The expressions are priceless!
Personally, I think he ripped off a blinder! The Red Arrows flypast was subjected to unforeseen clear air turbulence, and the Richter scale had a hiccup.
He has scored well on the Granddad scale; given his wife something to have a go at him about, embarrassed his children in front of their mother, and, best of all, amused the grandson!
He's 83, for goodness' sake - he's entitled! Have a look at the first photograph - Captain SMUG or what!
I also think that the Queen has a little smirk - she must be used to him by now!