Stored after retirement by British Airways. Delivered to Manx Airlines as G-UIET in 1988. Reregistered as G-MANO in 1994. Leased to Air Ostrava as OK-TFN in 1995. Returned as G-MANO and then transferred to British Airways in 1996. Converted to a freighter and to West Air Sweden as SE-MAN in 2007. To Atlantic Airways as G-MANO in 2011 and back to West Air Sweden as SE-MAN in 2016.
Parked at Southend after retirement by Euroair. Delivered to Manx as G-OATP in 1989. Reregistered as G-MANM in 1994 then to British Airways in 1996. To Euroair as SX-BTK in 2004. To Bae Systems as G-MANM in 2006 and converted to a freighter. To West Air Sweden as SE-MAM in 2007 then to AirGo as SX-BPS in 2008. Reregistered as LZ-BPS in 2011. To West Atlantic as G-MANM in 2013 then back to West Air Sweden as SE-MAM in 2015.
Parked at Southend after retirement by British Airways. Delivered to British Midland as G-BMYL in 1988. To Loganair as G-LOGE in 1991. To Manx Airlines then to British Airways as G-MANJ in 1994. To West Air Sweden as SE-MAH in 2006 and converted to a freighter. Withdrawn from use at Malmo in 2015.
Nose damaged after Shorts SD3-30 G-BHWT collided with it a few weeks earlier. This caused it to be written off and it was offered for preservation. Delivered to BEA in 1958. To Cambrian Airways in 1971. Merged into British Airways in 1974. To British Air Ferries in 1984. Preserved at Brooklands from 1990.
Delivered to DLT as D-AHSA in 1981. To British Airways as G-BOHY in 1988. To BAF Aircraft Engineering in 1991 and stored at Southend. To Clewer Aviation then to Necon Air as 9N-ADE in 1994. To Executive Aerospace as ZS-TPW in 2001 then to Avro Express as 5Y-CBI in 2012.
Arriving at Southend on delivery to Emerald Airways. Delivered to Mount Cook Airline as ZK-MCA in 1973. To Royal Tongan Airlines as A3-MCA in 1995 then to Emerald Airways as G-OTBA in 2001. Withdrawn from use at Blackpool when they ceased operations in 2006 and scrapped in 2009.
This former Emerald Airways aircraft was painted in these nice Janes Aviation colours in May 2008, and is the only aircraft ever to have worn them. It was operated on the airline's freight services only briefly during the summer of 2008. Withdrawn from use and stored at Blackpool in Oct 2008. Flown to Southend 2 Mar 2009 for continued storage and seen here as such, even though parked on Southend's active apron. Became N687AP in May 2011, destined for export to Kenya, but remained stored at Southend. Was still there by May 2017, but probably scrapped not much later.
This is the former RAAF A10-603, which was withdrawn from use 30 Jun 2004. On 16 Feb 2005 it departed Australia for Southend, UK and arrived there on 20 Feb 2005. Stored at Southend until sold to the adjoining Skylark Hotel in Jul 2010. Lifted onto their site on 19 Jul 2010, together with sistership VH-AHL (ex RAAF A10-606). By 2017 both aircraft were in a very neglected state and partly overgrown, but both were still there by Jun 2018. Apologies for the poor view and the obtrusive wing, but no better angle was possible.
Stored at Southend with SAS tail logo and titles painted out, but still with "Operated by Transwede" titles. Sold as G-CDOE in Feb 2010, but did not return to service. Eventually stored at Bacau, Romania and registration cancelled 1 August 2014. Fate unknown.
Ex Royal Aircraft Establishment XW750, last flight as such 31 Jan 2005 and stored at Boscombe Down. To G-ASJT on 9 Jan 2007, then to N748D on 18 Jan 2007. Briefly served as an instructional airframe at Finningley, but flown to Southend 20 Dec 2008 for storage. This aircraft was dismantled in the summer of 2009, and on 3 Nov 2009 it was trucked away to an unknown destination, fate unclear. Shortly after this photo was taken, registration N748D was allocated to another HS748, c/n 1689.
This is the former RAAF A10-606 (note "6" still visible above the windscreen), which was withdrawn from use 30 Jun 2004. It departed Australia for Southend, UK on 27 Feb 2005 and arrived there on 3 Mar 2005. Stored at Southend until sold to the adjoining Skylark Hotel in Jul 2010. Lifted onto their site on 19 Jul 2010, together with sistership VH-AMQ (ex RAAF A10-603). By 2017 both aircraft were in a very neglected state and partly overgrown, but both were still there by Jun 2018.