Handmade by Machine

801 Naval Air Squadron disband - Sea Harriers retire

The Sea Harriers of 801 Naval Air Squadron were stood down on 28th March 2006, marking an end to 25 years of Sea Harrier operations with the squadron. The next day this last handful of Sea Harriers was flown into storage at RAF Shawbury, with one going to RNAS Culdrose as a ground handling training aid. The star of the Falklands War is now just history. The event was commemorated with a final flypast of 5 of the squadron's Sea Harrier FA.2s. This gallery contains a selection of pictures from the day.

Click on any photo to view a larger version

View Cart View Cart / Checkout

Return Return to photo sales index

Terms and Conditions

Images are licensed by Handmade by Machine Ltd. for your personal, non-commercial, use only. You may not reproduce or republish scans, copies or reproductions of any kind of the prints you purchase. Please email any enquiries regarding purchase of publication rights or digital copies of images. All images copyright Handmade by Machine Ltd. All rights reserved.

Registered in England no. 04859213
Tel: 01933 394215