A selection of the most interesting aircraft to visit air bases in the UK recently.

French Air Force Transall C-160R R204/64-GD at RAF Lossiemouth on December 5. It was picking up support equipment following a deployment to the base of a French Navy Atlantique 2 in November.
Niall Patterson


1/11 252 CN235-100MPA 101 Sqn, Irish Air Corps; EC- 406 A400M Airbus Defence and Space. 3/11 E37/705- NL & E67/705-TB Alpha Jet Es EAC00.314, French AF both n/s; 4/11 50+51 Transall LTG61, German AF; HZ-124 A340-211 Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia. 7/11 RA-26226 An-30B Russian AF Open Skies. 8/11 E153/705-RU Alpha Jet E EAC00.314, French AF. 10/11 MM62167 VC-180A 28° Gr, Italian Army. 24/11 CE-02 ERJ 135ER 15 Wing, Belgian Defence – Air Component. 25/11 0454 C-295M 242.tsl, Czech AF. 28/11 54+04 A400M LTG62, German AF.

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