Ivor Viggen

Hot on the heels of my last post from RAF Waddington comes a bit more Swedish Noir… this time in the form of one of my all-time favourite aircraft the Saab AJS37 Viggen 52-7 of the Swedish Airforce Historical Flight. What a supberb aircraft and what a display. It took me back to my aircraft modelling days of the 70s and also the scream put both Dave and I in mind of the Angel Interceptors on Captain Scarlett.

Viggen has an interesting translation into English. It can mean Thunderbolt but it can equally mean Tufted Duck… I think the Saab 37 Tufted Duck didn’t go down well with the Airforce top brass!

Saab AJS37 Viggen 52-7

Saab AJS37 Viggen 52-7

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2 responses to “Ivor Viggen

  1. Colin Green

    Nice set of images mate!!!!!

  2. thedrunkbirder

    Cheers Col, you missed some good photographic opportunities.

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