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The 1960's
Submitted by DeWayne MacFatridge, 17th TRS Air Intelligence (AI), Sep 1966 - Sep 1968.

RF-101-C Voodoo
Tail number 56-0202

Submitted by DeWayne MacFatridge, Sgt, 17th TRS Air Intelligence (AI), Sep 1966 - Sep 1968.

Submitted by Gary Cecil of the 66th TRW, 18TRS and crewchief, RF101C 56-127. July 1966 - Nov 1967. Filename: Rf101c_56-0127_1024-thm.jpg

RF101C, aircraft tail number 56-127

Submitted by Gary Cecil of the 66th TRW, 18TRS and crewchief, RF101C 56-127. July 1966 - Nov 1967. Gary writes that the photo "was taken probably September 1967".

Submitted by Gary Cecil of the 66th TRW, 18TRS and crewchief, RF101C 56-127. July 1966 - Nov 1967. Filename: Rf101-c_56-0132_1024-thm.jpg

RF101C, aircraft tail number 56-132

Submitted by Gary Cecil of the 66th TRW, 18TRS and crewchief, RF101C 56-127. July 1966 - Nov 1967.


The 1970's
Submitted by Julian Smith.

"My dad was US Army RET and worked for AAFES at High Wycombe but in the summer he would go to Upper Heyford and work up there. He got this as a kind of appreciation from a navigator he knew."

Submitted by Julian Smith.

Submitted by Don King, 20th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, 1978 - 1980. Filename: heyford's_airshow-thm.jpg

"Heyford's airshow."

Submitted by Don King, 20th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, 1978 - 1980.


The 1980's
Submitted by (then Capt.) Mike Nishimuta, Mar 1977 - May 1980. (Ret. Lt Col, USAF). "Over Jurby range (Isle of Man) where we used to go drop practice bombs on a floating target a few 1000 yards off the coast."

Submitted by (at that time) Capt. Michael P. Nishimuta, AC, 55TFS, Mar 1977 - May 1980. (Ret. Lt Col, USAF).

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55th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Submitted by Lt. Col. Larry Carter,

  • Commander, 79th Fighter Squadron, 1988-1990
  • Chief, Weapons and Tactics, 1987
  • Instructor Pilot, Flight Commander, 77TFS and Weapons and Tactics; 1977 - 1981
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Two Tigers At High Altitude - Submitted by Lt. Col. Larry Carter,

  • Commander, 79th Fighter Squadron, 1988 - 1990
  • Chief, Weapons and Tactics, 1987
  • Instructor Pilot, Flight Commander, 77TFS and Weapons and Tactics; 1977 - 1981.
High resolution image. DoD photo taken on 1 Jan 1983 by TSgt Jose Lopez. (Released to Public) National Archive# NN33300514 2005-06-30. Source: www.defenselink.mil. A left side air-to-air view of an F-111 aircraft dropping four bombs on a target range. The F-111 is flown by the 20th Tactical Fighter Wing, 3rd Air Force, RAF Upper Heyford.

DoD photo taken on 1 Jan 1983 by TSgt Jose Lopez. (Released to Public)
National Archive# NN33300514 2005-06-30

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USAFE/General Dynamics F-111

Submitted by Duane Park, 20th SPS, Nov. 1976 - Nov 1978.
"A scanned lithograph, purchased on www.ebay.com".

20TFW-Coast-In-thm.jpg 20th Tactical Fighter Wing - Submitted by Lt. Col. Larry Carter,
  • Commander, 79th Fighter Squadron, 1988-1990
  • Chief, Weapons and Tactics, 1987
  • Instructor Pilot, Flight Commander, 77TFS and Weapons and Tactics; 1977 - 1981
Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. F and EF-111 in flight

Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.

EF-111A in-flight refueling from a KC-135. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. EF-111A in-flight refueling from a KC-135. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. EF-111A in-flight refueling from a KC-135. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. EF-111A in-flight refueling from a KC-135. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. EF-111A in-flight refueling from a KC-135
Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.
EF-111_refuel_pre-contact-thm.jpg "Here's a pic of an EF-111 coming in for some gas. I worked in Base Supply (MICAP) from May of 87-89 and cross trained into KC-135s as a boom operator. So it was always a pleasure to refuel 111s from Heyford."
Submitted by Mike Cahill.

Two Tigers refueling 2Tigers_KC135-thm.jpg Submitted by Lt. Col. Larry Carter,

  • Commander, 79th Fighter Squadron, 1988 - 1990
  • Chief, Weapons and Tactics, 1987
  • Instructor Pilot, Flight Commander, 77TFS and Weapons and Tactics; 1977 - 1981.
Submitted by Kevin Burns, 20th Security Police Squadron, Oct 1980 - Oct 1982. F-111001-thm.jpg Submitted by Kevin Burns, 20th Security Police Squadron, Oct 1980 - Oct 1982.
High resolution image. DoD photo by TSgt. Jose Lopez on 1 Jan 1983. National Archive# NN33300514 2005-06-30. Source: www.defenselink.mil. A left underside air-to-air view of an F-111 aircraft carrying a full load of bombs on its wing pylons. The F-111 was flown by the 20th Tactical Fighter Wing, 3rd Air Force, RAF Upper Heyford.

DoD photo taken by TSgt. Jose Lopez on 1 Jan 1983.
National Archive# NN33300514 2005-06-30
VIRIN: DF-ST-83-10621 (Released to Public)
Source: www.defenseimagery.mil

High resolution image. DoD photo by SSgt. Fernando Serna on 27 Mar 1987. Source: www.defenselink.mil. An air-to-air left side view of F-111E aircraft of the 79th, 77th and 55th Tactical Fighter Squadrons in formation with a 42nd Electronic Countermeasures Squadron EF-111A Raven aircraft over the northern part of the English Channel.

DoD photo taken by SSgt. Fernando Serna on 27 Mar 1987.
VIRIN: DF-ST-88-05147 (Released to Public)
Source: www.defenseimagery.mil

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An air-to-air left underside view of two F-111 aircraft flown by the 20th Tactical Fighter Wing, RAF Upper Heyford.

Photographer's Name: TSGT Jose Lopez
Location: RAF Upper Heyford
Date Shot: 1/1/1983
VIRIN: DF-ST-83-11409
Source: www.defenseimagery.mil

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UH F-111 over the North Sea.

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UH F-111 over the North Sea.
1988

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UH F-111 over the North Sea.
1988

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An air-to-air overhead front view of an EF-111A Raven aircraft en route to RAF Upper Heyford, United Kingdom, from Pease Air Force Base, New Hampshire.
Photographer's Name: TSgt. Dennis Plummer
Date Shot: 2/27/1984
VIRIN: DF-ST-84-11663

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Submitted by Mike Kaplan, 520th Aircraft Generation Squadron, 55th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Jan 1986 - Jan 1988, and 55th Fighter Squadron, Aug 1990 - Jan 1994.

ef111a_01UH-thm.jpg "EF-111A over Gibraltar."

Submitted by Kevin Burns, 20th Security Police Squadron, Oct 1980 - Oct 1982.

Submitted by Kevin Burns, 20th Security Police Squadron, Oct 1980 - Oct 1982. UH_F111_from_KBurns-thm.jpg Submitted by Kevin Burns, 20th Security Police Squadron, Oct 1980 - Oct 1982.


The 1990's
Last Flight; all 4 Squadrons together.  Submitted by Randy 'Great Randino' Stieb, 20 EMS Phase / 42 ECS Phase / 55 FS Phase, Oct 1990 - Nov 1993. Last Flight; all 4 Squadrons together.
"Here is a picture I was told was the last time all 4 squadrons flew together prior to the 42nd inactivation."

Submitted by Randy "Gr8 Randino" Stieb, 20 EMS Phase / 42ECS Phase / 55 FS Phase, Oct 1990 - Nov 1993.

''... a photo of the last 111 taking off from Heyford. It was framed and given to me as a going away plaque.''  Submitted by Scott Cresswell, 20th Supply Squadron, Feb 1992 - Jul 1994.

"... a photo of the last 111 taking off from Heyford. It was framed and given to me as a going away plaque."

Submitted by Scott Cresswell, 20th Supply Squadron, Feb 1992 - Jul 1994.


Photo Date Unknown
F-111E of 20 TFW at RAF Valley airshow. Photo by Steve Brock. F-111E of 20 TFW at RAF Valley airshow.

Photo by Steve Brock.

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"On the attack."

Submitted by Chris Blackwell, F-111 pilot, RAF Upper Heyford.

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