Flight with British pre-production Concorde 01 (G-AXDN). Concorde flew with the Red Arrows in their Folland Gnat jet trainer. At this time the Concorde test programme was based at RAF Fairford and the Red Arrows at Kemble Airfield which was close by. The flight was possibly flown by John Cochrane with Dennis Ackary as flight engineer and George Wood as navigator around 1973

Flight with British pre-production Concorde 01 (G-AXDN). Concorde flew with the Red Arrows in their Folland Gnat jet trainer. At this time the Concorde test programme was based at RAF Fairford and the Red Arrows at Kemble Airfield.

Gnat Display Team Folland Gnat. Former RAF trainer and fighter version served with Finnish and Indian Air Forces.

Former RAF trainer and fighter version served with Finnish and Indian Air Forces.

Folland Gnats of the RAF "Red Arrows" 1960's

Gnats of The Red The last year the team performed as a seven-ship formation. (c) Crown IWM RAF-T 7029

The Red Arrows Gnats... ...

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BLUE DIAMONDS -- 16-ship show, in classic 'Diamond'

BLUE DIAMONDS -- 16-ship show, in classic 'Diamond'

In 1962 from the Royal Air Force Central Flying School based at Kemble Airbase was formed the Red Pelicans aerobatic display team, flying on four standard painted Jet Provost T Mk4 planes and equipped with white smoke generators. The team was the successor of the CFS team The Pelicans formed in ...

In 1962 from the Royal Air Force Central Flying School based at Kemble Airbase was formed the Red Pelicans aerobatic display team

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