Boris's Union Jack jet grounded by Covid: RAF plane given £900k makeover flies ...

Boris's Union Jack jet grounded by Covid: RAF plane given £900k makeover flies ...
Boris's Union Jack jet grounded by Covid: RAF plane given £900k makeover flies ...
Boris's Union Jack jet is grounded by Covid: RAF plane given £900,000 patriotic makeover makes promotional visit abroad 'just once' in 2021 and has spent most of its time refuelling fighters over the North Sea Airbus A330 Voyager was decked out in red, white and blue in summer of 2020  Designed to promote the UK when PM flies to international summits  But such events have been largely off the diary due to the pandemic 

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An RAF jet given a £900,000 patriotic make-over featuring a Union Jack paint scheme has been laregly grounded by the pandemic, it has been revealed.

The Airbus A330 Voyager was decked out in red, white and blue in the summer of 2020 to help the PM fly the flag for the UK when he travels to international summits.

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But such events have been largely off the diary due to the pandemic. The aircraft's only foreign promotional journey in 2021 was a trip by the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall to Greece, analysis by the i newspaper suggests.

Barring a Nato exercise overseas earlier this month , the rest of its operational flying has been limited to its secondary role as an air-to-air tanker refuelling Typhoon fighters on patrol in UK airspace. 

The Airbus A330 Voyager was decked out in red, white and blue in the summer of 2020 to help the PM fly the flag for the UK when he travels to international summits.

The Airbus A330 Voyager was decked out in red, white and blue in the summer of 2020 to help the PM fly the flag for the UK when he travels to international summits.

But such events have been largely off the diary due to the pandemic. The aircraft's only foreign promotional journey in 2021 was a trip by the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall to Greece (pictured), analysis by the i newspaper suggests.

But such events have been largely off the diary due to the pandemic. The aircraft's only foreign promotional journey in

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