1980 – SSAFA Display
1980 – SSAFA Display

1980 – SSAFA Display

To see a scan of the original flying programme (thanks to Geoff Carter) click HERE.

The 1980 flying programme was as follows:

Red Arrows

Vickers Varsity

Rothmans aerobatic team

Army Air Corps Gazelles

Jaguar tactical support supersonic jet

Royal Navy Sea Fury

Campbell “Super Cricket” Gyroplane

The Blue Herons aerobatic team

Blackburn B2

Royal Danish Air Force T17

Charles Shea-Simmonds (Stampe SVb)

Nimrod submarine hunter-killer aircraft

Vulcan delta-wing bomber

Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight

Blanik Glider

Wright Jubilee Trophy Winner (aerobatics)

Marlboro Pitts Special (Philip Meeson)

The Vintage Pair

Miles Gemini

The Falcons Free-Fall Parachute Display Team

Hot Air Balloons (Golly III and Kennings)

And of course, 1980 was the year that a British Airways 747 came in for an impromptu flypast!