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Sunday, January 11, 2009

St Athan "Battle Of Britain" Airshow 1972

Recorded by myself and further notes in BAR for the St Athan Battle of Britain show in 1972 on 16-9-72 were (Pictures credit Robin A Walker/www.abpic.co.uk):

Static
XP282 Auster AOP.9 St Athan MU
XP774 Beaver AL.1 St Athan storage
XV345 Buccaneer S.2 St Athan MU
WH872 Canberra T.17 St Athan MU
WH904/K Canberra T.19 85 Sqdn
WH904
WZ862 Chipmunk T.10 University of Wales Squadron/St Athan
VP981 Devon C.2 21 Sqdn/Andover
KF183 Harvard IIB AAEE/Boscombe Down
XM411 Jet Provost T.3 CCAS/St Athan
XM411
XW419/78 Jet Provest T.5 RAFC/Cranwell
XM972 Lightning T.4 226 OCU/65 Sqdn/
WR966 (G) Shackleton MR.2C St Athan store
XL427 Vulcan B.2 St Athan MU
XL427
XS498 ‘B-VC’ Wessex HU.5 848 Sqdn/Yeovilton
XS498

St Athan Historic Aircraft Collection
WZ662 Auster AOP.9
MM5701 13-95 Fiat CR.42
584219 FW.190
701152 He.111
494083 W8-A Ju-87G
KI-456
4101 12 BF-109
WS843 Meteor NF(T).14
7937M
MK356 21-V Spitfire IX
PM651 Spitfire PR.19
XD463 8023M Vampire T.11
8023M
BAPC-47 Watkins Monoplane

No. 4 School of Technical Training “Maintenance Hangars/Static Display”
XN847 Argosy C.1 FEAF
XN847

(XN928) 8179M Buccaneer S.1 No.4 SOTT/St Athan
8179M
(XK698) 8031M Comet C.1 No.4 SOTT/St Athan
8031M XK698

(WP905) 7438M Chipmunk T.10 No.4 SOTT/St Athan
7438M
WT567 7489M Hunter F.4 No.4 SOTT/St Athan-marked “B/74 Sqdn”
7489M
WT746 7770M Hunter F.4 No.4 SOTT/St Athan-marked “A/71 Sqdn”

XF972 7948M Hunter F.4 No.4 SOTT/St Athan-marked “G/? Sqdn”
7948M
(XF974) 7949M Hunter F.4 No.4 SOTT/St Athan-marked “C/8 Sqdn”
7949M

WV703 8108M Pembroke C.1 No.4 SOTT/St Athan
WV499/P3 7698M Provost T.1 No.4 SOTT/St Athan
7698M
XL111 8000M Whirlwind HAR.10 No.4 SOTT/St Athan
8000M

Flying
104733 CF-104G 441 Sqdn/Solingen AFB/R Canadian AF
104743 CF-104G 441 Sqdn/Solingen AFB/R Canadian AF
104813 CF-104G 441 Sqdn/Solingen AFB/R Canadian AF
104843 CF-104G 441 Sqdn/Solingen AFB/R Canadian AF
BD-07 Mirage 5BD Belgian AF
64-1063 063/AR RF-4C Phantom 10thTRW/Alconbury AFB/USAFE
64-1074 074/AR RF-4C Phantom 10thTRW/Alconbury AFB/USAFE
64-1079 079/AR RF-4C Phantom 10thTRW/Alconbury AFB/USAFE
69-0380 380/AT RF-4C Phantom 10thTRW/Alconbury AFB/USAFE
AR-101 Saab SK-35XD Draken 729 Sqdn/Karup/Danish AF
AR-104 Saab SK-35XD Draken 729 Sqdn/Karup/Danish AF
AR-110 Saab SK-35XD Draken 729 Sqdn/Karup/Danish AF
AR-115 Saab SK-35XD Draken 729 Sqdn/Karup/Danish AF
AR-117 Saab SK-35XD Draken 729 Sqdn/Karup/Danish AF
XM498/498 Britannia C.1 99/511 Sqdn/Brize Norton


XH175 Canberra PR.9 39 Sqdn/Wyton
XV176/176 Hercules C.1 LTW/Lyneham
XV213/213 Hercules C.1 LTW/Lyneham
XF382/40 Hunter F.6 229 OCU/Chivenor
XW370/49 Jet Provost T.5 3 FTS/
XW406/48 Jet Provost T.5 3 FTS/
XW407/50 Jet Provost T.5 3 FTS/
XW287 Jet Provost T.5 CFS/Red Pelicans
XW290 Jet Provost T.5 CFS/Red Pelicans
XW293 Jet Provost T.5 CFS/Red Pelicans
XW295 Jet Provost T.5 CFS/Red Pelicans
PA474/KM-B Lancaster B.1 BBMF/Coningsby
XV237/237 Nimrod MR.1 42 Sqdn/St Mawgan
PS853/ZP-A Spitfire BBMF/Coningsby
XR810/810 VC-10 C.1 10 Sqdn/Brize Norton
XL193 Victor SR.2 543 Sqdn/Wyton
XM607 Vulcan B.2 Waddington Wing

Flying/Parked Elsewhere
XP822 Beaver AL.1 132 Flight/AAC
WB560/U Chipmunk T.10 UWAS/St Athan
WK553/A Chipmunk T.10 UWAS/St Athan
WZ846/D Chipmunk T.10 UWAS/St Athan
XS709/M Dominie T.1 6 FTS/Finningley
XW219/DC Puma HC.1 230 Sqdn/Odiham
TF956 ‘T/123’ Sea Fury FB.11 RNHF/Yeovilton
XV627 ‘-/475’ Wasp HAS.1 829 Sqdn/Portland
XP118 ‘PO/436’ Wessex HAS.3 737 Sqdn/Portland
XJ764 Whirlwind HAR.10 22 Sqdn/Brawdy

Picketston Dump Area
WT340/C Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
WT341/J Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
WT342/S Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
WT347/V Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
WT362/R Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
WT364/T Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
WT368/M Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
XH228/B Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
XH234 Canberra B(1)8 Ex 16 Sqdn
XK951/W Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
XM262/F Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
XM263/U Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
XM268/D Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
XM273/H Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
XM276/F Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
XM278/T Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
XM279/L Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
XM936/P Canberra B(1)8 Ex 3 Sqdn
WH977 Canberra B.15
Also parts from Canberra T.4’s WH637/WH706/WH841/WT490 B.15 WH963

WG533/D Shackleton MR.2C
WG556/B Shackleton MR.2C
WG554/B Shackleton MR.2C
WG558/Y Shackleton MR.2C
WL737/L Shackleton MR.2C
WR952/B Shackleton MR.2C
WR954/C Shackleton MR.2C
WR966/GT Shackleton MR.2C
WR969/A Shackleton MR.2C
XA931 Victor B.1A
XA933 Victor B.1A
XA940 Victor B.1A

Servicing Hangars
XT279 Buccaneer S.2
XV356 Buccaneer S.2

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