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Blackburn Buccaneer S2B

Buccaneer XX901 had an illustrious service record with the Royal Air Force. In 1983, it took part in the only deployment by Buccaneers to the Falklands and later saw action over Beirut.

In the 1991 Gulf War it flew 14 operational missions and had the unique distinction of destroying a taxiing Iraqi transport aircraft with a laser guided bomb. It was saved from scrapping by the Buccaneer Aircrew Association and is painted in the Gulf War scheme, including the ‘Flying Mermaid’ nose art.


Source: Yorkshire Air Musem
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About Darren Baker (CMOT)
FROM: ENGLAND - SOUTH WEST, UNITED KINGDOM

I have been building model kits since the early 70’s starting with Airfix kits of mostly aircraft, then progressing to the point I am at now building predominantly armour kits from all countries and time periods. Living in the middle of Salisbury plain since the 70’s, I have had lots of opportunitie...