Every experimental technology must be tested, every experimental ship shaken down. And the ships that fly escort on these First Flights are often the most endangered in the Royal navy - whether the danger be from the untested technology they are assigned to protect, or those who wish to procure it...
Well this is my last upload for '09, and the end of my first year on Flickr! Since joining the online 'FOL community I know I have improved, and though I've hardly been the most... frequent of uploaders or the most popular of builders, I hope I've built at least a few interesting MOCs worthy of the internets :P
All I can say is bring on 2010!