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 ( www.ScottishAirNews.co.uk )
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.
If you have further details or photos of this show, please feel free to use the "contact" link on the left.