S.W.A.G History Site Message Board

Welcome aboard to new additional editors Mike Freshney & Matthew Blunt

To access the SWAG Trip site or the Cardiff Airport Blog click the photos below

If you have any information or pictures that you could contribute to the site it would be much appreciated. I can be contacted by email by clicking HERE

Friday, January 23, 2009

Page 43 - St Athan Airshow 1978

Noted at the St Athan Battle of Britain show in 1978 by MikeyF were:

XX919 BAC 1-11 Srs.402 RAE Farnborough
XW789 BAe 125 CC.2 32 Sqdn/Northolt
XP820 Beaver AL.1 St Athan Station Flight
XX627/47 Bulldog T.1 Wales UAS/St Athan
WB533 Devon C.2 207 Sqdn/Wyton
XS733/Q Dominie T.1 6 FTS/Finningley
XS102/58 Gnat T.1 4 FTS/Valley
XX198/113 Hawk T.1 1 TWU/Brawdy
XG164/36 Hunter F.6 1 TWU/Brawdy
XX748/20 Jaguar GR.1 226 OCU/Lossiemouth
GR.1 XX748 20 226OCU St Athan 150978

XN632/8352M Jet Provest T.3 CCAS/St Athan
XW355/20 Jet Provest T.5 RAFC/Cranwell
XX497/74 Jetstream T.1 METS/Finningley
XR752 Lightning F.6 Binbrook A.S.F/Binbrook
WA591/U Meteor T.7 CCAS/St Athan
XK885 Pembroke C.1 CCAS/St Athan
XV408/N Phantom FGR.2 23 Sqdn/Wattisham
XT131/B Sioux AH.1 Army Air Corps/Middle Wallop
XM656 Vulcan B.2 St Athan MU - 101 Sqdn marks
XT606/AO Wessex HC.2 72 Sqdn/Odiham
“WG316”/(G-BCAH) Chipmunk T.10 private
“329417” /(G-BDHK) Piper J-3C Private

Musuem Display
XV152 Buccanneer S.2A 237 OCU/Honington
XP502 /02 Gnat T.1 CCAS – ex 4 FTS/Valley – to 8576M

Musuem – [displayed in hangar or outside static]
WD935 Canberra B.2
475081/GM-AK8 FI-156C
584219/3C FW-190C
120227/2 He-162
WB188 Hunter F.3 (7154M)
5439 KI-46 (BAPC84)
191904 ME-163B
WS843/Y Meteor NF(T).14 (7937M)
WA634 Meteor T.7 (mod)
WV499/P3 P.Provest T.1 (7698M)
BL614/ ZD-F Spitfire LF.5B (4354M)
MK356/ZI-V Spitfire (5690M)
WL505 Vampire FR.9 (7705M – 23 Sqdn mks)

GT-874 TF-100F RDAF – flyby only from Mildenhall
ST-33 Siai SF-260MB Swallows/FAB
ST-35 Siai SF-260MB Swallows/FAB
XT287 Buccaneer S.2A 208 Sqdn/Honington
XV354 Buccaneer S.2A 208 Sqdn/Honington
XX515/7 Bulldog T.1 RNEFTS/
XX516/10 Bulldog T.1 RNEFTS/
XX530 /12 Bulldog T.1 RNEFTS/
XH170 Canberra PR.9 39 Sqdn/Wyton
WB271 ‘R204’ Firefly AS.6 RNHF/Yeovilton
XW858/C Gazelle HT.3 2 FTS/Shawbury
XV748 /B Harrier GR.3 233 OCU/Wittering
LF363/LE-D Hurricane IIC BBMF/Coningsby
XX114/02 Jaguar GR.1 226 OCU/Lossiemouth
XX750 /22 Jaguar GR.1 226 OCU/Lossiemouth
XX499/76 Jetstream T.1 METS/Finningley
XR747/C Lightning F.6 5 Sqdn/Binbrook
XS899/E Lightning F.6 5 Sqdn/Binbrook
WF791 Meteor T.7 Vintage Pair /CFS
XZ282 /82 Nimrod MR.1 Kinloss Wing
XV572 /N Phantom FG.1 43 Sqdn/Leuchars
XV577/M Phantom FG.1 43 Sqdn/Leuchars
TF956 ‘T/123’ Sea Fury FB.11 RNHF/Yeovilton
WL801/01 Shackleton AEW.2 8 Sqdn/Lossiemouth
PS853 Spitfire PRX.IX BBMF/Coningsby
XH304 Vampire T.11 Vintage Pair/-/CFS
XV107/107 VC-10 C.1K 10 Sqdn/Brize Norton
XH667 Victor K.2 57 Sqdn/Marham
– towing 2 x Lightning F.6
XM572 Vulcan B.2 35 Sqdn/Scampton
XJ430 Whirlwind HAR.10 22 Sqdn/”D Flight”/Brawdy

Residents elsewhere
XK862 Pembroke C.1 CCAS/St Athan

No comments: