Posts Tagged ‘RAF’

Cold War Museum The Video

06/04/2014 Leave a comment

And this time

I remembered to actually take video

Cosford Cold War Museum–In and Out

05/04/2014 Leave a comment

Poor Service Areas

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Strensham – mostly a waste of time.   Frankley – slightly better.
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Grey with a touch of drizzle.   The Gate.
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The Gate Guardian.   Bristol Britannia 310.
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Lockheed Hercules C130K Mk3 – XV202.


Lockheed SP-2H Neptune.

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Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R.Mk.1 – XV249.


British Aircraft Corporation TSR 2 – XR220.

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BAe Harrier GR9A – ZG477.

FMA 1A58 Pucara – ZD485.
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Vickers Valiant B1 – XD818.


Handley Page Victor K2 – XH672.

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Avro - 

Vulcan B2 – XM598.

  Skybolt and Blue Steel.
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Polaris A3 – fully loaded (inert).   Polaris A3 – the full round.

Excellent Museum

Jet Age Museum

09/02/2014 Leave a comment

A haircut, a sandwich

And a Vulcan

IWM Duxford–American Air Museum

16/03/2013 Leave a comment

“Located at Duxford, England, the American Air Museum in Britain stands as a memorial to almost 30,000 U.S. Airmen who gave their lives flying from British shores in World War II in the defence of democracy and freedom”.

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Designed by Norman Forster   The entrance to the rear
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F-4J Phantom II   F-100 and tail of F-4J Phantom II
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SR-71   B-17G minus chin mount fairing
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C-47   P-51D
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B-24M   Section of “Super Gun” – made in Britain
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F-111E   Scud-B
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SA-2 Guideline   U2
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B-52D Tail Mount   And looking into the cockpit
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Avenger   Rear of A-10 Thunderbolt 2

IWM Duxford–Around The Runway

16/03/2013 Leave a comment

All along the runway

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The layout   Junkers Ju 52
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A rather green BAC One-Eleven   Bloodhound Mk II
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VC-10 rear   VC-10 side
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McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle   Würzburg radar
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Gibraltar 9.2 inch Coastal Defence Gun Mk X   British commercial flight line

In a chill March wind

RAF Cosford Museum – March 2013

10/03/2013 Leave a comment

With all three V Bombers

And an exit survey

Starting Over

08/03/2012 Leave a comment

For 2012 that is

Beanoing like the wind

Tangmere Aircraft Museum

08/03/2012 1 comment

On a sunny spring day


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Tangmere Aircraft Museum, just past Chichester   With a Sea Harrier on Gate Guard
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Prototype Spitfire   And a Danish VB
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High speed Hawker Hunter   I think it’s a Swift but my memory is failing
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Another Hunter   English Electric Lightning
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Same Lightning   UK FGR II with tail hook
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Sea Vixen   Tangmere Memorial
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Pill Box and Bomb Shelter   And back to the gate guard.


Well worth a look

Luftwaffe Museum

28/06/2011 Leave a comment

It was so hot

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Friedrichstrasse station   Spandau and the end of the line
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Getting closer   Unusual gate guard
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Hawk – Homing All the Way Killer   SA 2 Guideline
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DDR Mig 23   Well it was an RAF base
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Looks better from higher up   And another Brit
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The refreshment stall was closed   Last flown here in 1993
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Mainly missiles   Not quite the gate guard
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The FAF base crest   The radomes


It took my breath away


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