RAF English Electric Lightning F6 fighters following Handley Page Victor XH587 Air-Air Refuelling drogues, Laverton, 1971

RAF English Electric Lightning F6 fighters following Handley Page Victor XH587 Air-Air Refuelling drogues, Laverton, 1971

The legendary English Electric Lightning - One of my favourite Cold War era jets. It's astonishing ROC and exceptional performance marked it out as ahead of it's time and a pilot's favourite.

The legendary English Electric Lightning - One of my favourite Cold War era jets. It's astonishing ROC and exceptional performance marked it out as ahead of it's time and a pilot's favourite.

English Electric Lightning. Super fast, super low and probably one of the ugliest things ever to go supersonic.

English Electric Lightning. Super fast, super low and probably one of the ugliest things ever to go supersonic.

The Handley Page Victor was a British jet bomber aircraft produced by the Handley Page Aircraft Company during the Cold War. It was the third and final of the V-bombers that provided Britain's nuclear deterrent. The other two V-bombers were the Avro Vulcan and the Vickers Valiant.

The Handley Page Victor was a British jet bomber aircraft produced by the Handley Page Aircraft Company during the Cold War. It was the third and final of the V-bombers that provided Britain's nuclear deterrent. The other two V-bombers were the Avro Vulcan and the Vickers Valiant.

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Two F-35s Thundering Together for the First Time

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