Air Pictorial 1968-11
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J.Rawlings - Navy Days at Farnborough
"Phoenix Five" Buccaneers break to port for landing. Twinkle rolls are among the repertoire of these 19-ton machines
The Show is on. "Simon's Sircus" (Vixens) pull up into a smoking loop, while "Phoenix Five" (Buccaneers) depart to port.
The aerial armada sets off for Farnborough
"Phoenix Five" (plus one) lighten their fuel load
No. 809 Sqdn. Buccaneer S.2s at Yeovilton during the rehearsals; the author sampled a ride in XT211 "320" (2nd aircraft)
The Show is on. "Simon's Sircus" (Vixens) pull up into a smoking loop, while "Phoenix Five" (Buccaneers) depart to port.
The aerial armada sets off for Farnborough
"Simon's Sircus Singleton." Sea Vixen FAW.2 XJ604 is one of six comprising No. 892 Squadron's heavyweight team
Wessex "gun-ship" XS511 "X-Ray" complete with author
Assault on Farnborough. Troop-laden Wessexes of No. 845 Squadron come in behind the Wessex "gunships", the latter bristling with missiles, rockets and machine-guns
Phantom's lair at Yeovilton. Five FG.1s of No. 700P Squadron, serialled XT860 to XT864 inclusive
"Follow that Phantom!" XT864 of 700P on short finals to Yeovilton. Slab tail plane has an inverted Handley Page slot