Fighter All Weather (FAW) of the Fleet Air Arm.

Five Hour Mission.

Taken 19/4/68. 893 Sqn deployment to Cyprus. I had just flown direct fom RNAS Yeovilton to RAF Akrotiri with Lieut. John Leng refuelled midair by Victor tanker - total flight time 5hrs05mins. This was taken by an official photographer to welcome us - I couldn't wait for groundcrew and just had to get out and relieve my aches and *******!!

Lt (O) John Bradley RN, exiting the "Coal Hole" after five hours and five minutes airborne. The facial expresion says it all.

 

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