Sad but nevertheless funny picture. The French SEPECAT Jaguar E (two-seat trainer jet) is being towed by a Citroën 2CV circa 2005 at Base aérienne 113 Saint-Dizier-Robinson the home of the Escadron de chasse 1/7 Provence. I’d like to think that economy became much better … Continue reading Deux vétéran
It seems I have another Jaguar for you. It’s a purely staged photo made by a French Armée de l’air attack squadron personnel during a maneuvers in 1980, Base aérienne 106 in Bordeaux-Mérignac. The jokers from Escadron de chasse 4/11 Jura took the Fiat 500 of … Continue reading French Jag
I don’t particularly like the Jaguar cars and don’t see the point to begin now. But it seems that I have a few more pictures with them. This photo came from The Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust. The Jaguar is 1970 E-Type S3 2+2 coupé with … Continue reading Story of two cats
Prior to 2009 there were two airworthy Electric Lightning in the world. Both belongs to a South African private aerospace company Thunder City Holdings which had collected former military jets and provided a recreational flights and performed an air shows. This T.5 Lightning – two-seat … Continue reading A dead bird
Classic & Sports Car magazine’s event of 50th Jaguar E-Type Anniversary by James Lipman. The hangar of a Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome. Note the No. 11 Squadron low visibility roundel for camouflaged aircrafts (differs from the Type B by larger and brighter red circle). There’s also a … Continue reading Pit box
Here’s an action shot from a Classic & Sports Car magazine’s event of 50th Jaguar E-Type Anniversary by James Lipman. The racing between Jaguar and Electric Lightning. It’s the same XS904 from Bruntingthorpe.
So, more lousy British cars and jets for you today. English Electric Lightning has been in RAF service for more than two decades. The last planes were retired in 1988 and some of them found a way to a private owners who could afford to maintain … Continue reading Imperial remains