Aircraft Photo of WF409 | Vickers 668 Varsity T.1 | UK - Air Force | #1329
Registration / Serial:WF409
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Varsity
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Varsity
Aircraft Version:Vickers 668 Varsity T.1
C/n (msn):555
Operator Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Oakington (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:None
Photo Date:November 1972
Photo by:Richard Vandervord
Photo ID: 1329
Photo Comment

A line-up of 5 FTS Varsities at RAF Oakington in Cambridgeshire, which closed for fixed-wing flying two years later. Becoming an Army barracks, Gazelle and Lynx helicopters were based there between 1979 and 1991, after which the site became a Home Office immigration centre for asylum seekers

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