The Nimrod R1 aircraft
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Nimrod R1 aircraft in final flight for RAF

The Nimrod aircraft has made its final flight for the RAF during a ceremony at an air base in Lincolnshire.

The R1 model, used for reconnaissance and gathering electronic intelligence, made a flypast at RAF Waddington.

Chief of the Air Staff Sir Stephen Dalton attended the retirement ceremony and there was also a parade.

Caroline Wyatt reports.

  • 28 Jun 2011
  • From the section UK
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