7th September 2013
More than 40,000 people flocked to Royal Air Force Leuchars to enjoy a thrilling Airshow celebrating the attack and protect role that the RAF provides for the United Kingdom.
The sun shone on a captivated audience who enjoyed superb aerobatic and ground displays. The day concluded with a ceremony recognising the Typhoon transition to RAF Lossiemouth in 2014 with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight joining Typhoons from 1 (Fighter) and 6 Squadron on the tarmac to receive the final salute from Station Commander and Air Officer Scotland Air Commodore Gerry Mayhew as a Typhoon of 1 (Fighter) Squadron from RAF Leuchars and a Tornado of 617 Squadron from RAF Lossiemouth concluded the show with an impressive flypast.
Re-live the best of the RAF Leuchars Airshow 2012.
This minute-long clip encapsulates the very best of this year’s show including the re-formation of Number 1 Fighter Squadron as the RAF’s 4th frontline Typhoon Unit, the Red Arrows, Chinook, Tornado and Vulcan, and the Typhoon Diamond 9.
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