Posts Tagged ‘Lightning’

For Saturday 15 August 2020

16/08/2020 Leave a comment

The Saturday Wrap for 15 August 2020. Beer House, Forgetting, Hot and Stormy, Tomatoes and Cucumbers, iOS Update, Rishi Rush, Service and MOT, FTP incident. From #Bedwas #SaturdayWrap

It Could Be A VForce Spring

03/04/2016 Leave a comment

The rain cleared

And the sun came out at Midland Air Museum

Four and Oh

02/01/2016 Leave a comment

In the wind and rain

Back in the game in 2016

Boscombe Down Aviation Collection – January 2016

02/01/2016 Leave a comment

On a rather soggy Saturday 02 January 2015. A really friendly welcome.

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Pit stop for a touch of breakfast.   When in England, Full English.
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It was raining.   Nice and dry and warm inside.
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Sea Harrier FA2 XZ457.   4 Falkland Kills. Active Service History
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Sidewinder on XZ457.   XZ457, view from the rear.
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WE177 and Cluster Bomb.   Scale model of JP233 and a Sparrow training round.
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Jaguar GR1 XX734.   XX734.
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Lightning F2A XN726.   XN726’s Firestreak.
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Army and Navy, Scout and Wasp.   Rolls Royce Avon as fitted to the Comet.
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Half scale retard bomb.   Aden gun pack.
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Meteor MK D16/U16 WK800.   Noses.


Boscombe Down Aviation Collection
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection

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.

Another Half Hour

09/07/2014 Leave a comment

Resplendent in the Sun



Newark Air Museum–July 2014

08/07/2014 Leave a comment

A sunny day in Newark on Trent

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Avro Vulcan B.2 XM594.   Avro Shackleton Mk.3 Phase 3 WR977.
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English Electric Canberra T.19 WH904.   Phantom II Cockpit.
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North American F.100D Super Sabre 54-223.   Dassault Mystere IV.A No. 83.
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Handley Page Hastings T.5 TG517.   English Electric Lightning T.5 XS417.
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    The Anderson Shelter.
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Danger UXB.   Canberra cockpits are very popular.
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Armstrong Whitworth Sea Hawk FB.3 WM913.   SAAB S-35XD Draken AR-107.
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Stentor – Blue Steel engine.   MIG 23 and 27 (rear).
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Gannet and its Radar.   Sea Harrier FRS.1 / FA.2 – ZA176.
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Buccaneer S.1 XN964.    

East Midlands Aeropark July 2014

05/07/2014 1 comment

Saturday 05 July 2014

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Wet Wales to start.   Pit stop at Ashby de la Zouch.
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And a Full English.   Entrance and the VC10 in the background.
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XM575.   Ryan Air 737 over XM575.
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Ground Radar.   VC10 – XV108.
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Lightning F.53 – ZF588.   Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B – XV350.
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Westland Wessex HC.2 – XT604.   XM575 from astern.
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BAe Nimrod R1 – XW664.   English Electric Canberra T.17 – WH740.

Tangmere Aviation Museum–The Return

10/03/2014 Leave a comment

Excellent Museum & very friendly staff

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The Gate and a Meteor F.8.   Meteor F.8 and Vampire T11.
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Sea Harrier FRS.2.   And from the sunny side.
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Harrier GR.3.   Both Harriers together.
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Sea Vixen FAW.2.   Phantom FGR.2.
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And it’s Sidewinders.   Tail on.
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Westland Wessex HU.5.   Pillbox.
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Airfield bomb shelter.   Memorial.
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Hunter Mk.3.   Supermarine Swift FR.5.
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Lightning F.53.   Hunter F.5.
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Canberra B.2 Cockpit.   And yet more Harriers.

Midlands Air Museum

12/03/2013 Leave a comment

Less snow

More wind chill

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