Firebird - English Electric Lightning

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English Electric Lightning Print - 56 Squadron Aviation Art by Aviation Artist Chris French


The scintillating  English Electric Lightning remains a firm favourite with aviation enthusiasts all over the globe.

Here an early F.1A from 56 Squadron is seen in the stunning 'Firebirds' scheme worn by the aircraft in the 1960s.

First equipping 74 Squadron in 1960, the F.1A would arrive at 56 Squadron in the same year.

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