RAF Coningsby
'Fighter Town (UK)'
September 2017
A brief photo-report from a day outside RAF Coningsby during a German Air Force deployment and at a time when the squadron markings were being removed in favour of number codes.
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Typhoon FGR.4 (ZJ342 '342') in 6 Squadron markings with German Air Force Typhoon EF2000 (30+49) on its way out.
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Left to right: Typhoon FGR.4s (ZK304 'FM', ZK346 'ER' and ZK352 'BV') showing their old tail codes but their squadron markings removed.
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Left to right: Typhoon FGR.4s (ZK352 'BV', ZK354 'BY' and ZK346 'ER') showing their old tail codes but their squadron markings removed.
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Left to right: Typhoon FGR.4s (ZK304 'FM', ZK346 'ER', ZK353 'BQ' and ZK311 'N') showing their old tail codes but their squadron markings removed.
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Left to right: Typhoon FGR.4s (ZK310 '310' and ZJ930 '930') with the squadron markings removed and the 'last three' tail code applied.
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Left to right: Typhoon FGR.4s (ZJ924 '924') with the squadron markings removed and the 'last three' tail code applied.
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Left to right: Typhoon FGR.4s (ZJ930 '930' and ZK307 '307') with the squadron markings removed and the 'last three' tail code applied.
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Left to right: Typhoon FGR.4s (ZJ342 '342') still retaining its 6 Squadrons markings
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Typhoon T.3 (ZJ807 '807') of 29(R) Squadron.
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Left to right: Typhoon T.3s (ZJ810 '810' and ZJ812 '812') of 29(R) Squadron.
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Typhoon FGR.4 (ZJ942 'DH') of 11(F) Squadron.
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Left to right: Typhoon FGR.4 (ZJ912 'DR' and ZJ914 'DZ') of 11(F) Squadron.
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Tornado GR.4 (ZA607 'EB-X') of 41(R) Test & Evaluation Squadron in special markings.
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Left to right: Tornado GR.4 (ZA607 'EB-X') of 41(R) Test & Evaluation Squadron in special markings.
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Left to right: Typhoon FGR.4s (ZK367 'EB-R', ZK365 'EB-L) of 41(R) Test & Evaluation Squadron.
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Left to right: Typhoon FGR.4 (ZK335 '335') of 41(R) Test & Evaluation Squadron.

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German Air Force Tornados about to depart(46+46 and 45+59).
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Left to right: German Air Force Tornado ECRs (45+59 and 46+46) of TLG 51.
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Left to right: German Air Force Tornado ECRs (46+46 and 46+57).
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Left to right: German Air Force Tornado ECRs (46+57).

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Eurofighter EF2000 Typhoon (30+49) of TLG 73 German Air Force
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Left to right: Typhoon EF2000 (30+45) of TLG 73
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Left to right: German Air Force Typhoon EF2000s (30+62, 30+51 and 30+47) of TLG 73.
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Left to right: German Air Force Typhoon EF2000s (30+47, 30+51, 30+62 and 31+20) of TLG 73.
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Typhoon FGR.4 (ZJ942 'DH') and German Air Force Typhoon EF2000 (30+49) in the background.