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B-17 Flying Fortress 91st Bombardment Group: A LEGO® creation by Brick Flight : MOCpages.com

B-17 Flying Fortress 91st Bombardment Group: A LEGO® creation by Brick Flight : MOCpages.com

Within 4 hours of arrival at RAF Debden with No 73 Squadron RAF on 5 September 1940, F/L Reginald E "Reg" Lovett was pressed into action to reinforce No 11 Group, which had been taking the brunt of the Luftwaffe attacks on the south of England. In combat over Burnham, the 26-year-old A Flight leader was shot up in Hurricane Mk I TP-H on 5 September and bailed out, unhurt. He was killed in combat in TP-E near Billericay 2 days later, with 3 destroyed, 1 probable and 1 and 1 shared damaged.

Within 4 hours of arrival at RAF Debden with No 73 Squadron RAF on 5 September 1940, F/L Reginald E "Reg" Lovett was pressed into action to reinforce No 11 Group, which had been taking the brunt of the Luftwaffe attacks on the south of England. In combat over Burnham, the 26-year-old A Flight leader was shot up in Hurricane Mk I TP-H on 5 September and bailed out, unhurt. He was killed in combat in TP-E near Billericay 2 days later, with 3 destroyed, 1 probable and 1 and 1 shared damaged.

Within 4 hours of arrival at RAF Debden on 5 September 1940, F/L Reginald E "Unlucky" Lovett was pressed into action with pilots of No 73 Squadron RAF to reinforce No 11 Group which had been taking the brunt of the Luftwaffe attacks on the south of England. In combat over Burnham, Lovett was downed in Hurricane Mk I TP-H and bailed out, unhurt. Two days later, on 7 September, he was killed in combat near Billericay, aged 26.

Within 4 hours of arrival at RAF Debden on 5 September 1940, F/L Reginald E "Unlucky" Lovett was pressed into action with pilots of No 73 Squadron RAF to reinforce No 11 Group which had been taking the brunt of the Luftwaffe attacks on the south of England. In combat over Burnham, Lovett was downed in Hurricane Mk I TP-H and bailed out, unhurt. Two days later, on 7 September, he was killed in combat near Billericay, aged 26.

20111215raaf8185068_0921.JPG Air To Air imagery of a Hawk-127, PC-9 and F/A-18 for the Commander Air Combat Group handover parade at RAAF Base Williamtown. © Commonwealth of Australia

20111215raaf8185068_0921.JPG Air To Air imagery of a Hawk-127, PC-9 and F/A-18 for the Commander Air Combat Group handover parade at RAAF Base Williamtown. © Commonwealth of Australia

20111215raaf8185068_0572.JPG    Air To Air imagery of a Hawk-127, PC-9 and F/A-18 for the Commander Air Combat Group handover parade at RAAF Base Williamtown.     © Commonwealth of Australia

20111215raaf8185068_0572.JPG Air To Air imagery of a Hawk-127, PC-9 and F/A-18 for the Commander Air Combat Group handover parade at RAAF Base Williamtown. © Commonwealth of Australia

All four Air Combat Group aircraft; the PC-9, Hawk-127, F/A-18A Classic Hornet and F/A-18F Super Hornet, fly in formation in the airspace over RAAF Base Williamtown.

All four Air Combat Group aircraft; the PC-9, Hawk-127, F/A-18A Classic Hornet and F/A-18F Super Hornet, fly in formation in the airspace over RAAF Base Williamtown.

An F/A-18F Super Hornet takes off from RAAF Base Darwin on a night time sortie for Exercise Aces North 13. The Fighter Combat Instructor (FCI) Course conducted from 14 January to 28 June 2013 is an Air Combat Group lead course. The aim of the FCI course is to graduate expert leaders and instructors capable of tactics development, validation and instruction. This year the FCI course contained F/A-18 Hornet and F/A-18F Super Hornet Pilots and Weapon System Officers.

An F/A-18F Super Hornet takes off from RAAF Base Darwin on a night time sortie for Exercise Aces North 13. The Fighter Combat Instructor (FCI) Course conducted from 14 January to 28 June 2013 is an Air Combat Group lead course. The aim of the FCI course is to graduate expert leaders and instructors capable of tactics development, validation and instruction. This year the FCI course contained F/A-18 Hornet and F/A-18F Super Hornet Pilots and Weapon System Officers.

A United States Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 18th Aggressor Squadron in Alaska and a RAAF F/A-18 Hornet from No. 2 Operational Conversion Unit conduct a training sortie in the airspace near RAAF Base Williamtown.    The Fighter Combat Instructor course being conducted from 14 Jan to 28 Jun 13 is an Air Combat Group lead course. The aim of the FCI course is to graduate expert leaders and instructors capable of tactics development, validation and instruction.  Photos…

A United States Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 18th Aggressor Squadron in Alaska and a RAAF F/A-18 Hornet from No. 2 Operational Conversion Unit conduct a training sortie in the airspace near RAAF Base Williamtown. The Fighter Combat Instructor course being conducted from 14 Jan to 28 Jun 13 is an Air Combat Group lead course. The aim of the FCI course is to graduate expert leaders and instructors capable of tactics development, validation and instruction. Photos…

Two Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F/A-18F Super Hornets in formation prior to refuelling from a RAAF KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport over Iraq. Australia’s Air Task Group (ATG) consisting of six Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F/A-18F Super Hornets, an E-7A Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft and a KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft continue to support Operation OKRA with missions in Iraq.

Two Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F/A-18F Super Hornets in formation prior to refuelling from a RAAF KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport over Iraq. Australia’s Air Task Group (ATG) consisting of six Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F/A-18F Super Hornets, an E-7A Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft and a KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft continue to support Operation OKRA with missions in Iraq.

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