"He got to wear a Superman flying suit
and just loved it," says Claire.
It would be a treat for Boro's long-suffering fans to see a proper comedian in a flying suit
playing for laughs as a change to those officiating at Boro matches.
Bishop does provide technical details, where necessary, regarding such things as learning to fly the precise approach pattern required during initial "dances with the Lady," fitting the flying suit
necessary to survive at the extreme altitudes at which the U-2 operates, the detailed mission planning needed to enable acquisition of required information, and mission preparation.
After many years, Captain Salvador retired from military service, trading-in his flying suit
for a commercial pilot's uniform.
Another attraction was the display of the flying suit
I still put on a flying suit
when I go to work and it's always with a sense of pride that I wear that badge."
Speaking at the time of his appointment to the Red Arrows, he said: "It will be an incredible challenge but I can't wait to earn the honour of wearing the red flying suit
with everything that it represents.
George Fernandes - In June 2003, then Defence Minister George Fernandes put on the flying suit
and took off in a Su-30 fighter jet from Lohegaon Air Force Station near Pune.
KLM had recently painted one of its Fokker 70s, PH-KZU, in a special colour scheme that carried an image of Anthony Fokker, clad in his flying suit
, on its tail and "Fokker --Thank you" titles on the fuselage.
He just had time to slip his flying suit
over his nightclothes before stepping into his singleseat Sopwith Camel biplane.
Dominic has also written a book called Variations on Normal, featuring more of his "bonkers inventions" (his own description on www.variationsonnormal.com) such as a helium-filled flying suit
. A second Cultural Spring commission, Winter Tales, has been awarded to Mr Drayton's Entertainments for an idea devised by Steve Drayton, BBC Radio Newcastle producer, comedian and vinyl-loving music afi-cionado.