RAF Typhoons Deploy to Red Flag

RAF Typhoon FGR.4 ZK366 arriving at Lajes on 15.01.18 (Andre Inacio)

On January 15, 2018 eight Royal Air Force Typhoon FGR.4s arrived at Lajes in the Azores on their way to Nellis Air Force Base to take part in Exercise Red Flag.

The eight Typhoons all arrived from RAF Coningsby, with tanker support coming from RAF Brize Norton. The Typhoons continued their onward journey to Bermuda.

RAF Typhoon FGR.4 ZK318 arriving at Lajes on 15.01.18 (Andre Inacio)

The aircraft involved were:-

ZK366/366 'RRR9811' - still present 01.18
ZK308/308 'RRR9812' dep 16.01
ZK346/346 'RRR9813' dep 17.01
ZK364 'RRR9814' dep 16.01
ZK354/354 'RRR9815' dep 16.01
ZK313/313 'RRR9816' dep 17.01
ZK318/318 'RRR9817' dep 16.01
ZK361/361 'RRR9818' dep 17.01

Tanker support:-

ZZ335 'RRR9401'
ZZ343 'RRR9402'

RAF Voyager ZZ343 arriving at Lajes on 15.01.18 (Andre Inacio)

RAF Typhoon FGR.4 ZK361 arriving at Lajes on 15.01.18 (Andre Inacio)

 

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