Linton Blades 1972 Newspaper/Magazine articles
This clipping was sent to me by David Watkins, who I believe originally got a scan from Sqn Ldr Duncan Robinson
All the following photos of these clippings were taken at the Linton Memorial Room.
The Memorial Room is run by Alan Mawby. I'd like to thank Alan for allowing me to photograph them - MANY THANKS !.
This clipping is 25 May 1972 & refers to the up-coming flypast scheduled in Sheffield for the 10 June 1972.
According to the 1973 report, this was cancelled due to bad weather. However, the Blades flew in Germany on 10 June 1972 ...
This clipping from an unknown french paper covers the Le Mans Show.
Here's one from the RAF News dated 24 June 1972 also covering the Le Mans show. I appologize for the quality of this.
The article was too large for a single photo & I blurred the second shot :-(
This one is a german paper from 1972 covering the St Peter Ording show on 10 June 1972 in Germany.
This article says the team flew there with 5 aircraft.
And another covering the St Peter Ording show on 10 June 1972 in Germany.
This small clipping is for the Bitburg show in Germany 26 August 1972.