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Sunday, 16 July 2017

14/07/17 - RIAT Fairford

Attended on the first day by Stu & Pat.
[S]=Static, [F]=Flightlines, [FO]=Flying only

Royal Australian Air Force

[S] A30-006 Boeing E-7A Wedgetail (33987) 2 Sqn
A30-006

Austrian Air Force

[S] 1135/E blue SAAB 105OE (105435) Dusentrainerstaffel
[F] 1140/J blue SAAB 105OE (105440) Dusentrainerstaffel

Belgian Air Component

[F] FA-123 General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon (6H-123) 350 Sqn/2 Wing
FA-123
[S] FA-132 General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon (6H-132) 1 Sqn/10 Wing
[F] FA-134 General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon (6H-134) 350 Sqn/2 Wing
[F] RS-02 Westland Sea King Mk.48 (WA832) 40 Sqn

Royal Canadian Air Force

[S] 177703 Boeing CC-177 Globemaster (CA-3) 429 Sqn
[S] 147304 Boeing-Vertol CH-147F Chinook (M2054) 450 Sqn
147304

Czech Air Force

[S] 6053/AD572/DU-C Aero Vodochody L-159A (156053) 212.TL/21.zTL
[F] 6054 Aero Vodochody L-159A (156054) 212.TL/21.zTL
[F] 6060 Aero Vodochody L-159A (156060) 212.TL/21.zTL
[F] 9244 SAAB JAS-39C Gripen (39244) 211.TL/21.zTL

Royal Danish Air Force

[S] C-080 Bombardier Challenger 604 (5380) Esk 721
C-080

Finnish Air Force

[F] HW-334/3 British Aerospace Hawk Mk.51 (312231) HavLLv 41/Midnight Hawks
[F] HW-340/2 British Aerospace Hawk Mk.51 (312237) HavLLv 41/Midnight Hawks
[F] HW-341/1 British Aerospace Hawk Mk.51 (312238) HavLLv 41/Midnight Hawks
[F] HW-345/4 British Aerospace Hawk Mk.51 (312242) HavLLv 41/Midnight Hawks
[F] HW-352/7 British Aerospace Hawk Mk.51A (312401) HavLLv 41/Midnight Hawks
[S] CC-3 CASA 295M (S-086) 1 Flt/TukiLLv
CC-3

Finnish Army Aviation

[S] NH-218 NH Industries NH-90TTH (1259) 2.HK/HekoP
NH-218

French Air Force

[F] 602/3-XJ Dassault Mirage 2000D (393) EC 03.003
[F] 618/3-XC Dassault Mirage 2000D (417) EC 03.003
618
[F] 652/3-XN Dassault Mirage 2000D (507) EC 03.003
652
[F] 122/4-GA Dassault Rafale F.2C (090) ETR 03.004
[F] 133/4-GL Dassault Rafale F.2C (105) ETR 03.004
[S] E42/705-TA Dassault-Breguet-Dornier Alpha Jet E (E42) EAC 00.314
E42
E42 fin art
[F] E114/ F-TERR/0 Dassault-Breguet-Dornier Alpha Jet E (E114) Patrouille de France
[S] E115/705-MR Dassault-Breguet-Dornier Alpha Jet E (E115) EAC 00.314
E115

German Air Force

[S] 54+06 Airbus A400M (041) LTG-62
54+06
[S] 30+26 Eurofighter Typhoon (GS016) TLG74
30+26
[S] 30+59 Eurofighter Typhoon (GT017) TLG73
[S] 46+54 Panavia Tornado ECR (GS287) TLG51
[S] 51+01 Transall C-160D (138) LTG-61

German Navy

[S] D-HDDL Airbus Helicopters EC135P2+ (1200) MFG-5
[S] 83+25 Westland Lynx Mk.88A (396) MFG-3
[S] 89+70 Westland Sea King Mk.41 (WA774) MFG-5

Hellenic Air Force

[S] 01508 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E (AUP) Phantom II (4470) 338 Mira
01508
01508 fin art
[S] 01618 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E (AUP) Phantom II (4827) 338 Mira
01618

Irish Air Corps

[S] 267 Pilatus PC-9M (662) Air Corps College
267

Israeli Air Force

[S] 667 Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules (5781) 103 Sqn
667

Italian Air Force

[F] CSX62219/RS-50 Aeritalia C-27J Spartan (4119) RSV
[F] MM55220/61-16 Leonardo T-346A Master (unknown) RSV
[F] CSX7041/RS-01 Panavia A-200A Tornado IDS (MLU) (IS040) RSV
[S] MT55219 Leonardo M-346FA (7092) Leonardo
MT55219

Japan Air Self-Defence Force

[S] 87-3601 Boeing KC-767J (33844) 404th Hikotai
87-3601

Royal Jordanian Air Force

[S] 347 Lockheed C-130H Hercules (4929) 3 Sqn
347

Royal Netherlands Air Force

[S] PH-CGC Dornier 228-212 (8183) 334 Sqn/Coastguard
PH-CGC
[S] G-273 Lockheed C-130H-30 Hercules (5273) 336 Sqn

Pakistan Air Force

[S] 4153/153 Lockheed C-130E Hercules (4153) 21 Sqn
4153

Polish Navy

[S] 1017 PZL-Mielec M-28B1R Bryza (AJG001-03) 44.BLM
1017

Qatar Emiri Air Force

[S] 213/MAJ Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules (5668) Airlift Wing
213

Slovenian Air Force

[S] L4-01 LET L-410UVP-E (912606) 152nd Fixed Wing Sqn
L4-01
[F] L9-61 Pilatus PC-9M (634) Letalska Sola

Spanish Air Force

[S] C.15-14/15-01 McDonnell-Douglas EF-18M Hornet (EFA-02) Ala 15
C.15-14 fin art
[F] C.15-39/15-26 McDonnell-Douglas EF-18M Hornet (EFA-27) Ala 15

Swedish Air Force

[F] 39215/215 SAAB JAS-39C Gripen (39215) F7
[F] 39226/226 SAAB JAS-39C Gripen (39226) F7
[S] 39827/827 SAAB JAS-39D Gripen (39827) F7
39827

Swiss Air Force

[F] J-3082 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L1082) Patrouille Suisse
[F] J-3084 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L1084) Patrouille Suisse
[F] J-3085 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L1085) Patrouille Suisse
[F] J-3087 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L1087) Patrouille Suisse
[F] J-3088 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L1088) Patrouille Suisse
[F] J-3089 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L1089) Patrouille Suisse
[F] J-3091 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L1091) Patrouille Suisse

Turkish Air Force

[F] 88-0029 General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon (4R-031) 141 Filo
[F] 88-0032 General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon (4R-034) 141 Filo

Ukrainian Air Force

[S] 78820 Ilyushin IL-76MD (0093496907) 25th Transport Aviation Brigade
78820
[F] 58 blue Sukhoi Su-27P (36911035612) 831 vabr
[S] 71 blue Sukhoi Su-27UBM1 (96310424043) 831 vabr
71 blue

United Kingdom

Affinity Flying Services

[S] N2824B/(ZM323)/323 Beech Texan T.1 (PM-110)
N2824B
[S] PR-PHK/(ZM333) Embraer Phenom T.1 (50000375)
PR-PHK
[S] G-MFTS/(ZM300) Grob Prefect T.1 (11099)
G-MFTS


Army Air Corps

[S] ZZ520 Westland Wildcat AH.1 (527) 1 Regt
[S] (G-SARO)/XL812 Saunders Roe Skeeter AOP.12 (S2/5097) Historic Aircraft Flight Trust

BAE Systems

[S] Unmarked Eurofighter Typhoon FSM (n/a)
Typhoon FSM
[S] Unmarked Lockheed F-35 FSM (n/a)
F-35 FSM
[S] Unmarked Thales Watchkeeper FSM (n/a)
Watchkeeper FSM

QinetiQ

[S] ZE416 Agusta A109E Power (11173) ETPS
ZE416
[S] QQ102 British Aerospace 146-RJ70 ER (E1254) ETPS
QQ102

Royal Air Force

[S] ZM401 Airbus Atlas C.1 (016) 70 Sqn
ZM401
[S] ZM406 Airbus Atlas C.1 (025) 70 Sqn
ZM406
[S] ZM509/09 Airbus Helicopters Juno HT.1 (2007) DHFS
ZM509
[S] ZM502/02 Airbus Helicopters Jupiter HT.1 (20133) DHFS
ZM502
[S] ZZ334 Airbus Voyager KC.3 (1033) 10/101 Sqn
ZZ334
[F] PA474/AR-L/VN-T Avro Lancaster B.I (unknown) Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
[S] ZK460/U Beech B200GT King Air (BY-90) 45 (R) Sqn/3 FTS
ZK460
[S] (BAPC.361)/IR808 Boeing Chinook FSM (n/a) M&RU
BAPC-361
[F] ZA675 Boeing Chinook HC.4 (M7009) 18 Sqn
[F] ZA720 Boeing Chinook HC.4 (M7020) 18 Sqn
ZA720
[S] (BAPC.171)/"XX308" British Aerospace Hawk FSM (n/a) M&RU
BAPC-171
[F] XX177 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312024) Red Arrows
[F] XX232 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312068) Red Arrows
[F] XX244 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312080) Red Arrows
[F] XX311 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312136) Red Arrows
[S] XX191/CC British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312038) 100 Sqn
XX191
[F] XX204 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312051) Red Arrows
[F] XX219 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312055) Red Arrows
[F] XX227 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312063) Red Arrows
[F] XX242 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312078) Red Arrows
[F] XX278 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312103) Red Arrows
[F] XX322 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312147) Red Arrows
[F] XX310 British Aerospace Hawk T.1W (312135) Red Arrows
Red Arrows & Thunderbirds
[S] ZK021/L British Aerospace Hawk T.2 (RT-012) IV (R) Sqn/4 FTS
ZK021
[S] ZJ265/65 Eurocopter Squirrel HT.1 (2995) DHFS
ZJ265
[S] ZJ950/950 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS047) 1 Sqn
ZJ950
[S] ZK334/A Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS095) 1 Sqn
ZK334
[F] ZK352/BV Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS113) 29 (R) Sqn
ZK352
[F] ZK354/BY Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS115) 29 (R) Sqn
[S] (BAPC.360)/IR206/IR Eurofighter Typhoon FSM (n/a) M&RU
BAPC-360
[S] G-BYUV/UV Grob G.115E Tutor T.1 (82106) Bristol UAS
G-BYUV
[S] G-BYWW/WW Grob G.115E Tutor T.1 (82157) Bristol UAS
G-BYWW
[S] ZH122/TH Grob Vigilant T.1 (6515) 2 FTS
ZH122
[S] ZE636/XZ Grob Viking T.1 (33996) 621 VGS/2 FTS
ZE636
[F] LF363/GN-F Hawker Hurricane IIc (41H-469290) Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
[S] ZG750/128 Panavia Tornado GR.4T (BT051) 12 Sqn
ZG750
[S] ZF378/RN-S Short Tucano T.1 (T92) 72 (R) Sqn/1 FTS
ZF378
[F] P7350/QJ-G Supermarine Spitfire IIa (CBAF.14) Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
[F] TE311 Supermarine Spitfire LF.XVI (CBAF.IX.4497) Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
[F] PS915 Supermarine Spitfire PR.XIX (6S.585121) Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
BBMF
[S] ZJ956 Westland Puma HC.2 (1374) 230 Sqn
ZJ956

Royal Navy

[S] ZJ136/U AgustaWestland Merlin HC.3i (50191) 846 NAS
[S] ZH854 AgustaWestland Merlin HM.2 (50139) 820 NAS
[S] ZZ503 Beech Avenger T.1 (FL-633) 750 NAS
[S] XX205/CU/842 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312052) 736 NAS
[S] ZZ529 Westland Wildcat HMA.2 (536) 815 NAS

United States Air Force

[FO] 11-0061 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1041) 7th SOS/352nd SOG
11-0061
[S] 60-0022/LA Boeing B-52H Stratofortress (464387) 96th BS/2nd BW
60-0022
[S] 58-0100/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17845) 351st ARS/100th ARW
58-0100
[FO] 58-0118/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17863) 351st ARS/100th ARW
58-0118
[F] 91-0392/5 General Dynamics F-16CJ Fighting Falcon (CC-90) Thunderbirds
91-0392
[F] 91-0413/5 General Dynamics F-16CJ Fighting Falcon (CC-111) Thunderbirds
91-0413
[F] 92-3881/1 General Dynamics F-16CJ Fighting Falcon (CC-123) Thunderbirds
92-3881
[F] 92-3888/3 General Dynamics F-16CJ Fighting Falcon (CC-130) Thunderbirds
92-3888
[F] 92-3896/6 General Dynamics F-16CJ Fighting Falcon (CC-138) Thunderbirds
92-3896
[F] 92-3898/- General Dynamics F-16CJ Fighting Falcon (CC-140) Thunderbirds
92-3898
[F] 92-3908/2 General Dynamics F-16CJ Fighting Falcon (CC-150) Thunderbirds
92-3908
[F] 91-0479/4 General Dynamics F-16DJ Fighting Falcon (CD-34) Thunderbirds
91-0479
Codes as worn at time of display, some changed during the event
[S] 90-0813/SP General Dynamics F-16CM Fighting Falcon (CC-13) 480th FS/52nd FW
90-0813
[S] 91-0412/SP General Dynamics F-16CM Fighting Falcon (CC-110) 480th FS/52nd FW
91-0412
[FO] 96-0080/SP General Dynamics F-16CM Fighting Falcon (CC-202) 480th FS/52nd FW
[FO] 96-0083/SP General Dynamics F-16CM Fighting Falcon (CC-205) 480th FS/52nd FW
96-0080 96-0083
[S] 84-0126 Learjet C-21A (35-572) 76th AS/86th AW
84-0126
[FO] 08-8602/RS/"86 OG" Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules (5611) 37th AS/86th AW
08-8602
[F] 08-4163/FF Lockheed F-22A Raptor (4163) 1st FW
08-4163
[F] 09-4180/FF Lockheed F-22A Raptor (4180) 1st FW
09-4180
[S] 11-5731 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5731) 67th SOS/352nd SOW
11-5731
[S] 80-1073/BB Lockheed U-2S Dragon Lady (073) 99th RS/9th RW
80-1073
[S] 09-9212 McDonnell-Douglas C-17A Globemaster III (P-212) 437th AW
09-9212
[S] 84-0027/LN/"493 FS" McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (938) 493rd FS/48th FW
84-0027
[S] 86-0156/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1003) 493rd FS/48th FW
86-0156
[FO] 86-0174/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1024) 493rd FS/48th FW
[FO] 86-0176/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1027) 493rd FS/48th FW
[FO] 91-0313/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1220) 48th FW
[S] 91-0335/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1242) 492nd FS/48th FW
91-0335
[S] 85-0060/EL Rockwell B-1B Lancer (20) 37th BS/28th BW
85-0060
[S] 89-26212/LN Sikorsky HH-60G Pave Hawk (701452) 56th RQS/48th FW
89-26212

United States Navy

[S] 168440/440 Boeing P-8A Poseidon (40820) VP-16
168440

Civilian

[S] A6-RJC Bombardier Global 5000 (9600) Royal Jet
A6-RJC
[S] (BAPC.471/"R5868")/(PO-)S Avro Lancaster I FSM (n/a) ..forward fuselage
Lancaster FSM
[F] D-COBI Cessna 560XL Citation XLS (560-5645) HTM Jet Service GmbH
[F] D-ETPX Grob G.120TP-A (11001) Grob Aircraft
[S] D-EXLH Extra 400 (06) Bruno Stocker
D-EXLH
[F] EC-404 Airbus A400M (004) Airbus Defence and Space
EC-404
[S] F-AZXV/479/2-HB Fouga CM.170 Magister (479) Habib Boukharouba
F-AZXV
[S] (G-ALYG)/MS968 Auster AOP.5 (835) Boscombe Down Collection ..frame
G-ALYG
[S] G-AMUF de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 21 (C1/0832) Redhill Tailwheel Flying Club
G-AMUF
[S] G-BABG Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee C (28-2031) Professional Flight Training
G-BABG
[F] (G-BBND)/WD286 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0225)
[S] G-BEOL/5S-TC Short SC-7 Skyvan 3-200 (SH1954) Eureka Aviation
G-BEOL
[S] G-BOYH Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior (28-7715290) Professional Flight Training
G-BOYH
[S] (G-BWSG)/XW324/U BAC Jet Provost T.5 (EEP/JP/988) Jet Aerobatics
G-BWSG
[S] G-BXTS Diamond DA 20-A1 Katana (10308) AirBourne Aviation
G-BXTS
[S] G-CCYR Ikarus Comco C-42 FB80 (0406-6612) AirBourne Aviation
G-CCYR
[S] (G-CDLI)/E8894 Airco DH-9 (1414) Aero Vintage
G-CDLI
[S] G-CDRO Ikarus Comco C-42 FB80 (0507-6750) AirBourne Aviation
G-CDRO
[S] G-DLRA Britten-Norman BN-2T Defender (2140) Britten Norman
[S] (G-GGRR)/XX614/V Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (272) Pitbull
G-GGRR
[S] G-GWFT Rans S.6ES Coyote II (LAA 204-15096) The Georgia Williams Trust
G-GWFT
[S] G-HACS Tecnam P.2002-JF Sierra (199) RAF Flying Clubs' Association
G-HACS
[S] G-HMCA Evektor EV-97 Team Eurostar (2009-3321) RAF Halton Microlight Club
G-HMCA
[S] G-HMCH Evektor EV-97 Eurostar SL (2016-4239) RAF Halton Microlight Club
G-HMCH
[S] (G-HUPW)/R4118/UP-W Hawker Hurricane I (41H/G5/92301) Hurricane Heritage
G-HUPW
[S] (G-KAPW)/XF603 Percival Provost T.1 (PAC/F/311) The Shuttleworth Trust
G-KAPW
[S] (G-ONAA)/99+18 Rockwell OV-10B Bronco (338-3) Eureka Aviation
G-ONAA
[F] G-RAVN Robinson R44 Raven (1022) Brambledown Aircraft Hire
[S] G-RFCA Tecnam P.2008JC (1061) RAF Flying Clubs' Association
G-RFCA
[S] G-RFCB Tecnam P.2008JC (1076) RAF Flying Clubs' Association
G-RFCB
[F] G-SCHI Eurocopter AS.350B2 Squirrel (3337) Patriot Aviation Ltd
[S] (G-SOAF)/425 BAC Strikemaster Mk.82A (PS.376) North Wales Military Aviation Services
G-SOAF
[F] G-TYPH British Aerospace 146-200 (E2200) BAE Systems
[S] G-WPNS Britten-Norman BN-2T-4R Defender 4000 (4011) Britten Norman
[S] HB-KAB Socata TB-20 Trinidad (377) Bruno Stocker
HB-KAB
[S] HB-SPK Diamond DA 40 Diamond Star (40.046) Bruno Stocker
HB-SPK
[F] N113BP Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage (4636363)
[F] (N357FG)/413318/C5-N North American F-6K Mustang (111-36135) Comanche Fighters
N357FG
[S] N45CF Beech G.18S (BA-466) Carlo Ferrari
N45CF
[S] N531TA Cessna Textron E-530 Scorpion (721001) Textron Aviation
N531TA
[S] N550GU Gulfstream G550 (5545) Gulfstream
N550GU
[S] N867EX Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX (208B-5162) Textron Aviation
N867EX
[S] WJ865 English Electric Canberra T.4 (71333) Boscombe Down Collection ..cockpit
WJ865