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25 Mar 2017


820 Naval Air Squadron (NAS) based at RNAS Culdrose, proudly possesses more battle honours than any other in the Fleet Air Arm, including operations against the Bismarck in 1941 and the Falklands Conflict in 1982.

20 Mar 2017

Lynx final farewell flypast

Four Lynx Mk8 flew across Southern England on 17th March 2017 to bid a fond farewell as she bows out of service on 31 March 2017

20 Mar 2017

Princess Royal names new jetty for Navy’s giant aircraft carriers

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has today officially named the jetty which will house the Royal Navy’s giant new aircraft carriers in Portsmouth.

Infrared image taken from Merlin MK 2 WESCAM of Mount Etna.
19 Mar 2017

Royal Navy helicopter captures Mount Etna eruption

The eruption of Mount Etna did not stop a team of Royal Navy aviators on their hunt to find ‘enemy’ submarines on a NATO exercise near Italy.

The happy band of ‘Junglie’ brothers after the parade
16 Mar 2017

Commando Merlin crews earn their Wings

Six months of intensive training on the Royal Marines’ new airborne battlewagon – the Junglie Merlin – came to an end for 14 pilots and aircrewmen.

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