** NORTHERN NEWS

This page shows my latest images, both Civil & Military

The Patrouille De France staged through Lossiemouth over the weekend of March 18th en route to a two month tour of the USA. Support was provided by a Falcon 50MI & A-400M

XV(R) Sqn carried out a final Operational Mission with their Tornado GR.4s on March 17th prior to disbanding on March 31st 2017

First visit of the Chinook HC.6 in March 2016. Two Chinook HC.6 helicopters visited Lossiemouth for a week of trials in the Scottish mountains.

No XV(R) Sqn celebrated their 100th Anniversary by painting up Tornado GR4 ZA461 in late February 2015. On March 2nd it flew the aircraft in its new stunning scheme for the first time. The iconic Sea Kings of D Flight 202 Sqn  left Lossiemouth at the end of March 2015, professional to the end Rescue 137 was airborne on their very last day.

Morayvia continue to go from strength to strength with the soon to be opened centre at Kinloss and also gaining the only Sea King HAR.3 to be allocated to a museum in July.

ZA461 the XV(R)Sqn 100th anniversary painted jet was delivered to RAF Leeming in early September 2015 for storage

The first visit of a CV-22B Osprey to Lossiemouth took place on September 7th 2016, the pair stayed for over a week.

No 6 Sqn painted up ZJ919 in August 2017 to remember a specific person in the form of “Sir Roderic”

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