RAF English Electric Lightning Pilot Hale climbed to ft in his Lightning In Concorde was offered as a target to NATO fighters including Mirages, - but only Lightning was able to overtake from the rear. Climb: in 3 minutes.
Cheerio Ivan: English Electric: Lightning - Limited Edition Fine Art prints and original paintings by Alex Hamilton. A pair of of No. 74 Squadron taking their leave of the crew of a Soviet Tupolev “Bear” D after interception and escort.