My own memories of Ackilngton were during the early 60's of the Battle of Britain days (are any held these days?). Apart from the resident Jet Provosts, I recall a Beverley performing a short landing and discharging a large number of troops (or so it appeared) including a miltary band, a FAA Buccaneer S1 (I think it was just entering service) from Lossiemouth and a Mosquito TT35 from the CAACU at Exeter. Those were the days!
Last edited by John Anderson; 10-12-2012 at 07:23.
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