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    Welcome to our Trip Report Blog.
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    Friday, 25 September 2009

    23/09/09 - Duxford Museum

    StuC checked the Museum during Helitech

    Main Entrance

    P2954/WX-E/(BAPC-267) Model of Hawker Hurricane (None)

    Air/Space Hangar 1

    V3388/(G-AHTW) Airspeed AS.40 Oxford I (3083)
    N4877/MK-V/(G-AMDA) Avro Anson I (Unknown)
    18393/(G-BCYK) Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck Mk.IV (293)
    KB889/NA-I/(G-LANC) Avro Lancaster B.X (Unknown)
    XF708/C Avro Shackleton MR.3/3 (Unknown)
    XJ824 Avro Vulcan B.2A (SET24)
    G-ANTK Avro York C.1 (1282)
    1133 BAC Strikemaster Mk.80A (PS.364)
    XR222 BAC TSR 2 (XO-4)
    G-AXDN BAC/SUD Concorde 101 (1)
    ZA465/FF BAe/Panavia Tornado GR.1B (BS095)
    XZ133/10 British Aerospace Harrier GR.3 (712192)
    G-ALFU de Havilland DH-104 Dove 6 (4234)
    G-APDB de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4 (6403)
    N6635/25 de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (Unknown) composite
    D5649 de Havilland DH-9 (Unknown)
    TA719/(G-ASKC) de Havilland DH-98 Mosquito TT.35 (Unknown)
    WH725 English Electric Canberra B.2 (71200)
    XM135/B English Electric Lightning F.1 (95031)
    ZH590 Eurofighter Typhoon (DA4)
    NF370/NH-L Fairey Swordfish III (Unknown)
    TG528/T Handley-Page Hastings C.1A (HP67/32)
    (G-ALDG)/"Horsa" Handley-Page HP.81 Hermes 4 (HP.81/8) fuselage
    XH648 Handley-Page Victor BK.1A (HP80/48)
    (N-250) Hawker Hunter F.6 (8920) cockpit
    G-AFBS/A Miles M.14A Hawk Tr.3 (539)
    XT581 Northrop MQM-57A (Unknown)
    (BAPC-57) Pilcher Hawk Replica (Unknown)

    F3556 Royal Aircraft Factory RE.8 (Unknown)
    XX108 SEPECAT Jaguar GR.3 (S-1)
    ML796 Short Sunderland V (SB.2093)
    VN485 Supermarine Spitfire F.24 (SMAF.21567)
    (G-USUK) Thunder & Colt 2500A (1100) gondola

    G-ALWF Vickers Viscount 701 (5)
    V9673/MA-J/(G-LIZY) Westland Lysander IIIA (Y1351)
    XK936/62 Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAS.7 (WA.163)
    XS863/304 Westland WS.58 Wessex HAS.1 (WA243)

    Hangar 2N

    G-AGTO Auster J/1 Autocrat (1822)
    G-AWKO Beagle B121-100 Pup (B019)
    1164/(G-BKGL) Beech 3TM (CA-164)
    44/(G-RJAH) Boeing Stearman Kaydet PT-27 (75-4041)

    WK522/(G-BCOU) de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0559) fuselage

    WP859/E/(G-BXCP) de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0744)
    WD373/12/(G-BXDI) de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0312)
    G-ACMN de Havilland DH-85 Leopard Moth (7050)
    G-AGJG de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide (6517)
    FH153/58/(G-BBHK) Noorduyn AT-16 Harvard IIB (14-787)
    142/51-7692/G-TROY North American T-28A Fennec (174-545)
    3349/(G-BYNF) North American Yale Mk.I (64-2171)
    57-G/(G-AKAZ) Piper J/3C 65 Cub (8499)
    PL344/TL-B/N644TB/(G-IXCC) Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXc (Unknown)
    TD248/CR-S/(G-OXVI) Supermarine Spitfire LF.XVIe (CBAF.IX.4262)
    H-98/(G-CCCA) Supermarine Spitfire Tr.IXc (CBAF.9590)

    Hangar 2S

    G-BRVE Beech GB-2 Traveler (6701)

    82/8/(G-CCVH) Curtiss H75-A1 Hawk (12881)
    284/(G-CDWH) Curtiss P-40B Warhawk (16073)
    N5903/(G-GLAD) Gloster Gladiator II (G5/75751)
    40467/19/(G-BTCC) Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat (A-11286)
    21714/B/201/(G-RUMM) Grumman F8F-2P Bearcat (D.1088)
    F/(G-RUMW) Grumman FM-2 Wildcat (5765)
    S1581/573/(G-BWWK) Hawker Nimrod I (41H-43617)
    WG655/GN-910/(NX20MD) Hawker Sea Fury T.20S (41H/636070)
    G-ARUL LeVier Cosmic Wind (103)
    FE695/94/(G-BTXI) Noorduyn AT-16 Harvard (14-429)
    CY-D/(NX251RJ) North American TF-51D Mustang (124-44703)
    (G-CDVX) Republic TP-47G Thunderbolt (21953) under restoration

    (PK624) Supermarine Spitfire F.22 (CBAF.189) fuselage, SE corner

    MV268/JE-J/(G-SPIT) Supermarine Spitfire FR.XIVe (6S/649205)
    EP120/AE-A/(G-LFVB) Supermarine Spitfire LF.Vb (CBAF.2403)
    KD345/A/130/(G-FGID) Vought FG-1D Corsair (3111)

    Southern wall restoration Bays

    219993/(G-CEJU) Bell P-39Q Airacobra (26E-397)

    A19-144/(A8-324) Bristol Beaufighter 21 (DAP324)

    (G-CBLS) Fiat CR.42 Falco (920)

    (G-BUCM) Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 (Unknown)


    Between H2 & H3

    433915/G-PBYA Consolidated PBV-1A Catalina (CV-283)

    Open shed between H2 & H3

    (G-ASTG) Nord N.1002 Pingouin (183) fuselage


    Hangar 3 Northern Section

    XV865 Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (B3-14-67)
    XS576/E-125 de Havilland DH-110 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (10134)
    XG613 de Havilland DH-112 Sea Venom FAW.21 (12904)
    XG797/277 Fairey Gannet ECM.6 (F.9365)
    100143 Focke-Achgelis Fa.330A-1 (100143)

    WM969/10 Hawker Sea Hawk FB.5 (AW.6007)
    XS567/E-434 Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F.9578)

    Hangar 3 Southern Section

    (G-AWPZ) Andreasson BA-4B (01) fuselage only, under Firefly
    (G-BPIV) Bristol Bolingbroke IVT (Unknown) under restoration
    SE-BRG Fairey Firefly TT.1 (F.6071)

    (G-CBLK) Hawker Afghan Hind (41H/82971) fuselage
    Z5140/HA-C/(G-HURI) Hawker Hurricane XIIa (72036)

    (G-BPHZ) Morane-Saulnier MS.505 Criquet (53/7) wings only
    413704/B7-H/(G-BTCD) North American P-51D Mustang (122-39608)
    G-AXNZ Pitts S-1C Special (PFA 1383)
    G-AYGE SNCAN Stampe SV.4C (242)
    MH434/ZD-B/(G-ASJV) Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXc (CBAF.IX.552)
    BM597/JH-C/(G-MKVB) Supermarine Spitfire LF.Vb (CBAF.2461)

    Hangar 4 Northern Section

    XH897 Gloster Javelin FAW.9 (Unknown)
    XE627/T Hawker Hunter F.6A (41H/679985)
    XV474/T McDonnell-Douglas Phantom FGR.2 (3309)
    501 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PF (760501)
    LZ766/(G-ALCK) Percival P.34 Proctor III (H.536)
    WJ945/21/(G-BEDV) Vickers Varsity T.1 (619)

    Hangar 4 Southern Section

    E2581/13 Bristol F.2b Fighter (Unknown)
    HM580/KX-K/(G-ACUU) Cierva C.30A (726)

    (BAPC-93) Fieseler Fi.103A-1 (n/a)

    Z2315/JU-E Full Scale Model of Hurricane (n/a)
    DU-X Full Scale Model of Spitfire (n/a)

    WK991 Gloster Meteor F.8 (Unknown)
    1190/-+4 white Messerschmitt Bf.109E-4/N (1190)


    Hangar 5

    (G-ALZO) Airspeed Ambassador 2 (5226) under restoration
    9893 Bristol Bolingbroke IVT (Unknown) rear fuselage
    B2I-27/(B2I-10) CASA 2.111 (Unknown) under restoration

    XG743/597 de Havilland DH-115 Sea Vampire T.22 (15634) on Queen Mary trailer

    WZ590/19 de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.11 (15165) under restoration
    A-549/(ZD487) FMA IA.58A Pucara (50)
    4V+BG/(6316) Junkers Amiot AAC.1 (48)
    96+21 Mil Mi-24D Hind (B4002)
    76/(Y2-176) Mitsubishi A6M-3 Zero (3865) unrestored fuselage

    CF+HF/(EI-AUY) Morane-Saulnier MS.502 Criquet (338)
    (59-1822) Republic F-105D Thunderchief (D-92) dismantled


    Building 63 (behind hangars, visible through windows)

    XP281 Auster AOP.9 (B5/10/167) dismantled
    252983/(N66630) Schweizer TG-3A (63) dismantled
    XN239/8889M Slingsby T.31B Cadet TX.3 (1178) dismantled

    Building 66 (behind hangars, visible through windows)

    (L6769) Bristol Blenheim I (Unknown) Cockpit converted to Bubble Car

    (G-CCOM) Westland Lysander IIIA (Y1363) under restoration


    American Air Museum

    72-21605 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Hueycobra (13304)
    231983/IY-G/(F-BDRS)/"Mary Alice" Boeing B-17G Fortress (32376)
    56-0689 Boeing B-52D Stratofortress (464060)
    42-17786/25/(CF-EQS) Boeing Stearman Kaydet PT-17 (75-1728)
    461748/Y/(G-BHDK) Boeing TB-29A Superfortress (11225)
    451228/C/EC-493 Consolidated EZB-24M Liberator (6083)
    315509/W7-S/(G-BHUB) Douglas C-47A-85-DL Dakota (19975)
    77-0259/AR Fairchild A-10A Thunderbolt (184)
    67-0120/UH General Dynamics F-111E (165)
    46214/3X/(CF-KCG) Grumman TBM-3E Avenger (2066)
    61-7962 Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird (2013)
    51-4286 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-5581)
    56-6692 Lockheed U-2CT (359)
    76-0020/BT McDonnell-Douglas F-15A Eagle (199) outside
    155529/114-AJ/(ZE359) McDonnell-Douglas F-4J(UK) Phantom (2746)
    463209/WZ-S/(BAPC-255) Model of North American P-51D Mustang (None)
    (B-168) Noorduyn AT-16 Harvard (14-718) composite
    54-2165/VM North American F-100D Super Sabre (223-45)
    31171/(N7614C) North American JTB-25J Mitchell (108-37246)
    226413/ZU-N/N47DD Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (399-55731)
    4513/S/(G-BFYO) SPAD XIII Replica (35)

    Outside, behind Control Tower

    G-AVMU BAC 1-11 510ED (148)
    G-AOVT Bristol Britannia 317 (13427)
    G-APWJ Handley-Page Herald 201 (158)
    G-AVFB Hawker-Siddeley Trident 2E (2141)
    G-ASGC Vickers VC-10 1151 (853)

    Outside, behind AAM

    (BAPC-36) Model of Fieseler Fi.103 (None)

    Flight Line

    124485/DF-A/G-BEDF/"Sally B" Boeing B-17G Fortress (8693)

    Flightline, Pleasure Flights

    DF112/(G-ANRM) de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (85861)
    G-ANPE de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (83738)
    R4922/(G-APAO) de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (82845)
    HG691/(G-AIYR) de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide (6676)

    Around Eastern Hangars

    1747/(G-BGPB) Canadian Car & Foundry T-6J Texan (CCF4-538)
    WP929/F/(G-BXCV) de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0807)
    8178/FU-178/(G-SABR) North American F-86A Sabre (151-43547)
    G-CCDR Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/253)

    Far Side, Eastern end, based

    F-GXHD Robin ATL (110)
    G-BOHO Piper PA-28-161 (28-8016196)
    G-BREZ Cessna 172M (172-66742)
    G-BZTF Yakovlev Yak-52 (866703)
    (G-CBAB)/XX543/F Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (BH120/235)
    (G-CBGX)/XX622/B Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (BH120/287)
    G-GMKE Robin HR.200-120B (257)
    G-ILUA Alpha Aviation Alpha R2160i (160Ai-07007)


    Far Side, Western end

    G-CCWB Aero Vodochody L-39ZA (132036)

    Stored on Main Camp site

    (VP293)/X Avro Shackleton T.4 (Unknown) nose

    WF877 Gloster Meteor T.7 (Unknown) dismantled