Cadets pay a flying visit

PUBLISHED: 11:39 01 March 2007 | UPDATED: 11:37 06 May 2010

Cadets and staff from 22 (Sandy) Squadron

Cadets and staff from 22 (Sandy) Squadron

CADETS and staff from 22 (Sandy) Squadron have been on a flying visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire. The visitors got a close-up look of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, which included a Dakota and Spitfires and Hurricanes. The group also saw two

CADETS and staff from 22 (Sandy) Squadron have been on a flying visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire.

The visitors got a close-up look of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, which included a Dakota and Spitfires and Hurricanes.

The group also saw two restored Chipmunks which brought back memories of when the cadets used to fly in them, before the days of the Bulldog and the Grob Tutor, and paid visits to 41 (R) Squadron the fast jet and weapons operational evaluation unit which flies the Harrier GR9, and the Tornado F3 and GR4 was inspiring, as was the visit to 6 Squadron's Jaguar GR3 aircraft, which are now on drawdown for withdrawal in mid year.


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