27 results found
Registration / Serial:XW921
Military Code:P
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Siddeley Harrier
Aircraft Generic Type:Hawker Siddeley Harrier
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):712076
City / Airport:Exeter (EGTE / EXT)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:Exeter Air Day 1980
Photo Date:12 July 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:169314
View count: 25
Destroyed on 18 August 1988 when it crashed on approach to Gutersloh following an engine fire. The pilot ejected safely.
Registration / Serial:XW921
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):712076
City / Airport:Exeter (EGTE / EXT)
Photo Date:12 July 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:XX257
Aircraft Original Type:British Aerospace Hawk
Aircraft Generic Type:British Aerospace Hawk
Aircraft Version:British Aerospace Hawk T1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Unit Markings:Red Arrows / CFS
C/n (msn):093/312093
City / Airport:Exeter (EGTE / EXT)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:Exeter Air Day 1980
Photo Date:12 July 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:169239
View count: 25
During a display at Sidmouth on 31 August 1984 XX257's engine failed, resulting in the pilot heading out to sea and ejecting before the aircraft hit the sea. The wreckage was recovered and the fuselage is stored at Charlwood, Surrey.
Registration / Serial:XX257
Aircraft Version:British Aerospace Hawk T1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):093/312093
City / Airport:Exeter (EGTE / EXT)
Photo Date:12 July 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:145962
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 340/440/540/580/640 (C-131)
Aircraft Version:Convair VC-131G (440-71)
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
C/n (msn):481
City / Airport:Exeter (EGTE / EXT)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:7 October 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:169198
View count: 29
Originally designated R4Y-2. Stored at Davis Monthan from 26 June 1986, and sold as N45962, but does not appear to have left Davis Monthan. Registration cancelled on 6 April 2012.
Registration / Serial:145962
Aircraft Version:Convair VC-131G (440-71)
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
C/n (msn):481
City / Airport:Exeter (EGTE / EXT)
Photo Date:7 October 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:XT418
Military Code:E-435
Aircraft Original Type:Westland P-531 Scout/Wasp
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland P-531 Scout/Wasp
Aircraft Version:Westland Wasp HAS1 (P-531-2)
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):F9588
City / Airport:Yeovilton (EGDY / YEO)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:Yeovilton International Air Day 1981
Photo Date:1 August 1981
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:169190
View count: 24
Written off in a landing accident on 13 December 1981 at St Andrews Bay, Falkland Islands, after which it was stripped for spares and abandoned.
Registration / Serial:XT418
Aircraft Version:Westland Wasp HAS1 (P-531-2)
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):F9588
City / Airport:Yeovilton (EGDY / YEO)
Photo Date:1 August 1981
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:141001
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 340/440/540/580/640 (C-131)
Aircraft Version:Convair C-131F (340-71)
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):284
City / Airport:Exeter (EGTE / EXT)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:7 October 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:169183
View count: 28
Originally designated R4Y-1. Stored at Davis-Monthan from 24 February 1986, and registered to National Museum of Naval Aviation in November 1992 as N5251B. Subsequently became N820TA, in January 1995, and N157JR in January 1995. Cancelled on 2 October 2007 on sale to Canada.
Registration / Serial:141001
Aircraft Version:Convair C-131F (340-71)
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):284
City / Airport:Exeter (EGTE / EXT)
Photo Date:7 October 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:XR977
Aircraft Original Type:Folland Fo-141/144 Gnat
Aircraft Generic Type:Hawker Siddeley Gnat/Ajeet
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Gnat T1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):FL574
City / Airport:Yeovilton (EGDY / YEO)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:Yeovilton Air Day 1979
Photo Date:4 August 1979
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:169158
View count: 29
Later used for ground instruction as 8640M before being displayed at Cosford. It was moved to RAF Museum Hendon on 3 December 2017.
Registration / Serial:XR977
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Gnat T1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):FL574
City / Airport:Yeovilton (EGDY / YEO)
Photo Date:4 August 1979
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:68-0553
Serial Painted:68553
Military Code:JR
Aircraft Original Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas RF-4C Phantom II
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
C/n (msn):3359
City / Airport:Fairford (EGVA / FFD)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF Fairford Open Day 1980
Photo Date:5 July 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:169136
View count: 32
Later converted to QRF-4C drone, and destroyed in a missile strike on 31 October 2012.
Registration / Serial:68-0553
Serial Painted:68553
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas RF-4C Phantom II
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
C/n (msn):3359
City / Airport:Fairford (EGVA / FFD)
Photo Date:5 July 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:66-8789
Serial Painted:66789
Military Code:SP
Aircraft Original Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas F-4D Phantom II
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
C/n (msn):2675
City / Airport:Fairford (EGVA / FFD)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF Fairford Open Day 1980
Photo Date:5 July 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:169135
View count: 32
Stored at AMARG from 7 June 1988, and scrapped in 1998.
Registration / Serial:66-8789
Serial Painted:66789
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas F-4D Phantom II
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
C/n (msn):2675
City / Airport:Fairford (EGVA / FFD)
Photo Date:5 July 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:70-1043
Serial Painted:70043
Military Code:IA
Aircraft Original Type:Vought A-7 Corsair II
Aircraft Generic Type:LTV A-7 Corsair II
Aircraft Version:LTV A-7D Corsair II
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Unit Markings:124 TFS
C/n (msn):D189
City / Airport:Waddington (EGXW / WTN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:23 August 1979
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:169122
View count: 28
Indiana ANG, written off on 24 September 1981.
Registration / Serial:70-1043
Serial Painted:70043
Aircraft Version:LTV A-7D Corsair II
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
C/n (msn):D189
City / Airport:Waddington (EGXW / WTN)
Photo Date:23 August 1979
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:TF956
Military Code:T-123
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Fury/Sea Fury
Aircraft Generic Type:Hawker Fury/Sea Fury
Aircraft Version:Hawker Sea Fury FB11
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Yeovilton (EGDY / YEO)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:Yeovilton International Air Day 1981
Photo Date:1 August 1981
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:150317
View count: 48
Preserved by Hawker Siddeley in potentially airworthy condition, and passed to the Royal Navy Historic Flight in 1970. It was destroyed following hydraulic failure after take-off from RNAS Prestwick on 10-6-89, leaving one undercarriage leg in the landing position. The pilot ((Lt. Cdr. John Beattie) reluctantly parachuted to safety, leaving the aircraft to crash into the Irish Sea.
Registration / Serial:TF956
Aircraft Version:Hawker Sea Fury FB11
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Yeovilton (EGDY / YEO)
Photo Date:1 August 1981
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:WG655
Military Code:GN-910
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Fury/Sea Fury
Aircraft Generic Type:Hawker Fury/Sea Fury
Aircraft Version:Hawker Sea Fury T20S
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
Unit Markings:Eglinton Station Flight
C/n (msn):41H/636070 / ES.3616
City / Airport:Yeovilton (EGDY / YEO)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:Yeovilton International Air Day 1981
Photo Date:1 August 1981
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:150309
View count: 38
Ex D-CACU, G-9-65, WG655. Flown by the Royal Navy Historic Flight. Damaged in a forced landing on 14-7-90, and sold to the USA to be rebuilt to flying condition as NX20MD. Returned to the UK in 2009 with The Fighter Collection at Duxford, and became G-CHFP on 20 April 2012, then re-registered G-INVN on 25th July 2018
Registration / Serial:WG655
Aircraft Version:Hawker Sea Fury T20S
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):41H/636070 / ES.3616
City / Airport:Yeovilton (EGDY / YEO)
Photo Date:1 August 1981
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
City / Airport:Yeovilton (EGDY / YEO)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:Yeovilton International Air Day 1981
Photo Date:1 August 1981
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:150289
View count: 38
Ex NC18, US Navy 32898, Royal Navy FT507, 44-67761. Painted as DR628/PB1, the personal aircraft of Prince Bernard of The Netherlands. Registration cancelled on 3 January 2018. (NB: FAA records show the c/n as 6869.)
Registration / Serial:N18V
Serial Painted:DR628
Aircraft Version:Beech D17S
Operator Painted:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):6869
City / Airport:Yeovilton (EGDY / YEO)
Photo Date:1 August 1981
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:68-0531
Serial Painted:AF68-531
Military Code:HR
Aircraft Original Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Unit Markings:10 TFS / 50 TFW
C/n (msn):3730
City / Airport:Alconbury (EGWZ / AYH) (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF Alconbury Open House 1980
Photo Date:16 August 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:150261
View count: 30
Stored at Davis-Monthan from October 1997.
Registration / Serial:68-0531
Serial Painted:AF68-531
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
C/n (msn):3730
City / Airport:Alconbury (EGWZ / AYH) (closed)
Photo Date:16 August 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:123
Military Code:312-BH
Aircraft Original Type:Nord 2500 Noratlas
Aircraft Generic Type:Nord 2500/2501/2503/2508 Noratlas
Aircraft Version:Nord 2501F Noratlas
Operator / Titles:France - Air Force
C/n (msn):123
City / Airport:Alconbury (EGWZ / AYH) (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF Alconbury Open House 1980
Photo Date:16 August 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:150260
View count: 45
The Patrouille de France support aircraft.
Registration / Serial:123
Aircraft Version:Nord 2501F Noratlas
Operator / Titles:France - Air Force
C/n (msn):123
City / Airport:Alconbury (EGWZ / AYH) (closed)
Photo Date:16 August 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:69-5827
Registration Painted:95827
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 82 Hercules
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed C-130 Hercules (L-082/182/282/382/100)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed HC-130N Hercules (L-382)
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
C/n (msn):382-4376
City / Airport:Greenham Common (EGVI) (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:IAT - International Air Tattoo 1979
Photo Date:23 June 1979
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:149044
View count: 42
Later upgraded to HC-130P, and stored at Davis-Monthan from July 2013.
Registration / Serial:69-5827
Registration Painted:95827
Aircraft Version:Lockheed HC-130N Hercules (L-382)
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
C/n (msn):382-4376
City / Airport:Greenham Common (EGVI) (closed)
Photo Date:23 June 1979
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:WA658
Military Code:CU-590
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-61
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland WS-61 Sea King/Commando
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-61 Sea King HAS2
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):WA658
City / Airport:Yeovilton (EGDY / YEO)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:Yeovilton Air Day 1979
Photo Date:4 August 1979
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:148998
View count: 48
Later converted to HU5. Flown to Gosport on 11 April 2016 for storage.
Registration / Serial:WA658
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-61 Sea King HAS2
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):WA658
City / Airport:Yeovilton (EGDY / YEO)
Photo Date:4 August 1979
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:XX483
Military Code:CU-562
Aircraft Original Type:Handley Page HP-137 Jetstream
Aircraft Generic Type:Scottish Aviation HP-137 Jetstream
Aircraft Version:Scottish Aviation HP-137 Jetstream T2
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):264
City / Airport:Yeovilton (EGDY / YEO)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:Yeovilton Air Day 1979
Photo Date:4 August 1979
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:148963
View count: 30
Originally delivered to the RAF on 10th June 1974 as a T1, and transferred to the Navy as a T2 on 29 Oct 1976. Scrapped at Shawbury in May 1999 after use for spares, and nose section preserved at Dumfries & Galloway Museum since 2002.
Registration / Serial:XX483
Aircraft Version:Scottish Aviation HP-137 Jetstream T2
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):264
City / Airport:Yeovilton (EGDY / YEO)
Photo Date:4 August 1979
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:G-JUDI
Serial Painted:FX301
Military Code:FD-NQ
Aircraft Original Type:North American Texan / Harvard
Aircraft Generic Type:North American T-6/SNJ Texan / Harvard
Aircraft Version:North American AT-6D Harvard III
Operator Painted:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):88-14722
City / Airport:Duxford (EGSU)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:23 August 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:148923
View count: 35
Ex Portuguese AF 1502, South African AF 7439, EX915, 41-33888. Re-registered as G-TXAN on 16 Feb 2009, still current in 2019 registered to an owner in Germany.
Registration / Serial:G-JUDI
Serial Painted:FX301
Aircraft Version:North American AT-6D Harvard III
Operator Painted:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):88-14722
City / Airport:Duxford (EGSU)
Photo Date:23 August 1980
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:66-0178
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed C-141 Starlifter
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed C-141 Starlifter
Aircraft Version:Lockheed C-141A Starlifter (L-300)
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
C/n (msn):300-6204
City / Airport:Mildenhall (EGUN / MHZ)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:22 September 1979
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:148922
View count: 30
Later converted to C-141B, and scrapped at Tucson in August 2003.
Registration / Serial:66-0178
Aircraft Version:Lockheed C-141A Starlifter (L-300)
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
C/n (msn):300-6204
City / Airport:Mildenhall (EGUN / MHZ)
Photo Date:22 September 1979
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Registration / Serial:G-BEYB
Serial Painted:S1287
Military Code:5
Aircraft Original Type:Fairey Flycatcher
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairey Flycatcher
Aircraft Version:Fairey Flycatcher (replica)
Operator Painted:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):WA3
City / Airport:Middle Wallop (EGVP)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:28 July 1979
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID:148916
View count: 27
Built by Westward Airways at St Just. Sold to the Fleet Air Arm Museum in 1996, and stored since 2012 in Cobham Hall.
Registration / Serial:G-BEYB
Serial Painted:S1287
Aircraft Version:Fairey Flycatcher (replica)
Operator Painted:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):WA3
City / Airport:Middle Wallop (EGVP)
Photo Date:28 July 1979
Photo by:Chris ColeContact