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Sunday, January 25, 2009

Page 48 - St Athan Airshow 1983

Seen at the Battle of Britain Airshow at St Athan on 10th Sept 1983 by Mikeyf were:

J-240 F-16A 322 Sqdn/Netherlands AF
68-03801 OV-10A 601st TCW/Sembach AFB/USAFE
XS794 Andover CC.2 32 Sqdn/Northolt
(XX635)/8767M Bulldog T.1 CCAS/St Athan
WV925 Cadet TX.1 634 VGS/St Athan – On Loan
WT510 Canberra T.22 St Athan MU
XV814 Comet 4 RAE/Boscombe Down
Comet 4C XV814 RAE St Athan 100983

XS729/G Dominie T.1 6 FTS/Finningley
WZ798 Grasshopper 634 VGS/St Athan – On Loan
XV751/08 Harrier GR.3 St Athan MU strength -[marked as 1 Sqdn ex RAF Wittering]
XX163/163 Hawk T.1 4 FTS/Valley
XX334/H Hawk T.1 151 Sqdn/Chivenor
XF382 Hunter F.6A 79 Sqdn/1 TWU/Brawdy
XX751/10 Jaguar GR.1 226 OCU/Lossiemouth
GR.1 XX751 10 226OCU St Athan 100983

XR679/04 Jet Provest T.4 1 TWU/Brawdy
XW405/61 Jet Provest T.5 1 FTS/
XX496/D Jetstream T.1 6 FTS/Finningley
XR718/AS Lightning F.3 5 Sqdn/Binbrook
F.3 XR718 AS 5Sqdn St Athan 100983

XV401/B Phantom FGR.2 228 OCU/Coningsby
FGR.2 XV401 B 228 OCU St Athan 100983

XZ455 Sea Harrier FRS.1 St Athan MU
ZA450 Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU
XL192 Victor K.2 St Athan MU – 57 Sqdn marks

81-0991/WR A-10A 81stTFW/Woodbridge
71-0893/LN F-111F 493rdTF/48thTFW/Lakenheath AFB
J-242 F-16A 322 Sqdn/Netherlands AF
J-251 F-16A 322 Sqdn/Netherlands AF
C-7 F-27M 334 Sqdn/Netherlands AF
XS596 Andover C.1 115 Sqdn/Brize Norton
ZD696 BAe146 CC.1 241 OCU/Brize Norton
XV355/I Buccaneer S.2B 237 OCU/Honington
ZA683/EW Chinook HC.1 7 Sqdn/Odiham
XW907 ‘CU/(5)40’ Gazelle HT.2 705 Sdqn/Culdrose
with XW854 ‘CU/(5)46’, XX431 ‘CU/(5)43’ XX436 ‘CU/(5)39’ XZ938 ‘CU/(5)45’
XW922/K Harrier GR.3 233 OCU/Wittering
XZ971/N Harrier GR.3 233 OCU/Wittering
XX174/174 Hawk T.1 4 FTS/Valley
XX184/184 Hawk T.1 4 FTS/Valley
XV182/182 Hercules C.1K LTW/Lyneham
XV291/291 Hercules C.1K LTW/Lyneham
XX766/14 Jaguar GR.1 226 OCU/Lossiemouth
XW326/120 Jet Provest T.5 7 FTS/Church Fenton
XW419/125 Jet Provest T.5 7 FTS/Church Fenton
PA474 /AJ-G Lancaster B.1 BBMF/Coningsby
WF791 Meteor T.7 Vintage Pair/CFS/
RR299/HT-E Mosquito T.3 BAe Chester
XV232/32 Nimrod MR.2 Kinloss Wing/Kinloss
XT867/H Phantom FG.1 111 Sqdn/Leuchars
XV584/F Phantom FG.1 111 Sqdn/Leuchars
XW204/CA Puma HC.1 33 Sqdn/Odiham
WL790/90 Shackleton AEW.2 8 Sqdn/Lossiemouth
LS326 Swordfish RNHF/Yeovilton
ZA555/555 Tornado GR.1 TWCU/Honington
XH304 Vampire T.11 Vintage Pair/CFS/
XV106/106 VC-10 C.1 10 Sqdn/Brize Norton
ZA140/A VC-10 K.2 101 Sqdn/Brize Norton
XL426 Vulcan B.2 VDF/Waddington
XT670 Wessex HC.2 22 Sqdn/Chivenor

XX625/01 Bulldog T.1 University of Wales AS/St Athan
XX626/02, XX627/03, XX628/04
Bulldog T.1 University of Bristol AS/Filton
XX548/06 Bulldog T.1 University of London AS/Abingdon
WK144 Canberra B.2 RAF Musuem/St Athan - hangar 366
XW305/42 Jet Provest T.5 RAFC/Cranwell - hangar “VAS”
VX275 Sedbergh TX.1 634 VGS/St Athan - hangar 344

ZD704 BAe 125 CC.3 32 Sqdn/Northolt
WB533/DA Devon C.2 207 Sqdn/Wyton

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