Other photographs

 

Some other photos of interest from Bob Woolley's collection taken during the 1960s......

 

 

  An fine early official De Havilland photograph of Sea Vixen FAW1 XJ488 which was used for flight refuelling trials. 

 

 

 Scene on the Lauder Plain, Aden on 12th September 1963 during a joint exercise between 893 Squadron Vixens and the Army.  

 

 

  Another view of the formation of FAA aircraft seen on the Introduction page.  27th September 1967.   

 

 

  Pre-flight checks on Sea Vampire no. XJ769/678 (750 Squadron, RNAS Lossiemouth) on 11th November 1965.

 

 

 

  A formation of five Supermarine Scimitars seen over HMS Hermes  (date unknown).

 

 

  Mount Fuji, Japan, May 1964.  Probably the most enduring image of the Far East?

 

 

  Another picture taken in Japan, this time during an 893 Squadron 'jolly'. 

 

 

  Heathrow Airport, July 1964.  Note the price of a BOAC flight to the USA.  111 which is over 1300 in today's money!

 

 

  RAS from RFA Tidereach.  Escort frigate HMS Eskimo seen behind.

 

 

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