31 Squadron unveils 'Blackbird'
31sqn The 2009 NTM host has today, 5 day's before the start of the Tiger meet unveiled their new specially painted aircraft
F-16AM (FA-87) now nicknamed 'Blackbird' has today been unveiled.
It is turned out to be a low-vis tiger motive, that if needed can be used as a front line fighter without having to lose it's tiger stripes.
it had been since 1998 that 31sqn was allowed to paint an entire aircraft.
Also present at the unveiling was F-104G, FX-52, the first ever 31 Smd aircraft that was painted in tiger stripes. en guess what, this was 31 years ago...