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United Kingdom - Air Force
Handley Page Victor B(K)1A
Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE/KCLE)
USA - Ohio, September 4, 1979
Kenneth Koehn
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Unknown (cn Unknown) Photographed on the NASA ramp on 9/4/79, I believe this Victor was in town to support RAF activities at the 1979 Cleveland Air Show. That year the RAF flew both the Nimrod and Vulcan at the air show. Photograph courtesy of NASA Glenn photo archives.

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Kenneth Koehn May 20, 2013 at 01:47PM Rating: 9
When we talk about the "good old days" of the Cleveland Air Show, this was for sure one of the better ones. These were the military attractions that year:
*Thunderbirds in their T-38's,
*Golden Knights,
*US Navy F-14 Tomcat Demo
*US Air Force F-15 Eagle Demo
*US Marine Corps AV-8A Harrier Demo
*US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress Flyby
*US Air Force SR-71 Blackbird Flyby
*Royal Air Force Nimrod Flyby
*Royal Air Force Vulcan Flyby
I miss those days! This was two years before I purchased my first 35mm camera, so I have no photo documentation of that show- hopefully others do, and will share them on Opshots!

Chuck Slusarczyk Jr. May 20, 2013 at 03:09AM Rating: 9
If I recall correctly, there was also one at the 1978 airshow, and both shows also had Nimrods as well. I do believe there was a flying demonstration as well.

wrench4fred May 19, 2013 at 08:35PM Rating: 9
I remember that Airshow it was spectacular being represented by this most unique Bomber thanks to you and Nasa for sharing.