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Old 22-06-19, 06:36 PM
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Snapped last weekend at the Isle of Wight festival, during a [rather boring] performance by Noel Gallagher.

Any ideas? Looks faintly RAF-ee to me.
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Should be rotated so sword faces upwards
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Old 23-06-19, 09:10 AM
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I agree first thought RAF

I suppose the photo was to show the wide age range
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I suppose the photo was to show the wide age range
You're never too old to Rock 'N Roll!
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Old 24-06-19, 06:39 AM
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The sword & chain like that was the badge for RAF Biggin Hill, but as that hasn't been around for some time now I'd guess at an RAF reserve unit - not one I'm familiar with though.
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Old 25-06-19, 09:44 AM
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Blimey!
Well over 200 views and no serious candidates yet.

If it is that rare, perhaps I should have mugged him for it.
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The sword & chain like that was the badge for RAF Biggin Hill, but as that hasn't been around for some time now I'd guess at an RAF reserve unit - not one I'm familiar with though.
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Could it possibly be a unit that has a historical connection to Biggin Hill ?

No. 600 (City of London) Squadron RAuxAF - On 10 May 1946, 600 Sqn reformed at RAF Biggin Hill, as a day fighter squadron of the Auxiliary Air Force with Spitfires.

The University of London Air Squadron - April 1941: After the war had ended, the University Air Squadron system reformed within No 54 Group and transferred over to No 3 EFTS at RAF Biggin Hill flying de Havilland Tiger Moths.
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Old 26-06-19, 05:58 AM
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Could it possibly be a unit that has a historical connection to Biggin Hill ?

No. 600 (City of London) Squadron RAuxAF - On 10 May 1946, 600 Sqn reformed at RAF Biggin Hill, as a day fighter squadron of the Auxiliary Air Force with Spitfires.

The University of London Air Squadron - April 1941: After the war had ended, the University Air Squadron system reformed within No 54 Group and transferred over to No 3 EFTS at RAF Biggin Hill flying de Havilland Tiger Moths.
No, 600 Sqn use a strip of alternating red/white triangles, like their aircraft markings from the 50s.
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Biggin hill atc 2427 squadron
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Old 07-07-19, 03:41 PM
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I bet that has been bugging you, hasnít it Bob?
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You donít know how much😁
Have you sorted out your bus pass for war and peace yet?
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