RAF Developments

The final Tornado flypast on February 20 offered an opportunity for the Typhoon and Tornado to fly together in IX(B) Sqn markings. Crown copyright 2019

Former Tornado GR4 unit IX(B) Sqn officially re-formed on the Typhoon at RAF Lossiemouth on April 1. As well as air defence and QRA duties, it will also perform the ‘red air’ or ‘aggressor’ role providing opposition for UK and allied air forces.

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