XXV(Fighter) Squadron - RAF Leeming
XXV(F) Squadron reformed on August 1, 1989 at RAF Leeming with the Tornado F.3. They subsequently disbanded on April 4, 2008.
|Tornado F.3 (ZE831 'XQ') callsign 'Javelin 1',
refuelling from a 10 Squadron VC-10 K.3 at 20,000 feet over North Sea in July 2005.
|Air to Air Action|
|Tornado F.3s (ZE831 'XQ' and ZG780 'WF') in July 2005.|
|Tornado F.3s (ZE755/- and ZE254 'UD') in July 2005.|
|Tornado F.3s (ZE755/-, ZE254 'UD', ZE831 'XQ' and ZG780 'WF') using callsign 'Javelin 1-4' and two more images of ZE254 'UD' minus its squadron badge in May 2005.|
|Tornado F.3 (ZE254 'UD' and ZE755) in July 2005.|
|Tornado F.3 (ZE907 'DA') using callsign 'Volatile 31' during Ex Swift Panther in May 2006.|
|Left to right: Tornado F.3 (ZE907 'DA') using callsign 'Volatile 31' in May 2006.|
|Left to right: Tornado F.3s (ZE165 'GE' and ZE763 'FJ') in May 2006.|
|Low Level Flying Action|
|Tornado F.3 (ZE254 'UD') this time at low level in the Lake District, it made two passes in 17 minutes on June 22, 2005.|
|Tornado F.3 (ZE755 'YL') in 25 Squadron colours, low level through the A5 pass in September 2006 and also through the 'Loop' in March 2007.|
|On Base Action|
|At TLP 2006-4 Tornado F.3 (ZG780 'XXV') in special XXV(F) Squadron 90th anniversary markings.
It was inscribed '90 Years 1915 - 2005' by 2008 just before their disbandment it had been changed to simply '1915 - 2008'.
|Two Tornado F.3s (ZG780 'XXV' and ZE201 'FB') attending TLP 2006-4 at Florennes Air Base, Belgium in July 2006. Tornado F.3 (ZE168 'FA') arriving at RAF Coningsby in November 2006 to take-over QRA duties.|
|Left to right: 25(F) Squadron Tornado F.3s (ZE982 'FR', ZE168 'FA' and ZE728 'FZ') were operating from Waddington for the duration of exercise Indra Dhanush from July 2-12, 2007.|
|Left to right: Tornado F.3s (ZE728 'FZ', ZE982 'FR' and ZE168 'FA') at Waddington.|
| Departing Leeming Tornado F.3 pair (ZG780 'XXV' and ZE982 'FR') in February 2008.
'XXV' in its final year was inscribed '1915 - 2008'.
|Left to right: Tornado F.3 (ZE982 'FR' and ZG780 'XXV') at Leeming in February 2008.|
|Left to right: Departing Tornado F.3 (ZE728 'FZ') and Tornado F.3 (ZG780 'XXV') ready for flight in HAS 13 at Leeming in February 2008.|