out in the sunshine at RAF Kinloss, this was the first production Nimrod to arrive at Kinloss. The second was this crashed in the Roseisle forest near Kinloss after a massive bird strike on take off. Sadly the pilot and co-pilot were killed
The Tupolev (NATO reporting name: Badger) was a twin-engined jet strategic bomber used by the Soviet Union. It has flown for more than 50 years, and the Chinese licence-built Xian remains in service with the People's Liberation Army Air Force.