Rotors over Churchdown
Bristol Belvedere XG 461 lifts another Bristol product - a rocket/ ramjet powered Bloodhound surface to air missile complete with trailer. Note the vertical fins used on the Belvedere tailplane at this early stage in the aircraft's career. These were to be immortalised in the 1/72 scale Airfix kit but later replaced with the version seen in the colour image of the 26 Squadron Belvedere reproduced above.
First Rivet Joint aircraft delivered to the UK - RP Defense
Boeing RC-135 Rivet Joint aircraft arrives at RAF Waddington [Picture: Senior Aircraftman Blake Carruthers, Crown copyright] 12 November 2013 Ministry of Defence and Defence Equipment and Support The first of 3 Rivet Joint signals intelligence aircraft...