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208(R) Squadron
RAF Valley
208 (Reserve) Squadron Disbandment
April 1, 2016
A brief photo-report from a cold wet day at RAF Valley for the 208(R) Disbandment. While this event heralded the end of 208(R) Squadron in its centenery year the final flight by the squadron was made on April 13.
Hawk T.1s from across the fleet attended most of which particiapated in the six-ship flypast.
Left to right: Hawk T.1s (XX256, XX250 and XX348).
Left to right: Hawk T.1s (XX170, XX261 and XX204).
Left to right: Hawk T.1s (XX256, XX287, XX170 and XX261).
Royal Navy Hawk T.1 (XX261) taking off in to a very strong headwind.
Left to right: Hawk T.1 (XX204) in Red Arrows scheme and Hawk T.1 (XX240 'CU-240') of Royal Navy from RNAS Culdrose. Hawk T.2s (ZK014 'E' and ZK024 'O') of 4(R) Squadron.
Left to right: 208(R) Hawk T.1s (XX287 and the other 100th anniversary special XX188).
Seldom seen away from its home base at Chalgrove is Martin- Bakers ejector seat test aircraft Meteor T.7 (WA638).
Left to right: The Martin-Baker owned Gloster Meteor T.7 (WA638). Tornado GR.4 (ZA541 '034') left early.
Left to right: The Martin-Baker owned Gloster Meteor T.7 (WA638).
Left to right: Hunter Mk.58 (ZZ190) registered G-HHAE ex Swiss AF J-4066 and previously G-BXNZ) operates under civil owned militarty aircraft (COMA) regulations by Hawker Hunter Aviation Ltd (HHA) which are based at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire.