Farewell Tornado

The expected flight times:

Leuchars between 11.15am and 11.30am

Tain between 11.30am and 11.45am

Lossiemouth between 11.45am and 12pm

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  2. #TeamBenson enjoyed being able to say a fond farewell to the Tornado today, as did hundreds of people who gathered near the airfield. Thanks for including us in the route @RAFMarhamMedia #FarewellTornado #ThanksTonka #FINale pic.twitter.com/QLsKBPgF0T
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  6. Good morning everyone. Today's sortie to Leuchars Station, RAF Tain and @RAFLossiemouth will take place in the morning so look out for earlier updates from us today. #FarewellTornado #FINale #ThanksTonka
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  8. A beautiful start to the day at RAF Marham this morning. All set for Day 3. @RAFMarhamMedia #FINale #FarewellTornado pic.twitter.com/wInzGhlPoZ
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  11. Former RAF navigator Tony Thornthwaite from Dundee says it will be sad for him to see the #Tornados he once flew bow out of service for the final time. #FinalFlypast @RAFMarhamMedia pic.twitter.com/EGAk4wWMb7
  12. Exciting but hugely emotional morning watching @ChiefofAirStaff going flying in a Tornado for the very last time. So many memories of this amazing aircraft, it’ll be missed by the Hillier family! #TornadoFarewell #FINale pic.twitter.com/uw0Wvj9yHh
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  15. A little piece of history and bowing out with honour and pride. Incredible service from one of the #RAF most loved fast jet the Tornado. #FarewellTornado #Leuchars pic.twitter.com/uap1vogEiz
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  16. "An awesome piece of kit" - Charlie from Dunfermline (at Leuchars) on what the Tornado means to him. #FinalFarewell #FarewellTornado pic.twitter.com/6F3xYgA5KF
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  18. Such a special day. The final three-ship flypast of the @RoyalAirForce Tornado GR4 over Leuchars Station - former home of its sister aircraft the Tornado F3. #FarewellTornado #ThanksTonka 🇬🇧@RAFMarhamMedia @StnCdrRAFMarham @31SqnOC @JohnNicholRAF @bealejonathan @BBCScotlandNews pic.twitter.com/Sjs7666mVS
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  19. The IX(B) Tornado and IX(B) Desig Typhoons are making another pass! pic.twitter.com/32nwyGFICB
  20. We hope you enjoyed our coverage of the Tornado Farewell Flypast! Especially with the added flypast of IX(B) Sqn Tornado and IX(B) Desig Typhoons! A summary of our coverage will be available later today! #FarewellTornado #FINale #ThanksTonka pic.twitter.com/iGDzRZ398c
  21. Exciting but hugely emotional morning watching @ChiefofAirStaff going flying in a Tornado for the very last time. So many memories of this amazing aircraft, it’ll be missed by the Hillier family! #TornadoFarewell #FINale pic.twitter.com/uw0Wvj9yHh
  22. Farewell to the Fin - I'll be sending this Mo Wesley for her son, to put with the pic I took of their very special teddy bear. Thank you to all on the ground, in the air and in the offices at @RAFMarhamMedia for all the work you've put in #FINale #FarewellTornado @RAFLossiemouth pic.twitter.com/3plBaTc8XK
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  24. Nice to see a Tornado overhead in Speyside. Lucky to have got to know a fair few Tornado air and ground crew in a long association with @RAFLossiemouth, and the amazing experience to fly in a Tornado too. Best wishes to all involved over the years. #ThanksTonka #FarewellTornado pic.twitter.com/NQF2KrqmMw
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  25. @hrfca took a 'flying' visit to Leuchars Station today to watch the Tornado Farewell Flypast! #DailyTornado #FarewellTornado #ThanksTonka pic.twitter.com/HCNaCBCkuw
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  26. Cadets from 2284 went to Leuchars Station this morning to see the #FarewellTornado flypast amazing historic experience @ComdtAC @arc_sni @DunblaneHS @CrieffHigh #Aircadet pic.twitter.com/qbTcTLL578
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  27. A few more images from HRFCA's 'flying' visit to Leuchars Station today to watch the Tornado Farewell Flypast! #DailyTornado #FarewellTornado #ThanksTonka pic.twitter.com/uzJelAWGGw
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  28. We Welcome back the last Tornados to @RAFMarhamMedia @tornadohq from the final day of their Flypast Tour. Today saw @StnCdrRAFMarham and @ChiefofAirStaff both have their final flights in the Mighty Tornado. #FarewellTornado 🌪 pic.twitter.com/BpvYZo9zCk
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  29. #TornadoFarewell #TornadoFarewellTour @RAFMarhamMedia @31SqnOC @BossXVSqn @RAFLossiemouth #TonkaTour @StnCdrRAFMarham @StnCdrAkrotiri #RAFTain Thanks for the memories, it was emotional but I just about held it together!! Video courtesy of our Comms Tech, Ray Murray. pic.twitter.com/M3Bu7oUcZJ
  30. I took some flexitime today to watch the #FarewellTornado flypast at #RAFLossiemouth. The jets have been part of my life since 2006, sad to see them go #tornadoflypast #tornado pic.twitter.com/V9n7jz3lHX
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  32. Welcome back to the Farewell Tornado Air Crew & Ground Crew who have just landed back at @RAFMarhamMedia It has been a true Whole Station effort to get the jets up to complete the whole Flypast Tour & the engineering team have played a huge part in its success #FarewellTornado pic.twitter.com/LsF7YsqVGx
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