HMS Ark Royal, taken from a Merlin HM1 whilst the ship and squadrons were building up for a Joint Warrior exercise. The Four Harriers had just recovered back on the deck after a low level mission through Wales.
[F4 Phantoms on US Carrier]... Sometimes I look at an aircraft carrier in amazement. The ingenuity ... the dream ... the raw determination ... to fly planes - off a ship, in the middle of an ocean ?!!! (Moment of reverence)