Tornado GR1

RAF Tornado pilot recalls when a Crewless Tonka Flew Away After the Navigator Ejected Himself and his Pilot from Their perfectly Serviceable Aircraft

RAF Tornado pilot recalls when a Crewless Tonka Flew Away After the Navigator Ejected Himself and his Pilot from Their perfectly Serviceable Aircraft

The Panavia Tornado Development of the Tornado began in 1968, when the United Kingdom, West Germany and Italy initiated a… Read More

4 weeks ago

RAF Tornado Navigator recalls when his Tonka was stenciled with an F-117 zap after it made an emergency landing at Tonopah AFB, home of the then top-secret Nighthawk

I said to a guard, “I suppose you have to wait until the surveillance satellites are clear before you fly… Read More

9 months ago

The story behind this photo of a BAe Test Pilot flying a Tornado with the canopy off

Tornado with the canopy off Taken in 1988 the unique photos in this post feature British Aerospace (BAe) Test Pilot Keith Hartley… Read More

10 months ago

Here are some cool photos of the first dual-control Panavia Tornado GR1T in its original colour scheme

The sunset/night photo shoot featured not only the Panavia Tornado GR1T ZA319, but also the Hawk T1 XX154 and the… Read More

1 year ago

Iraqi MiG-29 Pilot Explains how he was able to Shoot Down a RAF Tornado during Operation Desert Storm

“I manoeuvred the aircraft to be behind and above them, I selected R-60MK heat-seeking missile and a HUD symbology appeared… Read More

5 years ago

That time a RAF Tornado made an emergency landing at Tonopah AFB, home of the top-secret F-117

"The guys at Tonopah had a sense of humour after all, for the silhouette of an F-117 had been stencilled… Read More

6 years ago