Aircraft Photo of XM139 | English Electric Lightning F1 | UK - Air Force | #448770
Registration / Serial:XM139
Aircraft Original Type:English Electric Lightning
Aircraft Generic Type:English Electric Lightning
Aircraft Version:English Electric Lightning F1
C/n (msn):95035
Operator Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:WattishamMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGUW   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:20 July 1984
Photo by:Stephan de Bruijn
Photo ID: 448770
Photo Comment

This F1 made its first flight on 12 January 1960. The aircraft started with 74sq/C in August 1960 and subsequently flew with 226 OCU , the Wattisham TTF and became the star of the official RAF fighter display in 1969 and 1970 and became 8411M as a decoy / instructional airframe at Wattisham from 1981, was used as a target at the DTEO Pendine Ranges and then scrapped by March 1994.

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