Royal Navy Historic Flight

At RNAS Yeovilton

A visit on Saturday 4 October 2014

Hawker Sea Firy FB 11.

The sharp end.

Recently arrived DH Sea Vixen

Does my bum look big ???

Pilot's and Observer's office.

North American AT-6D Texan from North Weald.

Texan basking in the west country sunshine.

Yeovilton-based DHC Chipmunk.

There's a caption here somewhere............

Fairey Swordfish - waiting for its engine.

Sea Fury.

Massive prop for all that horsepower.

Texan firing up for it's display........

... under the watchful eye of the Sea Vixen.

Chipmunk taxying out for it's display......

.... followed by the Texan.

Designed to do the same job - big, brash & noisy American and small, quiet, elegant Canadian.

Chippie.... ho !

Beefie Texan.

Great formation flying.

Lieutenant Commander Chris Götke, the Commanding Officer of the Royal Naval Historic Flight at RNAS Yeovilton.

Final shot of the magnificent DH Sea Vixen

© Ken Duffey

October 2014