Tag: RAF Coningsby

Phantom Girl!: the story of Penny Wild, the fighter controller who became the RAF's only female Phantom driver
Penny Wild found the lightness of the hydraulically-operated controls to be a little unnerving at first but soon, when the two aircraft split for practice interceptions, she was exhilarated to think that this was no dream but that, yes, here she was in real life actually handling the potent, famous Phantom... The following article contains excerpts from the story titled Fighter...
No. 12 Squadron is currently operating Tornados, and will transition to the future Typhoon force Britain announced last month that the Royal Air Force (RAF) will stand up No. 12 Squadron again so that Qatari air and ground crews can be trained to operate the Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role aircraft. Previously based at RAF Marham, the unit will relocate to RAF Coningsby...
RAF Typhoon fighters go supersonic to intercept flight after security hoax
Quick reaction alert RAF Typhoon interceptors were scrambled on Wednesday morning and safely escorted the plane to Stansted Airport near London As reproted by BBC Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon fighter jets intercepted a Ryanair flight and diverted it to Stansted Airport following a suspected "hoax" security alert. The service explained that quick reaction alert (QRA) Typhoon interceptors were scrambled on...
RAF pilot draws a giant penis in the skies over Lincolnshire
"Apollo 11" Typhoon's flight path was tracked on FlightRadar24 website, which showed the aircraft taking some very deliberate turns to follow the phallic outline As reported by the Daily Mail, on Aug. 24, 2017, a Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon fighter pilot left aviation enthusiasts shocked after 'drawing' a 35-mile large penis on radars monitoring Britain's skies. "Apollo 11" Typhoon's flight...
Probably the Typhoon was driven by a student who misjudged the aircraft rate of descent This post provides the link to a very interesting clip. Filmed on Apr. 22, 2016 at RAF Coningsby, the footage in fact features a Royal Air Force (RAF) twin seater Eurofighter Typhoon from to No 29 Squadron "clipping grass" while landing after a morning training sortie. We can assume that,...
Avro Lancaster PA474 is regularly repainted with squadorn markings representative of those that operated the Lancaster in World War II Taken on Oct. 6, 2016 at RAF Coningsby the images in this post show Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Avro Lancaster PA474 departing to Duxford ahead of a 6 month major service. In fact Aircraft Restoration Company at Duxford...

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