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It Could Be A VForce Spring

03/04/2016 Leave a comment

The rain cleared

And the sun came out at Midland Air Museum

Midland Air Museum – April 2016

02/04/2016 Leave a comment

Saturday 02 April 2016

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Strensham North Pitstop.   Tesco Full English – South Coventry.
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Raining at the time.   Canberra T-17 WH646. Electronic Warfare Variant.
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Gloster Meteor F-4 EE531.   Avro Vulcan B.2 XL360
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Victor K1A XH582.   Blue Steel.
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Gloster Javelin FAW5 XA669.   Hawker Hunter F-6A XF382
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Sea Harrier FA2 ZE694   Sea Vixen FAW2 XN685.
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Tornado GR4 and WE177 Nuclear Drill Round.   Fairey Gannet T-2 XA508.
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F100D Super Sabre 54-2174.   F-101B Voodoo 56-0312.
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Lightning F6 XR771 and Firestreak Missiles.   KSA Lightning T-55 55-713.
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F-4c Phantom II 63-7699.   East German MiG-21 SPS 959.


Midland Air Museum
Midland Air Museum

March Museums 2015 – Day 04 City of Coventry

10/03/2015 Leave a comment

Peeking over the hedge

XL360 on a grey and overcast day

March Museums 2015 – Day 04 Midland Air Museum

10/03/2015 Leave a comment

It started frosty and clear in Hinckley and turned into grey and overcast in Coventry, the home of the Midland Air Museum.

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As it says with XL360 in the distance.   And from the other direction.
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Peeping over the hedge.   On a rather grey day.
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As you come in through the gate.    
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    Blue Steel.
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Sea Harrier FA2 – ZE694.   Gloster Javelin FAW.5 –


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Sea Vixen FAW.2 –



Gannet T.2 –


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Lightning T.55 55-713 & RAF F.6 XR771.

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MiG-21SPS "Fishbed"

– 959.


F-4C-11-MC Phantom II 63-7699.

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F-101B-80-MC Voodoo



Argosy 101


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F-100D-16-NA Super Sabre 54-1174.


Ten Minutes This Time

10/07/2014 Leave a comment

Slightly later

As the toilets were being refurbished

Midlands Air Museum–July 2014

09/07/2014 Leave a comment

In the sun and ten minutes early.

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Thunderbird and Vulcan.   Shackleton radar at entrance.
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Appropriate.   Everybody needs an ice cream.
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Canberra T-17 WH646.   Vulcan B.2 XL360 and Blue Steel.
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Javelin F.A.W.5 XA699.   Sea Hawk WV797.
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Gannet T-2 XA508.   MIG-21 SPS 959 (6503) East German.
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Sea Harrier FA2 ZE694.   Lightning F-6 XR771.
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F100D Super Sabre 54-2174.   F-101B Voodoo 56-0312.
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F-4c Phantom II 63-7699.   Vickers Viscount F-BGNR.
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East German MIG’s fin.   Sea Vixen F.A.W.2 XN685.
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Saudi Lightning T-55 55-713.   Canberra P.R.3 WF992.

City of Coventry–XL360

09/07/2014 Leave a comment

Midland Air Museum

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From the car park.   Also from the car park.
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    Inside the museum.
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With a Blue Steel in the background.    
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Midlands Air Museum – Hanger

12/03/2013 Leave a comment

Here be XL360

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A Shackleton Radar   Main entrance
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It’s also the Jet Heritage Centre   With a Thunderbird Missile in front
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XL360 from the carpark   And closer
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Rolls Royce Spey   Canberra T-17 Electronics Warfare Variant
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Gloster Meteor F-4   Lockheed T-33
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de Havilland Vampire F-1   Martin Baker ejection seats
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SAAB J-29F   SAAB J-29F from the rear
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Armstrong Siddeley – Sapphire   View from above

And another snowy day

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