Air Pictorial 1988-01
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J.Rawlings - No.29 Squadron - First with Tornado F.3
No. 29 Squadron Bristol Blenheim Is (with "YB" codes) at Debden in the summer of 1939, awaiting their ventral four-gun packs which turned them into Mk.lFs.
No. 29 Squadron D.H.2s outside their hangar at Abeele in the summer of 1916. The aircraft on the right is being manhandled back into the hangar after a sortie
No. 29 Squadron Nieuport 17C1 A6884 with red rear fuselage band at Serny, May 1917
Bristol Beaufighter I V8329 "RO:B" operating from West Mailing.
S.E.5a F927 "A" with thin white fuselage band, seen at Bickendorf while the squadron was part of the Army of Occupation shortly after W.W.I
Two of No. 29 Squadron's Gloster Javelin FAW.9s (XH873 "A" in the foreground) on Night Alert at Luqa, Malta, in October 1966
Nine No. 29 Squadron Armstrong Whitworth Siskin IIIAs operating from North Weald
In 1951 No. 29 became the R.A.F.’s first jet night-fighter squadron, flying Meteor NF.11s. WM145 "A" is seen taxi-ing out from Tangmere in October 1955; the red Xs have returned
For seven years (1967-74) No. 29 Squadron flew English Electric Lightning F.3s from Wattisham, where XP707 "H" is seen on 1st April 1968
Hawker Demon K3976, with two red Xs. while the squadron was at Amriya. Egypt, during the Abyssinian crisis
On re-forming at Coningsby on 31st December 1974 the squadron flew McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR.2s. XV465 "B" is shown in the original camouflage scheme
No. 29 Squadron Gloster Grebe J7381 marked with four red Xs in the hangar at Ouxford
На этом снимке Tornado F.Mk 3 хорошо видны удлиненные сопла более мощного двигателя Mk 104 и широкий обтекатель корневой части киля, по которым его можно отличить от предшественника - Tornado F.Mk 2.
View of Panavia Tornado F.3 ZE288 ”BI" of No. 29 Squadron, R.A.F. Coningsby. The aircraft is carrying four Skyflash air-to-air missiles under its fuselage and two Sidewinders underwing
View of Panavia Tornado F.3 ZE288 ”BI" of No. 29 Squadron, R.A.F. Coningsby. The aircraft is carrying four Skyflash air-to-air missiles under its fuselage and two Sidewinders underwing
Two of the squadron's current Tornado F.3s, ZE254 "BG" and ZE203 "BA", wearing the squadron's badge on the fin and three red Xs on the engine intake sides
Three of No. 29 Squadron’s Tornado F.3s in August 1987, ZE209 "BC”, twin-stick ZE208 ”BT" and ZE257 "BD”
D.H. Mosquito NF.XIII HK428 "RO:K", the variant which saw most service with No. 29 Squadron, photographed in the early summer of 1944