On the 7th of March 1961, 700Z squadron was formed at Lossiemouth as the Buccaneer Intensive Flying Trials Unit equipped with the Buccaneer S1.  The flight eventually disbanded on 15 Jan 1963.  Thanks to Geoff Meekums for the above image.

 

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Commanding Officer

Page last updated 27 April 2016  (Recent additions highlighted).

 Cdr  A.J.  Leahy CBE DSC  RN  07 Mar 1961
AEO's
 Lt/Cdr  G Meekums  RN  
700Z Personnel
Surname First Name Nickname Rate/Rank Start End Email
Aitken Bob   REM(A) 1961 1963  
Ash George     1961 1963  
Bailey John Bill AA App 1962 1962 Yes
Collin Snowdon Jumper CAF(O) 1961 1963 Yes
Duhig Peter . Mech 1 (A/E) 1960 1961 Yes
Fullerton Charlie   LEM(A) 1961 1963  
Goodenough Richard Dick AA/A 1963 1963 Yes
Harris John . SA(S) 1961 1963 Yes
Heron William   EM(A) 1962 1963 Yes
Hudgell Mick   LEM(A) 1961 1963 Yes
Jarvis Ray     1961 1963  
Klass Otto   REM(A) 1961 1963  
Layne John Shady/Bronco EM(A)/LEM(A) 1961 1963 Yes
Longly Richard . . 1962 1963 Yes
Metcalfe   Paddy LAM(AE) 1961 1963  
Osborne John Ossy LAM(AE) 1961 1962 Yes
Rae   Speedy . 1961 1963  
Richards Bill Slim REM(A) 1963 1963 Yes
Riley John Rigga LAM 1963 1964 Yes
Simon Christopher Chris NAM(O) 1962 1963 Yes
Skelton Peter Red AA1 1961 1963 Yes
Smith David Diz REA(A)1 1961 1963 Yes
Thwaites Brian   NAM/LAM(O) 1961 1962 Yes
Todd John   LAM(AE) 1961 1963 Yes
Waller David Dave NAM(AE) 1961 1961 Yes
Williamson Ivor Willy EM(A) 1961 1963 Yes