Aeroplane Monthly 1981-09
News Spotlight on the Internationa Air Tattoo
An Etendard IV P tanker of the French Navy's 16 Flottile shows off its centreline refuelling pod
The RAF Falcons Free-Fall Parachute Team's C-130K Hercules generates propeller vortices on take-off.
Boy Soons trails diesel smoke at the start of his prize-winning display of the Royal Netherlands Air Force Fokker F.27 Troopship. Boy was the Royal Netherlands Air Force Hunter display pilot back in the early sixties, besides regularly "clobbering" USAF Convair F-102 Daggers in mock combat - not bad for a Hunter.
The Fiat G-91 PANs of the Il Frecce Tricolori from Italy
An 8 Sqn Shackleton AEW.2 was one of the few piston-engined types featured at Greenham 81.