Phantom FG.1 XT864, uveiled.

Phantom FG.1 XT864, uveiled.

Postby sniperUK on Thu 03 May 2018, 11:38 am

Last Saturday the Ulster Aviation Society unveiled its restoration of former RAF Leuchars gate guard ,Phantom FG.1 XT864 to the public, it has been returned to is 892 NAS Fleet Air Arm scheme of "007" . Present were AVM Harvey Smyth and 007s former pilot Lt Boulton , whose name the aircraft carries. The nose undercarriage extension has been made functional and further systems will be made active.

ImageIMG_5129 by Tony Osborne, on Flickr

ImageIMG_5142 by Tony Osborne, on Flickr

ImageIMG_5149 by Tony Osborne, on Flickr

ImageIMG_5150 by Tony Osborne, on Flickr

ImageIMG_5158 by Tony Osborne, on Flickr

ImageIMG_5160 by Tony Osborne, on Flickr

ImageIMG_5167 by Tony Osborne, on Flickr

Lt Bolton returns to his old seat.
ImageIMG_5177 by Tony Osborne, on Flickr

ImageIMG_5191 by Tony Osborne, on Flickr

On delivery in 2015

Image_MG_0182 by Tony Osborne, on Flickr
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Re: Phantom FG.1 XT864, uveiled.

Postby capercaillie on Thu 03 May 2018, 12:43 pm

All I'll say is Phwoooooooar! :grin:
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Re: Phantom FG.1 XT864, uveiled.

Postby Sundowner on Thu 03 May 2018, 3:13 pm

What a beauty. :clap:
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