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Boscombe Down Aviation Collection


A rainy day early in 2015 and a great welcome

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Tesco Extra Salisbury. Petrol and   A Full English (too much fried bread) Raw Tomato for health.
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Due to the rain, this was the only outdoor photo. RAF Comet cockpit.   Sparrow and Christmas Tree, both drill.
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WE177. British Nuclear bomb.   And from the otherside.
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GAF Jindivik MK103A unmanned target aircraft   Gloster Meteor D16 – WK800. Unmanned target aircraft.
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Sea Harrier FA2 XZ457. Went to the Falklands on HMS Hermes.   Real life kills. Not all the same pilot.
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Carrying a Paveway II.   The original cockpit was destroyed due to a take off engine fire. The pilot ejected.
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Lightning F2A – XN726 cockpit.   Wasp HAS1 XT437 (423)
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Proton Spray Pack and Cannon Pack.   ASRAAM – drill round.
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Sea Vixen FAW1 XJ476 cockpit.   Browning M2 50 calibre
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Looking down the hangar.   Looking up the hangar.

Excellent staff, nothing was too much trouble.

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