South Wales Aviation Museum (SWAM)
St Athan
September 29, 2019
This night-shoot at the South Wales Aviation Museum (SWAM) was held during constant rain. The location at the Picketston site of the former RAF maintenance unit was where for years aircraft were stored and often scrapped after a long period of storage.
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Panavia Tornado GR.1 (ZA326) formally with the ETPS.
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Left to right: Panavia Tornado GR.1 (ZA326) formally with the ETPS and now with the Panavia Tornado Preservation Group.
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Left to right: Phantom FG.1 (XV582) known as 'Black Mike' when with 111 Squadron but now in the care of the British Phantom Aviation Group (BPAG). The third image demonstrates the challenges faced shooting during heavy rain at night.
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Prototype BAe Sea Harrier FRS.2 (ZA195 '710') ex 899 NAS Royal Navy.
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Left to right: Prototype BAe Sea Harrier FRS.2 (ZA195 '710') ex 899 NAS Royal Navy.
de Havilland Sea Devon (XK895 registered G-SDEV) built in 1956 for the Royal Navy.

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Left to right: Hunting Jet Provost T.4 (XP672 '03') and Jet Provost T.5A (XW420 '83').
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Left to right: Hawker Hunter T.7 (XL573).
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Percival Sea Prince T.1 (WP321 registered G-BRFC).
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Left to right: Percival Sea Prince T.1 (WP321 registered G-BRFC).
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Left to right: de Havilland Vampire T.11 (XE956).
Clutton-Tebanor FRED Series 2 (G-BMMF) a British homebuilt aircraft designed 1963.
Westland Sea King HC.4 (ZG822 'WS').
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Fairey Gannet AEW.3 (XL500 'CU') Royal Navy.
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Left to right: Fairey Gannet AEW.3 (XL500 'CU') Royal Navy.