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892NAS Phantom Ark Royal

On this day 27 November 1978

Published: 27 Nov 2012

The last catapult launch in the Royal Navy to date was made from HMS Ark Royal by a McDonnell-Douglas Phantom XT870 (012/R) of 892 Naval Air Squadron. 892 Squadron marking was a large ‘Omega’ symbol on a white diamond placed on a red flash.

Image©Fleet Air Arm Museum


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