Air Pictorial 1977-02
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A.Carlaw - Gannet's Nest
H.Q. Flight's COD.4. XA466/"777", the last airworthy Mk.4 Gannet and only aircraft to carry No. 849's badge on the fin. Next: T.5 XG888/"770" with old-style roundels.
Gannet AEW.3 XL500/"760" of No.849's H.Q. Flight shortly after take-off. Note that only one underwing tank is normally carried
Parked alongside No. 849's Gannets at Lossiemouth, Grumman E-2B Hawkeye 150537 of VAW-116 "Sun Kings" on a visit from U.S.S. "Nimitz"
Starting-up Gannet AEW.3 XL482/"761" of H.Q. Flight, No. 849 Squadron; first Mamba to start drives the rear prop
Английский палубный самолет ДРЛО "Ганнет" AEW.3
With undercarriage doors closing and flaps still extended, another of H. Q. Flight's Gannet AEW.3s, XL502, gets airborne from Lossiemouth on a dull day
One of "Ark Royal's" AEW.3s. XL497/"041", undergoes major servicing at Lossiemouth
AEW.3 XL450/"042" of "B" Flight, from H.M.S. "Ark Royal", and (right) close-up showing RVAW-120's zapped emblem from U.S. tour
Parked alongside No. 849's Gannets at Lossiemouth, Grumman E-2B Hawkeye 150537 of VAW-116 "Sun Kings" on a visit from U.S.S. "Nimitz"