Pilot forced to take evasive action in skies over Lincolnshire with only   length of double-decker bus to spare, official RAF report reveals

RAF Typhoon in 350mph near-miss as close as 20ft over Lincolnshire

Pilot forced to take evasive action in skies over Lincolnshire with only length of double-decker bus to spare, official RAF report reveals

de Havilland DH.110 Sea Vixen a twin boom,twin-engined 1950s–60s British 2-seat jet fighter of Fleet Air Arm designed by de Havilland ,Hatfield,Herts.Developed from earlier 1st generation jet fighter,Sea Vixen capable carrier-based fleet fighter that served into 1970s.Initially produced by de Havilland later known as Hawker Siddeley Sea Vixen after de Havilland became part of Hawker Siddeley Group in 1960.All 140 Sea Vixens manufactured & 1st flown from Christchurch,Dorset.

de Havilland DH.110 Sea Vixen a twin boom,twin-engined 1950s–60s British 2-seat jet fighter of Fleet Air Arm designed by de Havilland ,Hatfield,Herts.Developed from earlier 1st generation jet fighter,Sea Vixen capable carrier-based fleet fighter that served into 1970s.Initially produced by de Havilland later known as Hawker Siddeley Sea Vixen after de Havilland became part of Hawker Siddeley Group in 1960.All 140 Sea Vixens manufactured & 1st flown from Christchurch,Dorset.

The only picture ever taken of Concorde flying at Mach 2 (1,350 mph). Taken from an RAF Tornado fighter jet, which only rendezvoused with Concorde for 4 minutes over the Irish Sea: The Tornado was rapidly running out of fuel, struggling to keep up with Concorde at Mach 2.

The only picture ever taken of Concorde flying at Mach 2 (1,350 mph). Taken from an RAF Tornado fighter jet, which only rendezvoused with Concorde for 4 minutes over the Irish Sea: The Tornado was rapidly running out of fuel, struggling to keep up with Concorde at Mach 2.

Final flight: A Harrier jump jet - the iconic fighter plane that was instrumental in Britain winning the Falklands War - takes off from the Ark Royal aircraft carrier for the last time

Harrier GR9 fighter jet takes off from the Ark Royal for the last time

Final flight: A Harrier jump jet - the iconic fighter plane that was instrumental in Britain winning the Falklands War - takes off from the Ark Royal aircraft carrier for the last time

Avro Vulcan, one of the three 'v bombers' nuclear deterrents in the 50s and 60s. Also took part in the Falklands war. A beautiful delta winged bomber.

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Avro Vulcan, one of the three 'v bombers' nuclear deterrents in the 50s and 60s. Also took part in the Falklands war. A beautiful delta winged bomber.

Vulcans in Camera - V-bomber formation - Vulcan, Valiant, Victor.

Vulcans in Camera - V-bomber formation - Vulcan, Valiant, Victor.

A Spitfire (front) and a Hurricane patrolling the coast during the Battle of Britain, in 1940.

A Spitfire (front) and a Hurricane patrolling the coast during the Battle of Britain, in 1940.

A Gloster Javelin FAW.9R (XH890) of No 23 Squadron banking away from the camera clearly showing the identification markers and the missile complement of De Havilland Firestreak infra-red homing air-to-air missiles. This aircraft is flying from No. 23 Squadron's base at RAF Coltishall, Norfolk. From the IWM collection THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1950 - 1967 shared under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

A Gloster Javelin FAW.9R (XH890) of No 23 Squadron banking away from the camera clearly showing the identification markers and the missile complement of De Havilland Firestreak infra-red homing air-to-air missiles. This aircraft is flying from No. 23 Squadron's base at RAF Coltishall, Norfolk. From the IWM collection THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1950 - 1967 shared under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

Stunning photographs of Vulcan bomber XH558 flying over Beachy Head

Stunning photographs of Vulcan bomber XH558 flying over Beachy Head

Photographer Andy Rouse had the best seat in the house when he was lucky enough to photograph the iconic Avro Vulcan bomber flying over Beachy Head, East Sussex

RAF GR3 and NAS FRS1 Harrier's aboard Atlantic Conveyor off Ascension Island 1982

RAF GR3 and NAS FRS1 Harrier's aboard Atlantic Conveyor off Ascension Island 1982

The Spitfire was a low-wing monoplane that was first flown in 1936 and was first put into service with the Royal Air Force in 1938. It was modified continuously throughout the war to serve in a variety of roles: fighter (with notable success at high altitudes), fighter-bomber, and photo reconnaissance plane.

The Spitfire was a low-wing monoplane that was first flown in 1936 and was first put into service with the Royal Air Force in 1938. It was modified continuously throughout the war to serve in a variety of roles: fighter (with notable success at high altitudes), fighter-bomber, and photo reconnaissance plane.

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