Aircraft Photo of XV249 | Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R1 | UK - Air Force | #309376
Registration / Serial:XV249
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Siddeley HS-801 Nimrod
Aircraft Generic Type:Hawker Siddeley HS-801 Nimrod
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R1
C/n (msn):8024
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:WaddingtonMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGXW   IATA: WTN   Local: -   Other: -
Event:RAF Waddington Airshow 2011
Photo Date:1 July 2011
Photo by:Mark McEwan
Photo ID: 309376
Photo Comment

Sadly, there was no public farewell in the flying display at this year's Waddington Airshow, but instead the final two operational aircraft were confined to static display, marking the passing of the Nimrod R1 from RAF service. Truly the end of an era.

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