Forty years ago, four RAF pilots graduated from Central Flying School and became fast jet Qualified Flying Instructors. They hadn’t been together at the same time since then. When they did, they shared a few stories.


Four QFIs back then


The Hawk in close formation


The English Electric Lightning


The Lightning F3


Loch Ness


Four QFIs now!


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