EE Lightning F.1: Just Because (LXV).

The Lightning in one magnificent image. An early F.1 with its pair of Firestreak missiles taking-off from a drenched Wattisham during a Press Day, 1961.

Another revisit during this quarantine; gladly, with a lesser degree of isolation now. Don’t wait much of it. One of the less thorough books written about the subject, yet easy to read and charming in its own improvised way.

2 thoughts on “EE Lightning F.1: Just Because (LXV).

  1. I used to watch them landing at Wattisham. The coolest aircraft ever (next to the Mirage III). Have you read “The Lightning Boys”? Some true tales (and some tall tales…)

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