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Monday, January 19, 2009

Page 32 - R.A.F St Athan Airshow 17/09/1967 [Updated 28/02/2024]

R.A.F St Athan Airshow held 17/09/1967

With thanks to a report which was sent in by a member from Air Britain who logged the following aircraft.

Static Aircraft
Serial Type Unit Location Other Information
197Alouette IIIrish Air Corps/BaldonnelStatic
XS769Basset C.1NCS/-Static
XV271Beaver AL.1No.19MU/32MU St AthanStatic
WH779Canberra PR.7-Static
WT898Cadet TX.1No.634GS/St AthanStatic
WK630Chipmunk T.10University of Wales Sqdn/St AthanStatic
XE653Hunter FGA.9 No.229OCU/R.A.F Chivenor Static Coded "28"
XM473 Jet Provost T.3 CFS/-Static Coded "61"
XN707Sea Vixen FAW.1-Static
WR971Shackleton MR.3Kinloss Wing/R.A.F KinlossStaticCoded "Q"
XJ771Vampire T.11No.19MU/32MU St AthanStaticCoded "E"
WL683Varsity T.1No.1ANS/R.A.F StradishallStatic
XM572Vulcan B.2(Possibly on No.19MU/32MU/R.A.F St Athan strength]Static
XN384Whirlwind HAR.9 ? Sqdn/R.N.A.S Culdrose Static Coded "CU/589"
XP354 Whirlwind HAR.10 22 OR 202 Sqdn/-Static

In use with the No.4SoTT hangar were:

Serial Type Unit Location Other Information
7703MDragonfly HR.5No.4 SoTT/R.A.F St AthanHangarFormerly WG725
7493MHunter F.1No.4 SoTT/R.A.F St AthanHangarFormerly WT559
7767MHunter F.4No.4 SoTT/R.A.F St AthanHangarFormerly WT559
7718MSycamore HC.14No.4 SoTT/R.A.F St AthanHangarFormerly WA577
7489M/BHunter F.1No.4 SoTT/R.A.F St AthanHangarFormerly WT567
7792MHunter F.1No.4 SoTT/R.A.F St AthanHangarFormerly WT797
7770MHunter F.1No.4 SoTT/R.A.F St AthanHangarFormerly WT746
7525MHunter F.1No.4 SoTT/R.A.F St AthanHangarFormerly WT619
7521MHunter F.1No.4 SoTT/R.A.F St AthanHangarFormerly WW644
7689MP Provost T.1No.4 SoTT/R.A.F St AthanHangarFormerly WW421
7692MP Provost T.1No.4SoTT/R.A.F St AthanHangarFormerly WV444
7699MP Provost T.1No.4SoTT/R.A.F St AthanHangarFormerly WV541

Recorded as flying only were:
There could have been joint static/flyers.

Serial Type Unit Location Other Information
MT-2CM-170R MagisterDiables Rouges/Chievres AFB/Belgium Air ForceFlying
MT-9CM-170R MagisterDiables Rouges/Chievres AFB/Belgium Air ForceFlying
MT-11CM-170R MagisterDiables Rouges/Chievres AFB/Belgium Air ForceFlying
MT-20CM-170R MagisterDiables Rouges/Chievres AFB/Belgium Air ForceFlying
XS605Andover C.146 Sqdn/R.A.F Thorney IslandStatic/FlyingCoded "605"
XR269Auster AOP.9No.19/32MU/St AthanStatic/Flying
XN398Britannia C.1No.99/511 Sqdn/LynehamFlyingCoded "398"
XT285Buccaneer S.2ANo.736 Sqdn/R.N.A.S LossiemouthFlyingCoded "653/LM"
WJ875Canberra T.4-Flying
WB573Chipmunk T.10University of Wales Air Sqdn/R.A.F St AthanStatic/Flying
WP851Chipmunk T.10University of Wales Air Sqdn/R.A.F St AthanStatic/Flying
XP915Comet 3BR.A.E BedfordFlying
XL472Gannet AEW.3849 Sqdn/R.N.A.S BrawdyStatic/FlyingCoded "BY/760"
XV181Hercules C.1(Fairford Wing?)Static/FlyingCoded "181"
XE627Hunter F.6-FlyingCoded "61"
XF383Hunter F.6-Flying"
XF512Hunter F.6-Flying
XR678Jet Provost T.3CFS/-FlyingCoded "55"
XA938Victor B.1-Flying
XM653Vulcan B.2-Flying

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