With all four British Airways retro schemes now in service and celebrating the airlines’ centenary as they work on routes across the globe, Gareth Stringer takes a look at some of the history behind BA’s paint schemes, including the heritage liveries we can see operating today.
This is the first in a new GAR photo series entitled ‘Highlights’ and encompasses January to March 2019.
Thursday 14 March 2019 marked not just the final flight of the RAF’s Tornado GR.4, but also that of another hugely successful military aircraft – the Northrop Grumman EA-6B Prowler. Gareth Stringer looks back on its development and lengthy operational career with the help of some stunning imagery.
The Global Aviation Resource team, along with some of our contributors, have collated more than 500 images from our combined archives to pay tribute to the Tornado GR and to all those people who were involved with it in Royal Air Force service. That entire gallery is presented here as the final part of our Farewell Tornado series.
In this exclusive ‘Farewell Tornado’ feature we hear from some of those who operated the aircraft and worked alongside it during its lengthy service career. These are – Tornado Tales. Images as credited.
The final farewell to the iconic Tornado aircraft and personnel that have served on her Squadrons took place yesterday at RAF Marham with the disbandment parade of the last two remaining squadrons IX(B) and 31 Squadron. Words and images courtesy of RAF Marham / Crown Copyright.
For this next part of our ‘Farewell Tornado’ series, we have compiled together some of the best available Tornado footage
With the Royal Air Force retiring its final Tornado aircraft this week, Gareth Stringer takes a look at the history behind this hugely successful platform, one that has provided the UK’s frontline strike capability for three decades. Images as credited.
To commence our ‘Farewell Tornado’ coverage, we recently re-published the first part of our Tornado GR.1 Gulf War series, which originally appeared on GAR in 2011. As promised, and just as it appeared on the site eight years ago, here is part two.