Aircraft Photo of XM135 | English Electric Lightning F1 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net #55239
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:XM135
Military Code:B
Aircraft Original Type:English Electric Lightning
Aircraft Generic Type:English Electric Lightning
Aircraft Version:English Electric Lightning F1
C/n (msn):95031
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:DuxfordMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGSU   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:Imperial War Museum Duxford
 
Photo Date:11 January 2018
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 55239
Photo Comment

XM135 was the 2nd production Lightning and served with the AFDU at RAF Coltishall,Norfolk for three years from 1961. It then joined No. 74 Squadron as part of the Fighter Command Aerobatic Team until 1964 After a period of storage and maintenance it joined the RAF Leuchars Target Facilities Flight and then No. 60 MU 1971. It was acquired by the Imperial War Museum in 1974 and is now on display in AirSpace.

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