Here are the articles we compiled to mark the retirement of the Tornado from Royal Air Force service in March 2019
Farewell Tornado – Tornado Tails
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.
Farewell Tornado – Tornado Tales
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.
Farewell Tornado – Disbandment parade and the final flight
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.
Farewell Tornado – Tornado on-camera
For this next part of our ‘Farewell Tornado’ series, we have compiled together some of the best available Tornado footage
Farewell Tornado – The history of The Mighty Fin
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.
Farewell Tornado – Tornado GR.1 Gulf War 1 (Part 2)
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.
Farewell Tornado – Tornado GR.1 Gulf War 1 (Part 1)
Re-published today as the opening article of our ‘Farewell Tornado’ coverage and exactly as it originally appeared on GAR on 07/02/2011, this is the first of two features on RAF Tornado operations during Gulf War 1.