Phantom F4K Royal Navy
Aircraft Carrier Fighter/Supersonic Interceptor
Ground Attack/Strike.

Phantom Training Flight (PTF) consisting of Naval Personnel otherwise known as the 

Phantom Post Operational Conversion Unit (PPOCU)

It consisted of a flight of five aircraft based at RAF Leuchars in Fife Scotland.

Maintainance Personnel and Aircrew would train to operational standard between front line tours prior to joining or returning to 892 Squadron Front Line on HMS Ark Royal.

The CO (OC) was a Squadron Leader RAF and the Flight was the cost base of 111 Sqn an F4K Squadron based at RAF Leuchars.

Roles were Ground Attack/Interception/Deck Landing Practice/Instrument Ratings and General Flying.  

Tail Identifier U: XT 857

Tail Identifier V: XT 861

Tail Identifier W: XT 866

Tail Identifier X: XV 569

Tail Identifier Y: XV 570

Airframe numbers  supplied by (EA (Air) 1st Class) Colin Puddick, who served in The PTF Flight.  November 2022.




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