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Feb 04, '21

Born to Fly


Baptiste Jules Henri Jacques Giffard (8 February 1825 – 14 April 1882) was a French engineer. In 1852 he invented the steam injector and the powered Giffard dirigible airship.


The Wright brothers—Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912)—were two American aviation pioneers generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful motor-operated airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft with the Wright Flyer on December 17, 1903, 4 mi (6 km) south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In 1904–05, the brothers developed their flying machine to make longer-running and more aerodynamic flights with the Wright Flyer II, followed by the first truly practical fixed-wing aircraft, the Wright Flyer III. The Wright brothers were also the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.


Max Immelmann (21 September 1890 – 18 June 1916) PLM was the first German World War I flying ace. He was a pioneer in fighter aviation and is often mistakenly credited with the first aerial victory using a synchronized gun, which was actually performed on 15 July 1915 by German ace Kurt Wintgens. He was the first aviator to win the Pour le Mérite (colloquially known as the "Blue Max" in his honor), and was awarded it at the same time as Oswald Boelcke. His name has become attached to a common flying tactic, the Immelmann turn, and remains a byword in aviation. He is credited with 15 aerial victories.


Frederick William Eley was born on 14th May 1919 and in his early years lived a few miles from Wrenbury, south Cheshire at Cholmondeston Hall Farm, near Wettenhall, where his father was a dairy farmer.

The business failed, Fred's mother died and he went to live with the family of his cousin Brian George, seven years younger than Fred, in Aston, another nearby village. Both boys went to Nantwich and Acton Grammar School, popularly known as "NAGS".

From the 1930's this nickname was marked with two horses on the school badge. On leaving school Fred joined Lloyd's Bank, working first in rural Shropshire at Church Stretton, under the Long Mynd and then, in considerable contrast, at Burslem in the Potteries. The rules of the bank demanded that, in both cases, Fred had to lodge near his work and Brian's father supported him financially. It was while in Burlsem that Fred met his girlfriend, Nancy.

He had always been interested in aviation - Brian George feels that he might eventually have made his career in the RAF even if war had not come. Brian later qualified as a dentist.


In the spring of 1939 Fred joined the RAFVR at Tern Hill, near Market Drayton. He was called up on 1st September 1939 and, training completed, was posted to 74 Squadron at Rochford in Essex. Apart from a brief spell at Leconfield the squadron would alternate between Rochford and Hornchurch until August 1940.

On July 8th, one of Fred's fellow Sergeant Pilots on the squadron, Edward Mould, was credited with the first German fighter to come down in Britain. The Me109, flown by Leutnant Johann Boem, forced-landed on Bladbean Hill outside the village of Elham, near Folkestone.

It was not until 31st July that 74 lost pilots in action in the Battle of Britain. This was a day of Luftwaffe attacks on shipping and on the Dover balloon barrage. In the late afternoon 74 engaged Me109's over Dover. In the resulting fight the squadron suffered three casualties. P/O Gunn was killed, his body being recovered by the Germans and buried in Belgium and F/Lt. Kelly returned to Hornchurch uninjured, but in a badly damaged aircraft. Fred Eley's Spitfire went down burning off Folkestone harbour. It seems he was the victim of the vastly more experienced Oberleutnant Horst "Jakob" Tietzen, a veteran of the Spanish Civil War.

Boatmen and service personnel brought the British fighter ashore and Fred's body was recovered from the cockpit. Brian George remembers clearly the moment he learned that his cousin was gone. The school holidays had started and he was in the garden with his father. His mother came out of the house holding a telegram and crying.

Many local people attended Fred's funeral and there was an RAF flypast. "Jakob" Tietzen survived less than three weeks longer than Fred. On 18th August his aircraft fell into the sea off Whitstable, probably shot down by P/O Zenker of 501 Squadron. Six days later Zenker himself was killed. Tietzen was posthumously promoted to Hauptmann.



Hi Ian hope you are having a good weekend, I have been trying to connect with the spitfire pilot life over the weekend and wanted to share my findings, after going through lots of pilot records etc, I am pretty convinced this was me.

Sgt. F W Eley


Flight Lieutenant Jeremy (Jerry) John BOWLER No. 608262 Red Arrow Pilot. Born 31 October 1941 Died 26 March 1969 aged 27, laid to rest 31 March 1969.

Flying a Folland Gnat T 1 XR573 killed when he flew into trees/ground during practice while attempting to rejoin the formation. He was stationed at RAF Kemble and was on loan to Red Arrows at RAF Little Rissington. He was the team’s first loss.

At rest at Little Rissington St Peter Churchyard, Gloucestershire.


The Red Arrows, officially known as the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, is the aerobatics display team of the Royal Air Force based at RAF Scampton. The team was formed in late 1964 as an all-RAF team, replacing a number of unofficial teams that had been sponsored by RAF commands.

Wednesday January 24, 2018.

The Wright Brothers Reunited!

The exquisite cosmic timing of the universe has just hit me with such a revelation that I have been reduced to tears of realisation at the enormity of what has occurred since last Monday.

A fateful meeting

On Monday January 21, 2018 at 3pm I met O for coffee, a meeting of profound cosmic timing for he was 32 years and 4 months old the precise age that Orville Wright was when he took to powered flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina December 1903.

(Because December 13, 1903, was a Sunday, the brothers did not make any attempts that day, even though the weather was good, so their first powered test flight happened on the 121st anniversary of the first test flight that the Montgolfier brothers had done, on December 14, 1782.)

Wilbur won a coin toss and made a three-second flight attempt on December 14, 1903, stalling after takeoff and causing minor damage to the Flyer.

In a message to their family, Wilbur referred to the trial as having "only partial success", stating "the power is ample, and but for a trifling error due to lack of experience with this machine and this method of starting, the machine would undoubtedly have flown beautifully."

Following repairs, the Wrights finally took to the air on December 17, 1903, making two flights each from level ground into a freezing headwind gusting to 27 miles per hour (43 km/h). The first flight, by Orville at 10:35 am, of 120 feet (37 m) in 12 seconds, at a speed of only 6.8 miles per hour (10.9 km/h) over the ground, was recorded in a famous photograph. The next two flights covered approximately 175 and 200 feet (53 and 61 m), by Wilbur and Orville respectively. Their altitude was about 10 feet (3.0 m) above the ground.

The following is Orville Wright's account of the final flight of the day:

Wilbur started the fourth and last flight at just about 12 o'clock. The first few hundred feet were up and down, as before, but by the time three hundred ft had been covered, the machine was under much better control. The course for the next four or five hundred feet had but little undulation. However, when out about eight hundred feet the machine began pitching again, and, in one of its darts downward, struck the ground. The distance over the ground was measured to be 852 feet; the time of the flight was 59 seconds. The frame supporting the front rudder was badly broken, but the main part of the machine was not injured at all. We estimated that the machine could be put in condition for flight again in about a day or two.



During our coffee and chat I mentioned that I was taking R to see my good friend and and universal medium Grant Peter Colyer the very next day. I then showed O R’s photograph on my iPhone and immediately without hesitation he said,

"I know him, I've seen him around!"

"You've probably seen R in the spa?" I interjected.

"I think it was probably in Hythe." O replied.

I thought at the time that the instant recognition was something exceptional and worth noting for I have an eye for such first response detail and the first initial response of a person often is their subconscious talking. It seems in this case I was right. (Wright!)

A chance encounter

Two weeks previously I had met R again by chance at our local spa when I was with O, he had decided to get changed and I decided after a moments hesitation to take a final few minutes in the sauna before going outside to cool down and dry off.

R recognised me and he told me of his own research and discoveries since we had last met in November 2017. Intrigued by his Spitfire pilot past life story I encouraged him to book an appointment with Grant.

Now that appointment was precisely the following day to our present coffee and chat with O.

Wilbur Wright returns

During an epic reading with Grant, R turned out to surpass all expectations with regard to his passion and past life involvement with flying. For R has the memory of:

Henri Giffard 1825-1882

Baptiste Jules Henri Jacques Giffard (8 February 1825 – 14 April 1882) was a French engineer. In 1852 he invented the steam injectorand the powered Giffard dirigible airship.

Wilbur Wright 1867-1912

Wilbur Wright (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), was an American aviator, engineer, inventor, and aviation pioneer who is generally credited together with his brother Orville of inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane.

Max Immelmann 1890-1916

Max Immelmann (21 September 1890 – 18 June 1916) PLM was the first German World War I flying ace. He was a pioneer in fighter aviation and is often mistakenly credited with the first aerial victory using a synchronized gun. He was the first aviator to win the Pour le Mérite, and was awarded it at the same time as Oswald Boelcke. His name has become attached to a common flying tactic, the Immelmann turn, and remains a byword in aviation. He is credited with 15 aerial victories.

Consciousness entanglement

The quantum entanglement of the two Wright brothers consciousnesses was evident in the reading for it was a job to pin down was it Orville or was it Wilbur that sat before us?

The overlapping lives would suggest Wilbur. For poor Wilbur died of typhoid fever in Boston 1912.

Wilbur Wright fell ill on a trip to Boston in April 1912. After being diagnosed with typhoid fever, he died on May 30, 1912, at his family home in Dayton, Ohio. Milton Wright wrote later about his son in his diary: "A short life, full of consequences."

So R’s complete consciousness focus would be in Max for the next 4 crucial years up unto his death in combat.

From 1890 I suspect that Wilbur was present simultaneously in Max as well as himself. As our consciousness is a quantum phenomenon we have discovered that it is capable of being simultaneously present in physical bodies without regard to time.

(Coincidentally as Alexander Baillie Kell I passed over on September 30, 2012 aged 84 which was also the year of the Titanic disaster. From 1897 onward my consciousness was simultaneously present in Kurt Daluege as well as Baillie Kell. In my present life full clarity of thought was only achieved when I reached the age of 15 the precise overlap of the two lives 1897-1912)

A loyal brother

His death was front-page news around the world. The following historic article that appeared in The New York Globe contains a detailed description of Wilbur’s death. In addition, at the end of the article are some interesting comments from Wilbur about what role birds and the bicycle played in inventing the airplane. His comments seem to contradict some commonly held beliefs.

Here is the article:

Man Who First Conquered the Air and Led the Way in the Aeronautic Marvels of the Last Decade Succumbs to Typhoid — Members of His Family at Bedside When End Came Early today — They Hoped to the End.

Dayton, May 30. — With the world watching, hoping that he might win, Wilbur Wright early today lost his gallant fight for life. He died at 3:15 in the morning. Not until his physician uttered the final syllable of the last word did his loyal brother, constant companion and sharer in his world triumphs, give up hope.

“He will recover. He must get well,” Orville Wright said over and over through the long night. But that parching fever, a temperature of 105.9, just a little under that of the birds he had rivaled, safe to them but death to him, told the physicians that the end was fast approaching.

O’s Reading

Previously in O’s reading of 21 April, 2016 Grant had started definitively with:

"RAF links with flying, past energy aeronautical, flew, mechanical engineering, good with hands, circuit boards, etc. Never been frightened.

Very spiritual ....."

The RAF (Royal Airforce) threw me for I had felt O had been a German Pilot!

This shows us how entangled the energies of the two brothers are. For R’s Spitfire pilot was "bleeding" through with O just as Orville's name kept "bleeding" through yesterday during R’s reading.

Later in O’s reading this key phrase emerged:

"Engineer energy, experienced war time. YOU MADE PLANES FLY. Write a lot of notes. What you did as an engineer WAR."

Grant then went on to say about O’s relentless pursuit of perfection in engine design and his copious record keeping and notes.

Again we can see how the war aspect of the German flying Ace Max Immelmann was bleeding into O’s reading from R.


Wilbur Wright passed away in 1912, he was aged 45. Thus allowed R’s full consciousness and focus to be present in Max Immelmann from 1912 to his death in 1916. Clarity of focus is everything if we are to achieve full potential in our endeavours.

Thus I conclude that the two brothers are indeed quantum entangled with their consciousnesses and that O is Orville and R is Wilbur. But as with the Yin Yang symbol there is a little bit of each of them in the other!

Now all that remains is for O to meet R and R to meet O and we will have achieved an epic reunion of such profundity that it staggers my imagination!

The Wright Brothers reunited.....

Photographic Comparisons

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