Air Pictorial 1977-09
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??? - Royal Review of the Fleet
Three aircraft-carriers were present - H.M.A.S. "Melbourne" (foreground, with Skyhawks, Trackers and a Sea King on deck), H.M.S. "Hermes" (top left) and H.M.S. "Ark Royal"
Three aircraft-carriers were present - H.M.A.S. "Melbourne" (foreground, with Skyhawks, Trackers and a Sea King on deck), H.M.S. "Hermes" (top left) and H.M.S. "Ark Royal"
Thirty-four Westland Sea Kings fly over the Fleet assembled at Spithead on 28th June 1977 for review by the Queen In the foreground is the frigate H.M.S. "Jupiter" The Sea Kings were drawn from Nos. 814, 819, 820, 824, 826 and 706 Squadrons, Royal Navy, and No. 817 Squadron, Royal Australian Navy. The flypast was to have comprised 154 aircraft, including 110 helicopters, but because of bad weather only a reduced helicopter formation passed over
Three aircraft-carriers were present - H.M.A.S. "Melbourne" (foreground, with Skyhawks, Trackers and a Sea King on deck), H.M.S. "Hermes" (top left) and H.M.S. "Ark Royal"