Duxford 2013

The Imperial War Museum, the Duxford Aviation Society, the Aircraft Restoration Company, The Fighter Collection and Classic Wings are just some of the organisations based here. My visit was in early April.

Aircraft Reg'n Thumbs Notes
Airspeed Ambassador 2 G-ALZO Dan-Air London. Ex BEA, Jordanian AF 108.
Airspeed Oxford V3388 RAF. Ex G-AHTW
Amiot AAC1 (Junkers Ju52/3m) 4V+GH 9 6 weeks later this was heading for the Polish National Air Museum at Krakow after 40 years at Duxford
Auster (Taylorcraft) J-1 Autocrat G-AGTO  
Avro 683 Lancaster B10 KB889 NA-I Built by Victory Aircraft in Canada, ex G-LANC.
Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck Mk4 18393 Canadian AF. Ex G-BCYK.
Avro Rota 1 (Cierva C-30A) HM580 KX-K Ex G-ACUU
Avro Vulcan B2 XJ824 RAF
Avro York G-ANTK Dan-Air London. Ex RAF MW232.
BAC One-Eleven 510 G-AVMU Ex BEA, BA.
BAC Strikemaster 80A 1133 Saudi AF. Ex G-BESY
Boeing B-17G G-BEDF Sally B on the starboard side, Memphis Belle to port. Ex 44-85784, N17TE.
Boeing PT-17 Kaydet 217786 25 Ex USAAF 41-8169, CF-EQS
Bristol Beaufighter 21 A19-144 Australian AF composite with parts from A8-324. Ex RAF JM135
Bristol Britannia 312 G-AOVT Monarch Airlines. Ex BOAC, BEA, British Eagle, Monarch, Invicta.
Bristol F2B E2581 13 RAF
Concorde G-AXDN British pre-production aircraft.
De Havilland Comet 4 G-APDB BOAC, Malaysian Singapore Airlines 9M-AOB, Dan-Air. Made the 1st commercial jet Atlantic flight, 1958.
De Havilland Dove 6 G-ALFU Civil Aviation Flying Unit
De Havilland Dragon Rapide G-AGJG Scottish Airways. Ex RAF X7344.
De Havilland Dragon Rapide G-AIYR HG691  
De Havilland Dragon Rapides G-AGJG and HG691  
De Havilland Tiger Moth 'N6635 25' RAF: a composite, previously marked 'DE998'.
De Havilland Vampire T11 WZ590 49 RAF
Douglas C-47A 43-15509 W7-S D-Day veteran. Ex SAS SE-BBH, N9985F, N51V, G-BHUB, marked as 'G-BGIV' for TV series 'Airline'.
English Electric Canberra B2 WH725 5C RAF
English Electric Lightning F1 XM135 B RAF
Eurofighter Typhoon T1 ZH590 RAF. British development aircraft DA4.
Fairey Firefly TT1 SE-BRG Ex RN DT989, Svensk Flygjanst, G-CGYD.
Fairey Swordfish Mk3 NF370 L Ex RAF and RN.
Gloster Gladiator 2 N5903 N5903 RAF. Ex G-GLAD
Gloster Javelin FAW9 XH897 RAF A&AEE Boscombe Down raspberry ripple livery.
Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor F8 WK991 RAF ex 7825M.
Grumman (GM) FM-2 Wildcat 'JV579 F' False RN markings. Ex USN 86711, N4845V, G-RUMW.
Grumman TBM-3E Avenger '46214 X-3' Ex USN 69327, Canadian Navy 326, CF-KCG. Marked as a TBM flown by George HW Bush.
Handley Page Hastings C1A TG528 T RAF
Handley Page Herald G-APWJ Air UK. Ex British United Airways, British Island Airways.
Handley Page Hermes 4 fuselage G-ALDG BOAC, then Airwork, Falcon Airways, Silver City, British Caledonian cabin trainer, Gatwick Fire Service smoke evacuation trainer.
Hawker Hunter F6A XE627 T RAF
Hawker (CCF) Hurricane IIB 'Z2315 JU-E' Unknown airframe recovered from Russia.
Hawker Hurricane XII Z5140 HA-C G-HURI RAF markings. Owned by Historic Aircraft Collection. Ex Canadian AF 5547 (or poss 5711).
Hawker Nimrod II K3661 G-BURZ RN
Hawker Sea Hawk FB5 WM969 Z-10 RN
Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2B XV865 RN
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR3 XZ133 RAF Falklands War veteran.
Hawker Siddeley Trident 2E G-AVFB BEA, Cyprus Airways 5B-DAC 1974-77.
Jodel DR1050 Ambassadeur G-ATWA Ex F-BKHA
Lockheed SR-71A 61-7962 USAF - the only preserved example outside the USA.
Lockheed T-33A 51-4286 USAF. Ex French AF 14286.
McDonnell Douglas F-4M Phantom FGR2 XV474 RAF
McDonnell Douglas F-15A 76-0020 USAF
MiG-21PF 501 Hungarian Air Force
Miles Magister 1 G-AFBS A M14A Hawk Trainer III impressed as RAF BB661. Mistakenly restored as G-AKKU in 1948 and reverted to 'BS.
Nord 1002 Pingouin II G-ATBG 'NJ+C11' Ex F-BGVX
North American F-100D 54-2165 USAF. Ex French AF 42165.
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt '226413' USAAF 45-49192, Peru AF 545, 119, N47DD
Robin ATL F-GXHD  
Royal Aircraft Factory RE8 F3556 RAF 1918 original
Short Sunderland 5 ML796 NS-F RAF
SPAD XIII replica 'S4513 S-1' Ex D-EOWM, G-EFYO.
Supermarine Spitfire 1 P9374 J G- MKIA RAF - in the exact colours it wore when shot down over France in 1940.
Supermarine Spitfire LF5b EP120 AE-A G-LFVB RAF ex 8070M
Supermarine Spitfire LF5b BM597 JH-C G-MKVB RAF
Supermarine Spitfire F24 VN485 RAF - Hong Kong Auxiliary AF, Kai Tak
Vans RV-8 G-LEXY RV8tors
Vans RV-8 G-RVMZ RV8tors
Vickers Super VC-10 G-ASGC BOAC Cunard. Flown to Duxford in 1980.
Vickers Viscount 701 G-ALWF BEA. Ex Channel Airways, Tradair, British Eagle, Cambrian Airways. The oldest existing Viscount.
Westland Lysander III 'V9673 MA-J' False RAF markings. Ex Canadian AF 1558, V9300, G-LIZY.
Westland Whirlwind HAS7 XK936 62 RN