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Photos from Cold War Jets August 2018

August 2018


Photo's from the nice and sunny Saturday and then the rather wet Sunday CWJ

A rather wet Cold War Jets August 2018 where both XX894 and XW544 performed flawlessly despite the weather.

COLD WAR JETS AUGUST 2018

Simon Kershaw's Story

August 2018


On 11th November 1974, around 4.45pm, Buccaneer XV351 was flying a routine weapons sortie over Wainfleet range on the Lincolnshire coast. It had taken off just after 4pm from RAF Honington – the lead aircraft of three Buccaneers from 809 Squadron – with an experienced Royal Navy crew. It was dusk, very cold, but visibility was good and there was only a light wind.

XW544 Andy Davie's & Steve Kershaw's backseat ride

August 2018


A special day for XW544 being 45 years since she first set to the skies. As usual XW544 performed flawlessly in her Anti-Det run.