Linton GIN - R.N.A.S. Arbroath Air Day
23 July 1969

Linton GIN flew to Arbroath on 22 July 1969, taking a spare aircraft & their ground crew with them. On the 23 July they 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 24th July.

GIN Pilots / Aircraft flown

????? / ?? - Sid Edwards
XP679 / 36 - Al Colesky
XP683 / 51 - Joe Whitfield
XP681 / 53 - Dave Waddington

Dave Coldicutt - Reserve & Commentator flew XP679/36 out & XR672/43 back.

Pilot details have come directly from their log books.

The August 1969 SCAN Newsletter ( ) also lists the following aircraft as attending this show :-
XR670 / 54
XR643 ( this was never a 1FTS aircraft - maybe they meant XR634 / 49 )

Here's a Beer mat advertising the show.

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