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USAFE Open House

RAF Upper Heyford 1991


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Date September 1991
Weather Warm and sunny with clear blue skies.
Comment A great 'American' atmosphere in ideal conditions and including a display by the USAF 'Thunderbirds' aerial demonstration team.

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USAFE General Dynamics EF-111A Raven

An Upper Heyford based 42nd ECS EF-111A Raven about to touch down after completing its display alongside other Raven's and 20th TFW F-111E's.

Blackburn Buccaneer S2B

Not to be missed! A few Buccaneer displays in 1991 were given by aircraft in the Gulf War scheme, this example folding its wings after completing its display.

Fairchild A-10A Thunderbolt II

Back in 1991 the A-10A was a common airshow performer but is now very rare. Here an Alconbury based 10th TFW example begins its display sequence.

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