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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Page 51 - St Athan Airshow 1986

Recorded by Mikeyf at the Battle of Britain At Home Airshow on the 13th Sept 1986 were: Arrivals day (Friday) pics thanks to Keith Morgan.

258/12-YL Mirage F.1 EC-12/Fr AF
258/12-YL Mirage F.1 Arrive
MT-40 CM-170R Magister RBAF
MT40 CM-170R Magister Arrive
MT-40 St Athan 130985

K-4003 NF-5B 315 Sqdn/Netherlands AF
K-4003 NF-5B Arrive
AT-160 Saab SK-35XD Draken ESK-725/Karup AFB/R Danish AF
AT-160 St Athan 130986

XT286/W Buccaneer S.2A St Athan storage
(XX635)/8767M Bulldog T.1 CTTS/St Athan
WE113/BJ Canberra T.4 231 OCU/Wyton
WP962/V Chipmunk T.10 3 AEF/Filton
(XP502)/8576M Gnat T.1 CTTS/St Athan
XV759 Harrier GR.3 St Athan MU
GR.3 XV759 St Athan 130986

XX222/222 Hawk T.1A 1 TWU/79 Sqdn/Brawdy
XX244 /244 Hawk T.1 4 FTS/Valley
XX244/244 Hawk T.1 Arrive
XX297/BAPC171 Hawk replica RAFEF/Abingdon- plastic airframe
XW750 HS-748 Srs 107 RAE Bedford
XW750 HS 748 Arrive
WV318/M Hunter T.7B 208 Sqdn/Lossiemouth
WV318/M Hunter T.7B Arrive
XX718/BAPC150 Jaguar replica RAFEF/Abingdon- plastic airframe
XX838/X Jaguar T.2A 226 OCU/Lossiemouth
XX838/X Jaguar T.2A Arrive
T.2 XX838 X St Athan 130986

(XP558)/8627M Jet Provost T.4 CTTS/St Athan
XS897/AC Lightning F.6 5 Sqdn/Binbrook
F.6 XS897 AC 5Sqdn St Athan 130986
XS987 AC 5Sqdn St Athan 120986

(G-ALYW) Nimrod RAFEF/Abingdon – mock fuselage
XV496/D Phantom FGR.2 St Athan MU – ex 23 Sqdn
XV496/D Phantom FGR.2
ZD610 Sea Harrier FRS.1 St Athan MU
ZA540 Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU
ZA608/Z Tornado GR.1 617 Sqdn/Marham
ZA608/Z Tornado GR.1 Arrive
ZE161/AX Tornado F.3 229 OCU/Coningsby
ZE161/AX Tornado F.3 Arrive
F.3 ZE161 AX 229OCU St Athan 130986

ZA140/A VC-10 K.2 101 Sqdn/Brize Norton
XL233 Victor K.2 St Athan MU
XP359 Whirlwind HAR.10 RAFEF/Abingdon

Hangar 341
XE793 Cadet TX.3 St Athan storage - dismantled
XN253 Cadet TX.3 St Athan storage – dismantled
[without fabric – fuselage only]
XA243 Grasshopper TX.1 St Athan storage - dismantled
ZE558 Viking T.1 634 VGS/St Athan
with ZE589, ZE590

Hangar 371 – Historic Aircraft Musuem
WE600 Auster Antartic
BAPC 47 Watkins Monoplane
EE549/(7008M) Meteor IV special
WL168 /(7750M) Meteor F.8 coded A
WS843/(7937M) Meteor NF.14 coded Y
G-AEEH Pon Du Ciel
XN341 /(8022M) Skeeter AOP.12
WK281/(7712M) Swift FR.5 coded S/79 Sqdn marks
WL505/(7705M) Vampire FR.9
XR486 /(8727M) Whirlwind HCC.12 Queen’s Flight colours

Hangar 373 – BDRF training hangar
XW545/(8859M) Buccaneer S.2B
WK144/(8689M) Canberra B.2 rear fuselage only
XZ995 Harrier GR.3 St Athan MU – bare metal
(XN458)/8234M Jet Provest T.3 coded 19
ZA464/GM Tornado GR.1 St Athan MU – 20 Sqdn marks

Hangar 374 – Historic Aircraft Musuem
XR243/(8057M) Auster AOP.9 frame only no fabric
L5340 Battle I composite with L5343
MK356/(5690M) Spitfire IX coded 21-T
XS650/(8801M) Swallow TX.1
120227/(8472M) He-162A-2 coded 2
/(BAPC.82) Fi103
(475081)/(7362M) Fi-156C-7 without fabric
/(8484M/BAPC 84) Ki-46
191904/(8480M) Me163B-1A coded 25
(112372)/(8472M) Me-262-2a coded X
420430/(8482M) Me410-1/U2 coded CC

Outside Hangar – Historic Aircraft Musuem
WD935/(8440M) Canberra B.2
584219/(8470M) FW-190F-8/U1 coded 38 (BAPC.83/8476M)
Z7197/(8380M) Procter III
WV499/(7698M) P Provest T.1 coded P-G
XM602 Vulcan B.2 101 Sqdn marks

AT-18 Alpha Jet A+TU/Brustum AFB
79-0060/BT (rd)F-15C 22ndTFS/36thTFW/Bitburg AFB/WG
79-0060/BT F-15C Arrive
F-15C 79-0060 BT rd 36TFW St Athan 130986
F-15C 79-0060 BT rd 36TFW St Athan 2 130986

80-0022/(rd) F-15C 22ndTFS/36thTFW/Bitburg AFB/WG
[marked as “22ndTFS” on tail]
80-0022/BT F-15C Arrive
C-5 Fokker F-27M 334 Sqdn/Eindhoven AFB/NetherlandsAF
C-5 Fokker F-27M Arrive

XS637 Andover C.1 32 Sqdn/Northolt
XX507 BAe125 CC.2 32 Sqdn/Northolt
XV361 Buccaneer S.2B St Athan MU
XV361 Buccaneer S.2B Arrive
XX556 Bulldog T.1 unmarked – operator not known
XX612/05 Bulldog T.1 Wales UAS/St Athan

XX612/05 Bulldog T.1 UWAS
XX625/01 Bulldog T.1 Wales UAS/St Athan
XX625/01 Bulldog T.1 UWAS
XX626/02 Bulldog T.1 Wales UAS/St Athan
XX627/03 Bulldog T.1 Wales UAS/St Athan
XX627/03 Bulldog T.1 UWAS
XX628/04 Bulldog T.1 Wales UAS/St Athan
XX628/04 Bulldog T.1 UWAS
XX632/D Bulldog T.1 Bristol UAS/Filton
ZA707/EV Chinook HC.2 7 Sqdn/Odiham
ZA707/EV Chinook HC.2 Arrive
XZ934/U Gazelle HT.3 2 FTS/Shawbury
XV744/D Harrier GR.3 233 OCU/Wittering
XV747/G Harrier GR.3 233 OCU/Wittering
XX248 /248 Hawk T.1A 63 Sqdn/2TWU/Chivenor
XX352/352 Hawk T.1A 63 Sqdn/2TWU/Chivenor
XV186/186 Hercules C.1 LTW/Lyneham
XV186/186 Hercules C.1 Arrive
XL591/ G Hunter T.7 237 OCU/Lossiemouth
XX496/D Jetstream T.1 6 FTS/Finningley
XP749/DA Lightning F.3 LTF/Binbrook
XV585/AP Phantom FG.1 43 Sqdn/Leuchars
XV590 /AX Phantom FG.1 43 Sqdn/Leuchars
ZD607 ‘-/712’ Sea Harrier FRS.1 899 Sqdn/Yeovilton
WL757/57 Shackleton AEW.2 8 Sqdn/Lossiemouth
ZD905 /AV Tornado F.2 229 OCU/Coningsby
ZD905/AV Tornado F.2 Arrive
ZD936/AP Tornado F.2 229 OCU/Coningsby
ZD936/AP Tornado F.2 Arrive
ZA594/594 Tornado GR.1 45 Sqdn/TWCU/Honington
XV730 Wessex HC.2 22 Sqdn/Chivenor (SAR duties)

XV156 /(8773M) Buccaneer S.2A dumped fuselage only
WK144/(8689M) Canberra B.2 dumped fuselage + wings only
(XP542)/8575M Gnat T.1 outside CTTS hangar
“PF119”/(WT648) Hunter F.1 (7530M) dumped fuselage only
XF526/78/E Hunter F.6 dumped
XL163 Victor K.2 dumped – 57 Sqdn marks

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