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vegaskip
09-30-2012, 06:19 AM
Leuchars night flying again!
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halthepainter
10-01-2012, 08:53 AM
Oh!!! I love this one.

vegaskip
10-01-2012, 11:29 AM
Thank you Hal, this was more an experiment than anything else.
Jim

NeilF92
10-01-2012, 12:34 PM
Worked out quite well . Brings back memories of my two years on base at Leuchars but with Lightnings.

vegaskip
10-01-2012, 01:47 PM
My memories are of Lossimouth ( the real one when the Navy was there), we as duty crash crew sat on the 'D' at the down wind end of the runway, for a final check before take off. Only visitors had afterburners!, although the SA Bucks were quite impressive with the rockets. When the Lightnings used to light up the sides of the landrover used to bulge in ward!
Jim

NeilF92
10-02-2012, 07:52 AM
Favourite ground crew tannoy announcement ?
" Night flying for tonight is cancelled ."
Oh dear , another night in the Mallie - what a shame!:angel:

birdhs
10-02-2012, 07:59 AM
successful experiment!

vegaskip
10-02-2012, 08:40 AM
Thanks for your comments, Birdhs. Neil, Lossie was a Master Diversion Airfield so we were closed up at the fire station anyway. When off duty the Coulard Bank was our 'local'.
Jim