Philip E. West - Phantom Patrol - McDonnell-Douglas Phantom
McDonnell-Douglas Phantom 43 Squadron Blank Birthday Fathers Day Christmas Card by Philip E. West GAvA
Passing between the
Shetlands and the Faroe Islands, a Soviet Tu-142 long range surveillance
aircraft is intercepted by two FG.1 Phantoms out of RAF Leuchars. With a full weapons fit of missiles and
long-range fuel tanks, the Phantoms escort the bear away from UK airspace.