Category: Warbirds

Aviation Feature – F-86A Sabre (G-SABR): A Test Pilot’s Perspective

With Golden Apple Operations Ltd’s North American F-86A Sabre (G-SABR) soon to bid farewell to the UK after a 22 year tenure, GAR takes an in-depth look at the aircraft’s time as one of the true gems of the European airshow scene. In the first part of our coverage, former Sabre display pilot Keith Dennison offers a test pilot’s perspective of the challenges involved in flying one of the world’s oldest airworthy classic jets.

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Aviation Feature – Bill Ramsey on leading the Vulcan and Lancaster formation

On Thursday, 21 August, a unique formation of three Avro bombers will depart RAF Waddington for a series of flypasts. Bill Ramsey will be leading the formation in Vulcan XH558 (G-VLCN) with two Lancasters for company, and he spoke to Gareth Stringer about the exciting prospect of the trip ahead and his experience of flying both types.

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