DAILY TELEGRAPH – OBITUARY AIR VICE-MARSHAL PETER COLLINS

Collins AVM PaterAir Vice-Marshal Peter Collins played a major role in the development and operation of the Mach 2 Lightning fighter.  He was one of the original RAF pilots to evaluate the aircraft and he served as a test pilot, flight commander, squadron commander and station commander of Lightning units including RAF Gutersloh near the Inner German border.  As an air commodore he served as the SASO at HQ 11 (Fighter) Group where he continued to have responsibility for the last of the Lightning squadrons.

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