Linton GIN - RAF Alconbury 1969 Airshow
5 July 1969
Linton GIN flew to RAF Alconbury on 5 July 1969, taking a spare aircraft & their ground crew with them.
They landed at Alconbury & later flew a 10 minute "Full" show.
The show would include taking off & landing in formation in front of the public.
No height is recorded for the show.
The team & ground crew returned home to Linton-On-Ouse on the 6th July.
GIN Pilots / Aircraft flown
????? / ?? - Sid Edwards
XR666 / 47 - Al Colesky
XR666 / 47 - Joe Whitfield
XR700 / 46 - Dave Waddington
Spare aircraft - XR672 / 43 ( Dave Coldicutt & John Bishop - Reserves & Commentators )
Pilot details have come directly from their log books. NOTE both Al Colesky & Joe Whitfield have XR666 in their log books for this show.
The excellent Scramble website ( details credited to John Dyer ) also lists the following Linton GIN aircraft as being there.
XP633 / 41
XR670 / 54
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