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Stunning pictures of Tornado fly-past released by BAE Systems

Posted on - 20th February, 2019 - 5:29pm | Author - | Posted in - History, Preston History, Preston News
Three Tornado GR4 aircraft operated by the Royal Air Force fly over BAE Systems’ site in Samlesbury, Lancashire, as part of the RAF’s Tornado Farewell Fly-Past on February 19, 2019. Pictures courtesy of BAE Systems.

BAE Systems has released a set of stunning pictures of yesterday’s Tornado fly past.

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The images show the three fighter jets in the air over the Warton and Samlesbury sites.

Hundreds turned out to see the RAF’S historic fly-past, which marked the decommissioning of the plane – which was partly built in Lancashire.

Over its 40 years of service, Tornado has been in the first Gulf War, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Images of three Tornado GR4 aircraft flying over BAE Systems’ site in Warton, Lancashire, as part of the Royal Air Force’s Tornado Farewell Fly-Past tour on February 19, 2019.
Pictures courtesy of BAE Systems.

Read more: Tornado fly past to go over Preston

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