43 results found
Registration / Serial:XV108
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers VC10
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers VC10/Super VC10
Aircraft Version:Vickers VC10 C.1
C/n (msn):838
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456622Submit Correction
View count: 74
Later converted as a tanker and re-designated C1K. Scrapped at Bruntingthorpe in September 2013, the forward fuselage being preserved at East Midlands Aeropark from November 2013..
Registration / Serial:XV108
Aircraft Version:Vickers VC10 C.1
C/n (msn):838
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XV108
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers VC10
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers VC10/Super VC10
Aircraft Version:Vickers VC10 C.1
C/n (msn):838
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456622Submit Correction
View count: 74
Later converted as a tanker and re-designated C1K. Scrapped at Bruntingthorpe in September 2013, the forward fuselage being preserved at East Midlands Aeropark from November 2013..
Registration / Serial:XV108
Aircraft Version:Vickers VC10 C.1
C/n (msn):838
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XP347
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-55
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland WS-55 Whirlwind
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-55-3 Whirlwind HAR10
C/n (msn):WA363
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456619Submit Correction
View count: 99
Seen here in operation with 22 Squadron. Written off in a crash at Koksijde, Belgium, on 3 June 1981, and used for ground instruction at RAF Gutersloh as 8688M. It was scrapped in 1985.
Registration / Serial:XP347
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-55-3 Whirlwind HAR10
C/n (msn):WA363
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XP347
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-55
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland WS-55 Whirlwind
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-55-3 Whirlwind HAR10
C/n (msn):WA363
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456619Submit Correction
View count: 99
Seen here in operation with 22 Squadron. Written off in a crash at Koksijde, Belgium, on 3 June 1981, and used for ground instruction at RAF Gutersloh as 8688M. It was scrapped in 1985.
Registration / Serial:XP347
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-55-3 Whirlwind HAR10
C/n (msn):WA363
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456616Submit Correction
View count: 109
Operated by RAE Farnborough. Written off in a crash near Little Saxham, Suffolk, on 29 May 1980.
Registration / Serial:XL597
Aircraft Version:Hawker Hunter T7
C/n (msn):41H/693738
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456616Submit Correction
View count: 109
Operated by RAE Farnborough. Written off in a crash near Little Saxham, Suffolk, on 29 May 1980.
Registration / Serial:XL597
Aircraft Version:Hawker Hunter T7
C/n (msn):41H/693738
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:WP840
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk Mk22
C/n (msn):C1/0723
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456610Submit Correction
View count: 93
Became G-BXDM on 28 February 1997, and cancelled on 11 July 2009 as sold to a French owner, registered as F-AZQM.
Registration / Serial:WP840
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk Mk22
C/n (msn):C1/0723
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:WP840
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk Mk22
C/n (msn):C1/0723
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456610Submit Correction
View count: 93
Became G-BXDM on 28 February 1997, and cancelled on 11 July 2009 as sold to a French owner, registered as F-AZQM.
Registration / Serial:WP840
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk Mk22
C/n (msn):C1/0723
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XF274
Aircraft Original Type:Gloster Meteor
Aircraft Generic Type:Gloster Meteor
Aircraft Version:Gloster Meteor T7
C/n (msn):[ XF274 ]
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456605Submit Correction
View count: 109
Operated by RAE Farnborough, and scrapped there after being written off in a fatal crash at Farnborough on 14 February 1975.
Registration / Serial:XF274
Aircraft Version:Gloster Meteor T7
C/n (msn):[ XF274 ]
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XF274
Aircraft Original Type:Gloster Meteor
Aircraft Generic Type:Gloster Meteor
Aircraft Version:Gloster Meteor T7
C/n (msn):[ XF274 ]
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456605Submit Correction
View count: 109
Operated by RAE Farnborough, and scrapped there after being written off in a fatal crash at Farnborough on 14 February 1975.
Registration / Serial:XF274
Aircraft Version:Gloster Meteor T7
C/n (msn):[ XF274 ]
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XL660
Aircraft Original Type:Bristol 175 Britannia
Aircraft Generic Type:Bristol 175 Britannia
Aircraft Version:Bristol 175 Britannia C.1 (253)
C/n (msn):13457
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Aircraft Name:Alphard
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456604Submit Correction
View count: 71
Retired from RAF service in January 1976 and stored at Kemble. Became G-BEMZ (Air Faisal) on 11 February 1977, to UAE as A6-HMS (Gaylan Air Cargo) on 9 April 1980, and restored as G-BEMZ on 3 April 1981. Registration cancelled on 19 October 1982 as sold in Belgium, and registered 9Q-CGP with Katale Air Transport. Scrapped in Zaire, date not known.
Registration / Serial:XL660
Aircraft Version:Bristol 175 Britannia C.1 (253)
C/n (msn):13457
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XL660
Aircraft Original Type:Bristol 175 Britannia
Aircraft Generic Type:Bristol 175 Britannia
Aircraft Version:Bristol 175 Britannia C.1 (253)
C/n (msn):13457
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Aircraft Name:Alphard
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456604Submit Correction
View count: 71
Retired from RAF service in January 1976 and stored at Kemble. Became G-BEMZ (Air Faisal) on 11 February 1977, to UAE as A6-HMS (Gaylan Air Cargo) on 9 April 1980, and restored as G-BEMZ on 3 April 1981. Registration cancelled on 19 October 1982 as sold in Belgium, and registered 9Q-CGP with Katale Air Transport. Scrapped in Zaire, date not known.
Registration / Serial:XL660
Aircraft Version:Bristol 175 Britannia C.1 (253)
C/n (msn):13457
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456603Submit Correction
View count: 81
The prototype/first production aircraft, registered as G-ASKE on 10 July 1963 and transferred to XR362 on 20 December 1963. CAA records show that it was restored as G-ASKE on 14 June 1965, registered to the Minister of Aviation, and returned to XR362 on 14 July 1966. It was retired from RAF service in 1976 and stored at RAF Kemble until registered as G-BEPE on 30 March 1977 with HeavyLift Cargo. Cancelled on 1 March 1994 as destroyed after being scrapped at Southend in February 1994.
Registration / Serial:XR362
Aircraft Version:Short SC.5 Belfast C1
C/n (msn):SH1816
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456603Submit Correction
View count: 81
The prototype/first production aircraft, registered as G-ASKE on 10 July 1963 and transferred to XR362 on 20 December 1963. CAA records show that it was restored as G-ASKE on 14 June 1965, registered to the Minister of Aviation, and returned to XR362 on 14 July 1966. It was retired from RAF service in 1976 and stored at RAF Kemble until registered as G-BEPE on 30 March 1977 with HeavyLift Cargo. Cancelled on 1 March 1994 as destroyed after being scrapped at Southend in February 1994.
Registration / Serial:XR362
Aircraft Version:Short SC.5 Belfast C1
C/n (msn):SH1816
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:64-0877
Alternate Serial:64-877
Military Code:WT
Aircraft Original Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Version:McDonnell F-4C Phantom II
C/n (msn):1270
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456602Submit Correction
View count: 147
Sold to the Spanish Air Force as C.12-23 in 1972 and stored after retirement on 20 February 1989 at Torrejon AB. Sent to Bardenas Range as a target in December 2001.
Registration / Serial:64-0877
Alternate Serial:64-877
Aircraft Version:McDonnell F-4C Phantom II
C/n (msn):1270
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:64-0877
Alternate Serial:64-877
Military Code:WT
Aircraft Original Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Version:McDonnell F-4C Phantom II
C/n (msn):1270
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456602Submit Correction
View count: 147
Sold to the Spanish Air Force as C.12-23 in 1972 and stored after retirement on 20 February 1989 at Torrejon AB. Sent to Bardenas Range as a target in December 2001.
Registration / Serial:64-0877
Alternate Serial:64-877
Aircraft Version:McDonnell F-4C Phantom II
C/n (msn):1270
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XV291
Military Code:291
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed L-100 Hercules
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed C-130 Hercules (L-082/182/282/382)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed C-130K Hercules C1 (L-382)
C/n (msn):382-4256
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456601Submit Correction
View count: 134
Sold to the Austrian Air Force as 8T-CB, and delivered on 18 February 2004. Still active in 2022.
Registration / Serial:XV291
Aircraft Version:Lockheed C-130K Hercules C1 (L-382)
C/n (msn):382-4256
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XV291
Military Code:291
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed L-100 Hercules
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed C-130 Hercules (L-082/182/282/382)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed C-130K Hercules C1 (L-382)
C/n (msn):382-4256
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456601Submit Correction
View count: 134
Sold to the Austrian Air Force as 8T-CB, and delivered on 18 February 2004. Still active in 2022.
Registration / Serial:XV291
Aircraft Version:Lockheed C-130K Hercules C1 (L-382)
C/n (msn):382-4256
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XW294
Military Code:87
Aircraft Original Type:Hunting P-84 Jet Provost
Aircraft Generic Type:BAC 84 Jet Provost
Aircraft Version:BAC 84 Jet Provost T5
C/n (msn):EEP/JP/958
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456600Submit Correction
View count: 64
Later used for ground instruction at Halton and Cosford as 9129M from 1992 to 2005. Sold as N294XW on 11 January 2007, and stored with Everett Community College Aviation School sometime after 2016.
Registration / Serial:XW294
Aircraft Version:BAC 84 Jet Provost T5
C/n (msn):EEP/JP/958
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XW294
Military Code:87
Aircraft Original Type:Hunting P-84 Jet Provost
Aircraft Generic Type:BAC 84 Jet Provost
Aircraft Version:BAC 84 Jet Provost T5
C/n (msn):EEP/JP/958
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456600Submit Correction
View count: 64
Later used for ground instruction at Halton and Cosford as 9129M from 1992 to 2005. Sold as N294XW on 11 January 2007, and stored with Everett Community College Aviation School sometime after 2016.
Registration / Serial:XW294
Aircraft Version:BAC 84 Jet Provost T5
C/n (msn):EEP/JP/958
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XV231
Military Code:31
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Siddeley HS-801 Nimrod
Aircraft Generic Type:Hawker Siddeley HS-801 Nimrod
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Nimrod MR2
C/n (msn):8006
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456599Submit Correction
View count: 55
After withdrawal from service, this Nimrod, by then an MR2P, was delivered to Manchester on 21 April 2010 for preservation.
Registration / Serial:XV231
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Nimrod MR2
C/n (msn):8006
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XV231
Military Code:31
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Siddeley HS-801 Nimrod
Aircraft Generic Type:Hawker Siddeley HS-801 Nimrod
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Nimrod MR2
C/n (msn):8006
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456599Submit Correction
View count: 55
After withdrawal from service, this Nimrod, by then an MR2P, was delivered to Manchester on 21 April 2010 for preservation.
Registration / Serial:XV231
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Nimrod MR2
C/n (msn):8006
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XV759
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Siddeley Harrier
Aircraft Generic Type:Hawker Siddeley Harrier
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR1
C/n (msn):712022
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456598Submit Correction
View count: 123
Later upgraded to GR3. Stored at St Athan from 9 May 1989. The nose section has been preserved at Hitchin, Herts, and used as a flight simulator.
Registration / Serial:XV759
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR1
C/n (msn):712022
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XV759
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Siddeley Harrier
Aircraft Generic Type:Hawker Siddeley Harrier
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR1
C/n (msn):712022
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456598Submit Correction
View count: 123
Later upgraded to GR3. Stored at St Athan from 9 May 1989. The nose section has been preserved at Hitchin, Herts, and used as a flight simulator.
Registration / Serial:XV759
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR1
C/n (msn):712022
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XF703
Military Code:J
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Version:Avro 716 Shackleton MR3/3
C/n (msn):[ XF703 ]
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456596Submit Correction
View count: 132
This was the last Shackleton Mk3 in RAF service, and was flown from St Mawgan to Henlow on 23 September 1971 to be preserved for the RAF Museum. It was however scrapped in July 1975 without ever going on display.
Registration / Serial:XF703
Aircraft Version:Avro 716 Shackleton MR3/3
C/n (msn):[ XF703 ]
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:XF703
Military Code:J
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Version:Avro 716 Shackleton MR3/3
C/n (msn):[ XF703 ]
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Photo ID:456596Submit Correction
View count: 132
This was the last Shackleton Mk3 in RAF service, and was flown from St Mawgan to Henlow on 23 September 1971 to be preserved for the RAF Museum. It was however scrapped in July 1975 without ever going on display.
Registration / Serial:XF703
Aircraft Version:Avro 716 Shackleton MR3/3
C/n (msn):[ XF703 ]
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - Cornwall (EGHQ / NQY)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris EnglandContact
Registration / Serial:OH-BBE
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 55 Baron (T-42)
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 55 Baron (T-42)
Aircraft Version:Beech D55 Baron
C/n (msn):TE-529
City / Airport:Tampere - Härmälä (EFTA) (closed)Map
Country:Finland
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Pertti SipiläContact
Photo ID:367139Submit Correction
View count: 70
Aug/1973 sold to Sweden as SE-FNR. Written off 25-Jan-1983 in Vejle Hamn, Denmark
Registration / Serial:OH-BBE
Aircraft Version:Beech D55 Baron
C/n (msn):TE-529
City / Airport:Tampere - Härmälä (EFTA) (closed)Map
Country:Finland
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Pertti SipiläContact
Registration / Serial:OH-BBE
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 55 Baron (T-42)
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 55 Baron (T-42)
Aircraft Version:Beech D55 Baron
C/n (msn):TE-529
City / Airport:Tampere - Härmälä (EFTA) (closed)Map
Country:Finland
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Pertti SipiläContact
Photo ID:367139Submit Correction
View count: 70
Aug/1973 sold to Sweden as SE-FNR. Written off 25-Jan-1983 in Vejle Hamn, Denmark
Registration / Serial:OH-BBE
Aircraft Version:Beech D55 Baron
C/n (msn):TE-529
City / Airport:Tampere - Härmälä (EFTA) (closed)Map
Country:Finland
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Pertti SipiläContact
Registration / Serial:XP638
Military Code:31
Aircraft Original Type:Hunting P-84 Jet Provost
Aircraft Generic Type:BAC 84 Jet Provost
Aircraft Version:BAC 84 Jet Provost T4
C/n (msn):PAC/W/16910
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Event:Battle of Britain Air Show 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Photo ID:338219Submit Correction
View count: 68
Nosewheel at strange angle!
Registration / Serial:XP638
Aircraft Version:BAC 84 Jet Provost T4
C/n (msn):PAC/W/16910
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Registration / Serial:XP638
Military Code:31
Aircraft Original Type:Hunting P-84 Jet Provost
Aircraft Generic Type:BAC 84 Jet Provost
Aircraft Version:BAC 84 Jet Provost T4
C/n (msn):PAC/W/16910
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Event:Battle of Britain Air Show 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Photo ID:338219Submit Correction
View count: 68
Nosewheel at strange angle!
Registration / Serial:XP638
Aircraft Version:BAC 84 Jet Provost T4
C/n (msn):PAC/W/16910
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Registration / Serial:XV585
Military Code:H
Aircraft Original Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas F-4K Phantom FG1
C/n (msn):3302/9339
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Unit Markings:43 Sqn
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Event:Battle of Britain Air Show 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Photo ID:338218Submit Correction
View count: 195
43 Squadron reformed (officially) at Leuchars with Phantom FG.1s on 1st September 1969.
Registration / Serial:XV585
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas F-4K Phantom FG1
C/n (msn):3302/9339
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Registration / Serial:XV585
Military Code:H
Aircraft Original Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas F-4K Phantom FG1
C/n (msn):3302/9339
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Unit Markings:43 Sqn
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Event:Battle of Britain Air Show 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Photo ID:338218Submit Correction
View count: 195
43 Squadron reformed (officially) at Leuchars with Phantom FG.1s on 1st September 1969.
Registration / Serial:XV585
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas F-4K Phantom FG1
C/n (msn):3302/9339
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Registration / Serial:XV719
Military Code:AA
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-58
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland WS-58 Wessex
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-58 Wessex HC.2
C/n (msn):WA614
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Unit Markings:72 Sqn
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Event:Battle of Britain Air Show 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Photo ID:338216Submit Correction
View count: 87
Since Alex Christie's 1968 photograph, the code has been changed from 'A' to 'AA', and now painted in black instead of white.
Registration / Serial:XV719
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-58 Wessex HC.2
C/n (msn):WA614
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Registration / Serial:XV719
Military Code:AA
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-58
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland WS-58 Wessex
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-58 Wessex HC.2
C/n (msn):WA614
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Unit Markings:72 Sqn
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Event:Battle of Britain Air Show 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Photo ID:338216Submit Correction
View count: 87
Since Alex Christie's 1968 photograph, the code has been changed from 'A' to 'AA', and now painted in black instead of white.
Registration / Serial:XV719
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-58 Wessex HC.2
C/n (msn):WA614
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Registration / Serial:XV865
Military Code:652/LM
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer
Aircraft Generic Type:Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2
C/n (msn):B3-14-67
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
Unit Markings:736 Sqn
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Event:Battle of Britain Air Show 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Photo ID:338215Submit Correction
View count: 101
This Buccaneer was around two years old at the date of this photograph.
Registration / Serial:XV865
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2
C/n (msn):B3-14-67
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Registration / Serial:XV865
Military Code:652/LM
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer
Aircraft Generic Type:Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2
C/n (msn):B3-14-67
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
Unit Markings:736 Sqn
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Event:Battle of Britain Air Show 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Photo ID:338215Submit Correction
View count: 101
This Buccaneer was around two years old at the date of this photograph.
Registration / Serial:XV865
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2
C/n (msn):B3-14-67
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Registration / Serial:56-3248
Alternate Serial:0-63248
Military Code:LS
Aircraft Original Type:North American F-100 Super Sabre
Aircraft Generic Type:North American F-100 Super Sabre
Aircraft Version:North American F-100D Super Sabre
C/n (msn):235-346
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Unit Markings:493 TFS / 48 TFW
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Event:Battle of Britain Air Show 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Photo ID:335060Submit Correction
View count: 149
The yellow fin tip and 'LS' code identify this F-100 as being from 493rd TFS, part of the 48th TFW, based at Lakenheath, Suffolk.
Registration / Serial:56-3248
Alternate Serial:0-63248
Aircraft Version:North American F-100D Super Sabre
C/n (msn):235-346
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Registration / Serial:56-3248
Alternate Serial:0-63248
Military Code:LS
Aircraft Original Type:North American F-100 Super Sabre
Aircraft Generic Type:North American F-100 Super Sabre
Aircraft Version:North American F-100D Super Sabre
C/n (msn):235-346
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Unit Markings:493 TFS / 48 TFW
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Event:Battle of Britain Air Show 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Photo ID:335060Submit Correction
View count: 149
The yellow fin tip and 'LS' code identify this F-100 as being from 493rd TFS, part of the 48th TFW, based at Lakenheath, Suffolk.
Registration / Serial:56-3248
Alternate Serial:0-63248
Aircraft Version:North American F-100D Super Sabre
C/n (msn):235-346
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Registration / Serial:67-14907
Alternate Serial:14907
Military Code:DP-X
Aircraft Original Type:Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter
Aircraft Generic Type:Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter/Tiger
Aircraft Version:Northrop F-5B Freedom Fighter
C/n (msn):N9010
Operator / Titles:Norway - Air Force
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Event:Battle of Britain Air Show 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Photo ID:335059Submit Correction
View count: 134
From 718 Skv.
Registration / Serial:67-14907
Alternate Serial:14907
Aircraft Version:Northrop F-5B Freedom Fighter
C/n (msn):N9010
Operator / Titles:Norway - Air Force
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Registration / Serial:67-14907
Alternate Serial:14907
Military Code:DP-X
Aircraft Original Type:Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter
Aircraft Generic Type:Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter/Tiger
Aircraft Version:Northrop F-5B Freedom Fighter
C/n (msn):N9010
Operator / Titles:Norway - Air Force
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Event:Battle of Britain Air Show 1970
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact
Photo ID:335059Submit Correction
View count: 134
From 718 Skv.
Registration / Serial:67-14907
Alternate Serial:14907
Aircraft Version:Northrop F-5B Freedom Fighter
C/n (msn):N9010
Operator / Titles:Norway - Air Force
City / Airport:Leuchars (EGQL / ADX)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Lewis GrantContact