ICYMI: The final days of Tucano

In a new, exclusive video - Combat Aircraft Editor, Jamie Hunter, spends time with No 72 Squadron during the final days of Shorts Tucano T1 operations with the Royal Air Force (RAF).

Having been in service for 30 years, the Shorts Tucano T.1 was retired by the RAF on October 25, 2019 - following a final flight at RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire. Follow the link, to read Rich Cooper's article about the platform's final flight in UK service: One final salute as Tucano bows out.

The retirement of the Tucano was heavily focused in AirForces Monthly's "Tucano Farewell" two-part special. Follow the links below to read them.

Part 1: Calling time on the 'Tin Can' - by Derek Bower

Part 2: Last days of the Tucano - by Jamie Hunter