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RAF Leuchars' Air Show 6 Sep 85:

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RAF Leuchars' Air Show 6 Sep 85:
Photo by J Henderson.

Not the Jim Henderson from the pub down the road?
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'Fraid not!
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Not one Phantom but sixteen! Practice for the Queen's birthday over Peterborough.

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Old 20th Mar 2015, 17:00
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Originally Posted by Blanket Stacker
RAF Leuchars' Air Show 6 Sep 85:


Please Sir, what does the red disc on the nosewheel door signify?
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It's a special marking that was intended to confuse the intercepted BEAR crews that the 'toom was in fact carrying a special ronny raygun death weapon.

Of sorts.

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Old 20th Mar 2015, 18:16
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Good evening Phantom Phans ...

A nice pic of XV470 of 56 Squadron



Image Credit : P Bradshaw
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Here's a better one

I was saving it for a cap comp entry, but what the heck



Link And credit.

http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/a...XV588(004).jpg



Redhillphil, not having worked on the things, one wonders if it was as a dummy helmet and cockpit to confuse in combat.


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Old 20th Mar 2015, 19:41
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TACAN antenna
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Well Hung

Alert aircraft recovering at Ramstein, 1981.

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Originally Posted by grobbling about
TACAN antenna
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Thankyou.
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Originally Posted by CoffmanStarter
Good evening Phantom Phans ...

A nice pic of XV470 of 56 Squadron



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you'll never get that lot off in a hurry, EH Mr Pastry..
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How "Selfies" were taken in 1985 at Finningley.

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Mind the fence



Image Credit : Lieuwe Hofstra

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Good thing the hook's not down!
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Original pic, and explanation, of Coff's er, pic...

Photos: McDonnell Douglas F-4M Phantom FGR2 Aircraft Pictures | Airliners.net

-RP
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Old 27th Mar 2015, 17:42
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Before they joined the RAF and Harriers joined the Navy. 5 x FG1's, along with 6 x Buccaneers and a Wessex recce'd on Ark Royal's deck by 1(F) in 1972.

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Mais Non! ! Gloria Finis were in service, in 1969, Hank Martin CO, (the Best) with the said naval F-4K, I did my nav inst conversion course with the RN, tot inclusive of course, at Yeovilton in the same year.
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