Phantom F4K Royal Navy
Aircraft Carrier Fighter/Supersonic Interceptor
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Always one of these loitering too. Russian Spy Trawler taken from 892 Phantom Ex Strong Express 1972. archive RN 892 Sqn crew.
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Visitor Exercise Strong Express 1972 C-1 Trader USS John F Kennedy.
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Visitor Exercise Strong Express 1972 A-6 Intruder USS John F Kennedy.
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Ex Strong Express 1972 F-4B Phantom USS John F Kennedy traps Number 1 wire on HMS Ark Royal. archive. No 3 wire was the Target Wire to guarantee a 14 feet hook/eye clearance of the round-down.
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Visitor Exercise Strong Express 1972 SH-3D USS Intrepid.
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Visitor Exercise Strong Express 1972 CH-46 USS Inchon.
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Visitor Exercise Strong Express 1972 CH-46 153373 USS Inchon.
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Ex Strong Express 1972 F-4B 0479 USS John F Kennedy. Crews prepare to start the visiting USN Phantom. The F4B required an external (palouste) air starter. RN F4K's had an internal Gas Turbine starter. archive RN 892 Sqn Crew.
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Cold War Visiter. Russian Air Force TU-126 Moss taken from RN F4K Oct 1972. They followed the fleet exercises everywhere they went. Listening, watching and surveillance. archive RN 892 Sqn Crew.
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Cold War Visiter Russian Air Force TU-126 Moss taken from RN F4K Oct 1972. These aircraft would in flight refuel (probe on nose) to fly these vast distances from their Homeland Bases. archive RN 892 Sqn Crew.
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Cold War Visiter Russian Air Force TU-126 Moss taken from RN F4K Oct 1972. "I followed one from the North Cape of Norway all the way to the Scilly islands where it descended to low level to follow the exercise and return to its' homeland base". F4K crew personal testimony.
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Cold War Visiter Russian Airforce TU-126 Moss taken from RN F4K Oct 1972. Escorting these aircraft would mean large logistical resources of in flight refuelling of the RN Phantoms. archive RN 892 Sqn Crew.
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Cold War Visiter Russian Air Force TU-126 Moss taken from RN F4K Oct 1972. Day 5. The last one we saw. archive RN 892 Sqn Crew.
 
 
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