Air Pictorial 1977-02
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M.Hardy - A Carrier Supplement
Vosper Thornycroft's "Harrier Carrier". The ship in the foreground of this artist's impression has a Sea Harrier on the VTO grid forward of the superstructure, two more aircraft aft, and a flight of four airborne, white a "planeguard" Lynx keeps station to starboard. The other "Harrier Carrier" is operating anti-submarine Sea Kings
Model of the Hawker Siddeley Sea Harrier FRS. 1 armed with Sidewinder air-to-air missiles. The first of twenty-four FRS.1s for the Royal Navy is scheduled to fly in July 1977
Vosper Thornycroft's "Harrier Carrier". The ship in the foreground of this artist's impression has a Sea Harrier on the VTO grid forward of the superstructure, two more aircraft aft, and a flight of four airborne, white a "planeguard" Lynx keeps station to starboard. The other "Harrier Carrier" is operating anti-submarine Sea Kings
A Westland Sea King HAS.1 of No. 814 Squadron which re-embarked in H.M.S. "Hermes" in January 1977 after a spell ashore at R.N.A.S. Culdrose. Note "barndoor " air intake protection