Air Pictorial 1977-09
J.Rawlings - Sovereign's Salute - F.A.A. Style
H.M.A.S. "Melbourne", all the way from Australia, with Skyhawks, Trackers, Sea King on view
The Sea King formation sweeps over the Fleet - "Ark Royal" in the foreground with "Hermes" and the assault ship "Fearless" beyond
Arriving at Lee-on-Solent, we were confronted by upwards of forty-five Wessexes, all with rotors turning, parked along the disused north/south runway