Striking out

Glenn Sands visited RNAS Yeovilton as 815 Naval Air Squadron prepared to retire its Lynx HMA8s from service.

United Kingdom - Special Report

Lynx HMA8 ZD262/‘301’ from 815 NAS – squadron motto ‘Strike Deep’ – lifts from the helipad to conduct sidedoor air gunnery practice over the sea at the Lilstock range in west Somerset.
Rich Pittman
Two of the last 815 NAS Lynx HMA8s during a farewell formation flight on January 26. The aircraft will be stripped down to provide spares for the Wildcat.
Glenn Sands

For those that have flown and maintained the versatile Lynx, March 2017 will be tinged with sadness as the last all- British military helicopter is retired after 40 years.

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