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May - Ireland
June - UK Air Expo, Paris Air Show, Iceland
July - RIAT, Eastern Europe
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Header Picture: McDonnell-Douglas QF-4E Phantom IIs 73-1167 & 74-1638 of USAF/53rdWEG at Oshkosh 2016

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Monday, 11 April 2011

Gatwick Aviation Museum Charlwood

A visit by RichT, StuC, IanG & MatthewB on 10/04/11 (first photo) and another by Keith Morgan on 13/05/13 (second photo)

(G-9-448/E-430) Hawker Hunter F.51 (41H/680289)
G-9-448
E-430 Hunter F.51
(G-BLID)/J-1605 de Havilland Venom FB.50 (815)
G-BLID
J-1605 DH112 Venom FB.50
G-DACA/569 Percival Sea Prince T.1 (P57/12)
G-DACA
WF118/569CU G-DACA Sea Prince T.1
(G-GACA)/CU-572 Percival Sea Prince T.1 (P57/58)
G-GACA
WP308/572CU G-GACA Sea Prince T.1
(G-JETM)/VZ638 Gloster Meteor T.7 (Unknown)
G-JETM
VZ638 Meteor T.7
G-VIXN/(XS587) de Havilland Sea Vixen D.3 (10145)
G-VIXN
XS587 G-VIXN Sea Vixen FAW(TT)8
(N46EA)/XK885 Percival Pembroke C.1 (P66/83)
N46EA
XK885 Pembroke C.1
WH773 English Electric Canberra PR.7 (71189)
WH773
WH773 Canberra PR.7
(WK146) English Electric Canberra T.4 (R3/EA3/6660) ..cockpit only
WK146
(WM983)/"XE364"/J-485 Hawker Sea Hawk FB.5 (AW.6021)
WM983
XE364/485 (WM983) Sea Hawk FB.5
WR974/K Avro Shackleton MR.3/3 (Unknown)
WR974
WR974/K Shackleton MR.3
WR982/J Avro Shackleton MR.3/3 (Unknown)
WR982
WR982/J Shackleton MR.3
WW442/N Percival Provost T.1 (PAC/F/257)
WW442
WW442 Percival Provost
(XL164) Handley-Page Victor K.2 (HP80/67) ..cockpit only
XL164
XL164 Victor K.2 Nose
XL472/R-044 Fairey Gannet AEW.3 (F.9441)
XL472
XL472/044-R Gannet AEW.3
(XL591) Hawker Hunter T.7 (41H/693685)
XL591
XL591 Hunter T.7
XN494/43 BAC Jet Provost T.3A (PAC/W/10155)
XN494
XN494 Provost T.3A
XN923 Blackburn Buccaneer S.1 (B3-03-61)
XN923
XN923 Buccaneer S.1
XP351/Z Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 (WA.367)
XP351
XP351/Z Whirlwind HAR.10
XP398 Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 (WA.386)
XP398
(XT431) Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F.9601)
Previously thought to be XS463 but new information shows that these two frames were transposed during restoration at Fleetlands with the fuselage of XT431 being fitted with the boom of XS463 & the frame of XS463 being scrapped at Weston.
XS463
XS463 Westland Wasp HAS.1
XV751/AU British Aerospace Harrier GR.3 (712014)
XV751
XV751/AU Harrier GR.3
(XX734) SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 (S-31)
XX734
XX734 Jaguar GR.1
ZF579 English Electric Lightning F.53 (95276)
ZF579
ZF579 Lightning F.53

Charlwood - Aerospace Logistics

XX121/EQ SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 (S-14)
XX121
XX257 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312093) ..fuselage only, w-o 31/08/84
XX257
XZ497/126 British Aerospace Sea Harrier F/A .2 (41H-912021)
XZ497
ZE698/123 British Aerospace Sea Harrier F/A .2 (B57)
ZE686