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ALG Memorial Unveiling RAF Falcons Photo Gallery

At 5pm exactly, RAF Falcons Parachute team dropped out of their Dornier and landed next to the Memorial. Parachutes collected, they formed up to give the salute to the ranking officer present, W/Co Fleckney. They stayed afterwards for photos and to talk with guests. 

The Falcons dispatching from the aircraft in freefall

In the "canopy stacks"

 

In the "canopy stacks"

Getting ready to land

There is always a Falcon looking after the dropzone to make sure it is safe for them to land

Taking the salute

 

Once landed they take of their kit and smokes and check that their parachute is flat, and put their berets on and run to take the salute

Flight Lieutenant David Sellers – Deputy Officer Commanding RAF Falcons