Tornado F3 end of an era!


Jimbo

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Last flight of the Tornado F3 took of from leuchars this morning to fly to leaming to be striped down and scrapped!

And F*ck me did the pilots fly the **** out of them :)) low level flypast in max Reheat, pulling up to avoid trees ;)

I was like a little kid :)
 


NeilVtec

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bet that was awesome, Low-pass' are awesome! Did you film it ???
 



DOSvtec

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would of loved to have seen it, must be nice flying them kind of planes as a job, i saw the euro-fighter typhoon at the motogp last year, never seen or heard anything like it :drool:, has to be the best job in the world :nice:
 


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They were some workhorse those things plus they are ludicrously loud :dance:
 


J90CVC

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Sounds awesome, love military aircraft.

There's a vid:



I'm guessin' Typhoons and Eurofighters are replacing them?
 


Jimbo

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Sounds awesome, love military aircraft.

There's a vid:



I'm guessin' Typhoons and Eurofighters are replacing them?
Typhoon and eurofighter are the same thing! Typhoon is the British code name given to the eurofighter! This is what I work on!

I've worked on that typhoon in the video :))

Yeah typhoon has now completely replaced the F3 fleet.
 


Jimbo

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would of loved to have seen it, must be nice flying them kind of planes as a job, i saw the euro-fighter typhoon at the motogp last year, never seen or heard anything like it :drool:, has to be the best job in the world :nice:
Yeah I've got to say it is a pretty cool job, but does have it's drawbacks sometimes!

They were some workhorse those things plus they are ludicrously loud :dance:
Very bloody loud ;)
 



gtismurf

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The typhoon is some bit of kit, but im a bit sad the f3 is now scrapped, do have a soft spot for the tornado's! Take it your stationed at RAF Leuchars then mate?im up there most years for the show, take alot of intrest into military aircraft!!

Treble one squadron up there if im correct?
 



Jimbo

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The typhoon is some bit of kit, but im a bit sad the f3 is now scrapped, do have a soft spot for the tornado's! Take it your stationed at RAF Leuchars then mate?im up there most years for the show, take alot of intrest into military aircraft!!

Treble one squadron up there if im correct?
Yeah I feel the same mate, after 20 years of service there going to get ripped apart :(
Yeah I'm at leuchars, one of the best airshows in the uk :)

why is it getting scrapped?
End of it's service life mate.

Managed to get a 550 mph pass filmed not the best but you get the idea :)

http://i927.photobucket.com/albums/ad115/XJI3958/5941d665.mp4
 

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