Oman_3 copyAlek Tarwid had an adventurous journey from his native Poland before arriving in the UK to join the RAF.  Trained as a pilot near the end of the war, he flew Meteors and Hunters before transferring  to helicopters flying on operations in Malaysia, Northern Ireland and Oman.  He played a key role flying Wessex helicopters in support of the SAS during Operation Hornbeam.  He was appointed MBE and decorated by the Sultan of Oman.

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