Looking Back (to my pre-digital camera days)
|A brief photo-report using my scanned slides taken during a base visit in 1994.
|Left to right: Harrier GR.7 (ZD327). It has a 4 Squadron fin flash and the 233 Operational Conversion Unit (OCU) black Welsh Wildcat on a blue background on the tail fin.
|Left to right: DHC Chipmunk T.10s (WK550 and WP839 'A') with 8 Air Experience Flight (AEF) based at RAF Shawbury, later RAF Cosford.
|Left to right: Westland Gazelle HT.3s (ZB625 'N', ZA804 'I' and XZ941 'B') with 2 FTS, CFS(H), 1(AFT) Squadron.
|Left to right: Westland Wessex HC.2 (XR516 'WB') with 2 FTS.
Visiting Boeing CH-47D Chinook HC.2 (ZA714 'BA') with 18 Squadron.
|Left to right: Westland Wessex HC.2 (XS679 'WG') with 2 FTS. It was sold to Aviacion Naval Uruguaya (Uruguayan Navy) in 1998,
Wessex HC.2 (Probably XR521 'WD') with 2 FTS.
|RAF Aircraft Storage flight
|Left to right: Jet Provost T.3A (XM478 '33') to G-BXDL, then I-PROV.
Jet Provost T.3A (XM470 '12') to G-BWZZ, then ZU-JPR Cape Town, South Africa
Jet Provost T.3A (XN498 '16') to G-BWSH,
Tucano T.1 (ZF138 '138') in hangar 1.
|Left to right: Jetstream (ZE438 '576') Royal Navy,
Chipmunk T.10 (WP776 'CU-817'),
Jaguar T.4 (XX842 'EW') with 6 Squadron later to Bentwaters for preservation.
|Left to right: Chipmunk T.10 (WP929 'F'),
Jaguar GR.3A (XZ117 'GG') with 54 Squadron,
Harrier GR.7A (ZD348) with 20(R) Squadron,
Aerospatiale SA341B Gazelle AH.1 (XZ309).