RAF 29 Sqd Phantom's

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Motto: IMPIGER ET ACER
ENERGETIC AND KEEN

 

         F3 Lightning component disbanded 19th July 1974

 

    Reforming with Phantoms FGR2 on the 31st December 1974 at RAF Coningsby

 

In 1982 a detachment of 29 Sqd was sent to Stanley Airport in the Falkland Islands, this was later renumbered 23 Sqd.

 

The Phantom were stood down 31st March 1987 and the sqd converted to Tornado's

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FGR2 XV420/G

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FGR2 XV419/G

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FGR2 XV406/D

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