The RAF Typhoon Display Team Reveals New Livery For 2024 Display Season | Aviation

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The newly revealed display aircraft for the 2024 Display Season of the RAF Typhoon Display Team (Image credit: RAF)

The new special colored aircraft is painted in a 1944 era ‘Day Fighter’ scheme that remembers a Hawker Typhoon of 257 Squadron, FM-G.

On Apr. 22, 2024, the Royal Air Force unveiled at RAF Coningsby the Typhoon FGR4 of the Typhoon Display Team, that will be flown by Flight Lieutenant Turnbull from 29 Squadron throughout the 2024 season. Nicknamed “Moggy”, the display aircraft was given a special color scheme to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day.

The aircraft, ZJ913, showcases a paint scheme reminiscent of a ‘Day Fighter’ design from 1944, paying homage to a Hawker Typhoon from 257 Squadron, bearing the designation FM-G. On D-Day this aircraft was flown by Pilot Officer Denzel Jenkins.

Jenkins began the war as an airman and was commissioned as an officer in Jan 1944. Later, he became Officer Commanding (OC) 257 and was decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross, says the RAF in a public release.

Besides the camouflaged base, the aircraft features RAF Tactical Recognition…

Source theaviationist.com

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