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RNAS Yeovilton - HMS Heron - 1968

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Simons Sircus - Sea Vixens FAW2 Hunter T8c and Harvard
Sea Vixen FAW 2s of 892 Squadron.
Disembarked from HMS Hermes and retained to form a display team.
A brace of Hunter T8s of Heron Flight, RNAS Yeovilton.
Note the Harvard in the background and spread Buccaneer air-brakes far right.
The Flight of the famous Simon's Sircus during practice for the SBAC Show at Farnborough in 1968. At this time there were four Hunter T8s and a Hunter GA11 on the unit, as well as a Meteor T7, Vampire T22, Tiger Moth, Sea Prince, Sea Devon, Sea Heron, Whirlwind HAR7 and the famous Swordfish.
These pictures taken, on Agfa CT-18, with a cheap viewfinder camera. Delivery of my first Minolta eagerly awaited at this time.
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