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809 Naval Air Squadron (Phoenix Squadron) has again risen from the ashes

As many of you will know, 809 NAS was operational during the Falklands War, but it was disbanded 41 years ago at RNAS Yeovilton. The squadron has again risen from the ashes and was commissioned as the UK's second front-line F-35 Squadron at RAF Marham, when Commander Tim Gedge (the last naval officer to commander the squadron) presented the unit crest to Commander Nick Smith.

The event was attended by our very own Bob Gellet.


Commander Tim Gedge and Commander Nic Smith


Bob Gellet and Tim Gedge

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