Aviation Photo #2222692 English Electric Lightning F6 - UK - Air Force

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The magnificent Lightning was the RAF's first truely supersonic aircraft remaining in front-line service for 28 yrs, longer than any other fighter. Although tasked primarliy with defending UK airspace the type was also deployed successfully in Germany as well as further overseas. This particular airframe was built in Preston and delivered in Mar. 1967. By Jul. 87 she had served with No.5 & 11 Sqdns accumulating 4,015 1/2 h and was out-of-hours arriving at the RAF Museum in April 1988.
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    Alastair T. Gardiner
    UK - Air Force
    English Electric Lightning F6
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    Hendon
    England
    United Kingdom
    December 28, 2012
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