By Ernest R. McDowell

Aircam Aviation Series
Osprey Publishing

Each book of Aircam Aviation illustrates one style or significant sub-types of a well-known airplane in complete colour schemes and markings of the Air Forces of the realm. every one factor includes 8 pages of colour part view illustrations, helping black and white plan view drawings exhibiting the place helpful either higher and below surfaces, 100 and twenty-five half-tone photos, examples of Unit Insignia of the Worlds Air Forces.

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Note also the ejection seat warning and the external canopy latch. Constance Redgrave The tailpipe of the Orpheus engine, note the smoke oil injector pipes on either side of the lower section. These are fed from the modified rear fuselage fuel tanks. Constance Redgrave CONTROL SURFACES A top view of the tailplane showing the elevator hinge line, then below the surface showing the mechanical control actuator. Constance Redgrave Both sides of the fin and rudder showing the hinges and the mechanical actuator on the port side.

The new display season also saw the departure of founder Flt Lt Lee Jones and the promotion of a new leader, Sqn Ldr Ray Hanna, who was to lead the Red Arrows for the next four years. The key personnel of the 1966 team were: Red 1 – Leader – Sqn Ldr R G Hanna Red 2 – Flt Lt D A Bell Red 3 – Flt Lt R W Langworthy Red 4 – Flt Lt P R Evans Red 5 – Flt Lt R Booth Red 6 – Flt Lt H J D Prince Red 7 – Flt Lt T J G Nelson Red 8 – Flt Lt F J Hoare Red 9 – Flt Lt D McGregor Manager – Sqn Ldr R A E Storer Engineer – Fg Off C T Harrow Engineer – Fg Off D Whitby ■ Words: Tim Callaway T A growing reputation he third season for the Red Arrows saw an increase in their role of ambassadors for the RAF and the nation on a much wider stage.

In 1978, the last trainer was retired as the BAE Hawk came into service, many becoming ground instructional airframes. The Gnat was to find undying fame as the first mount of the Yellowjacks and the Red Arrows, and as recorded in these pages, the Gnat was not to be replaced by the Hawk with the team until 1980. The HAL Ajeet in flight, this particular aircraft belonging to 2 Squadron of the Indian Air Force, a unit known as the Winged Arrows. This jewel of a museum is a must for any serious aviation enthusiast.

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