Military Photo: RAF Typhoon

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Posted: 04/01/2014

The newly painted tail of the RAF Typhoon Display jet, from 29 Reserve (R) Squadron (Sqn) is flown for the first time and accompanied by a Typhoon in the original design.

29(R) Sqn are based at Royal Air Force (RAF) Coningsby in Lincolnshire and their prim,ary role is to provide support to air operations and train new pilots on the Eurofighter Typhoon airframe. They are also home to the Eurofighter Typhoon Display Team, with pilot Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Noel Rees piloting the display and supported by squadron engineers and other station personnel.

The tail was designed by Adam Johnson of Adam Johnson Concepts and painted by Serco contractors based at RAF Coningsby. It took 4 days to complete and contains the squadrons eblem, the buzzard and it's famous XXX.



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