RAF pilot returns to the skies after 50 years

A former RAF pilot has taken to the skies exactly fifty years to the day since he first flew from the same spot.

Rod Dean joined the RAF in 1962, when he was 17-years-old.

A year later, he completed his first solo flight - in a Jet Provost - at RAF Leeming in North Yorkshire.

Today Mr Dean returned to the airbase with his son, Duncan who is also an RAF pilot and flew them both in a Black Hawk Jet.