Navy News: 2011 Yeovilton Air Day, 9th July 2011, Celebrates Lynx Milestone

We are comming along as well Maam!!!!:-D All these took off from VL many moons ago :wink: Fairey Swordfish (pilot, Rear Admiral P. D. Gick; observer, Rear Admiral H. R.
Janvrin; telegraphist/air gunner, Lt Cdr C. Topliss).
Wasps of 829 Sqn (Lt Cdr K. Mitchell) and 771 Sqn (Lt Cdr J. R. J. Rutherford).
12 Wessexes of 819 Sqn (Lt Cdr P. J. Lynn), 706 Sqn (Lt Cdr J. E. Kelly), 737 Sqn
(Lt Cdr R. Leonard) and 829 Sqn.
Gannets of 849 Sqn (Lt Cdr W. H. Barnard) and 831 Sqn (Lt Cdr J. G. Grindle).
12 Hunters of 738 Sqn (Lt Cdr J. W. Beard) and 759 Sqn (LtCdrA. H. Milnes).
12 Scimitars of 803 Sqn (Lt Cdr P. G. Newman) and 736 Sqn (Lt Cdr J. Worth).
12 Sea Vixens of 899 Sqn (Cdr D. C. Matthews), 890 Sqn (Lt Cdr R. G. M.Campbell)
and 766 Sqn (Lt Cdr G. P. Carne).
12 Buccaneers of 800 Sqn (Lt Cdr J. C. Mather) and 809 Sqn (Lt Cdr J. F. H. C. De Winton) For the 50th Anniversary
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:-D Yep ....They used to land at Lossiemouth, for the night..... Often went over to the V Bomber dispersal, for goofers.... they were massive
Saw the Vulcan on my journey back from Taunton on the A303, and it was partnered by what looked like a vampire (or possibly a Sea Vixen)

Both flew past round and returned three times on the circuit before landing. Truly one of the years highlights.

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