilot can do ‘unsupported’ in an even older very primitive WW2 aeroplane flying long distances through the more remote and dangerous places in the world.
It is not the normal way of doing things. We all know the expression when true life adventures or stunts get onto film. Someone has to do it. We like to watch. We can learn from it. But “do not try this at home”. ”
AS AN ENGLISH SUBJECT ( NOT CITIZEN) in an old colony of ours, SOUTH SUDAN, while experiencing visits and conversations in Juba we are both in serious trouble but for entirely different reasons….
Please take time to find me a way to get back to Narius and cub as it appears impossible unless I just start walking…… Whereas many are out there to help me recover cub and fly on to Cape Horn what is going on in Cardiff , right now, is of paramount importance…….
I know it is boring to you each and all but the mental affect on the pilot ( last time it was malaria) will dominate his way south……..
I currently face a two million pound bill from the South Wales Police which is exactly why the trial judge, to my face, has refused to declare the court log of 23 years duration ( for appeal at RCJ)……
It is precisely why the Cardiff magistrates have frantically re written/redacted the official public court records, that I had been ‘served’ in the cells a ‘restraining order’ in order to ‘break, within hours, without my knowledge even of its’ purported existence…….
It is precisely why the trial judge stated, in recent judgment in order for the police interview tape to be corrupted (again), state he had know apparent knowledge of police staff Mrs H Griffiths offering to me as my copy in 1993, post an interview when I was never cautioned for the indictable offence, ‘posession of a garrotte’…….
It is precisely why the lawyer employed to have the Dr Tegwyn Williams idiot Cardiff magistrates order , I be MAPPA 3/3 and sectioned under the 1983 Mental Health Act for life incarceration without trial…
.Machine-gun damages blocked, has been court ordered not to be done…… These now nearly seven years by same SWP trial judge continues to block my damages machine-gun trial BY JURY……
Of course none of you are concerned on any of this this as it has not happened to you ,,,,,,,all way outside of your ‘ comfort zone’ rather like those who, like me, wanted to vote for BREXIT or NO BREXIT but with no pretence not understanding a safe vote.