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Old 7th Apr 2014, 10:02
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rafo1
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Lincolnshire
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Russ Pengelly

Been looking at PPRuNe forums for a couple of years now and never bothered joining, but seeing the photo above has prompted me to finally bite the bullet.

The photo in post #4 was taken by myself at the Farnborough Airshow 9th & 10th September 1972 and the pilot is indeed Flt Lt Russ Pengelly, he was the Lightning display pilot with Wattisham TFF during the period 1971-1972, sadly he was later killed whilst flying prototype Tornado P.08 out of Warton.

For a bit more trivia the aircraft is Lightning F.1 XM139, the main display jet for the displays is unseen and to the right and was Lightning F.1A XM177.
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