Southport Air Show, 21st September 2014

The weather was poor on the Saturday, and displays were cancelled or very restricted, but on the Sunday the weather was fine and everybody was able to do their best show.

This was the last UK show for the Canadian Lanc, and the last UK show of the year for the Red Arrows, who were doing a show in Bordeaux later the same day at the start of a Mediterranean tour. It was also the last show ever for an Army Lynx.

Aircraft Reg'n Thumbs Notes
Agusta Westland EH101 Merlin HM.1 ZH845  
Avro Lancaster B.1 PA474 KC-A "Thumper". RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Avro Lancaster B.10 KB726 C-GVRA VR-A "Vera". Actually FM213 of Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, with BBMF Spitfire MK356
Avro Lancaster Pair PA474 KB726 Vera was built in Canada by Victory Aircraft. Started the return journey two days after the show.
Avro Vulcan B.2 XH558 G-VLCN "The Spirit of Great Britain" on the nose.
BAC Jet Provost T.5 XW324 G-BWSG U  
BAe Hawk T.1A   RAF Red Arrows in their 50th display season tail livery. Solo is XX323.
Bell UH-1H Iroquois 72-21509 G-UHIH 509 US Army markings. A Vietnam War veteran.
Canadian Vickers PBY-5A Canso (Catalina) G-PBYA Ex Canadian AF 11005, CF-NJF, F-ZBAY, F-ZBBD, C-FNJF.
Corby CJ-1 Starlet G-CCXO  
EE Canberra and Hawker Hunter XH134 XL577 A duo from the Midair Squadron based at Cotswold (Kemble) Airport
English Electric Canberra PR.9 XH134 G-OMHD As it's a photo-recce variant, those are flare doors, not bomb doors!
Eurocopter AS-350BB Squirrel HT.1 ZJ251 Defence Helicopter Flying School, providing transport for Red 10, the Red Arrows' commentator.
Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 ZK308 TP-V RAF - the invasion stripes commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
Extra 300 G-OFFO The Blades - all ex-Red Arrows pilots: G-ZEXL (1), G-OFFO (3), G-ZXLL (4) and G-ZXCL (5)
Grob G-115E Tutor T.1 G-CGKU  
Hawker Hunter T.7 XL577 G-XMHD Midair Squadron
Hawker Hurricane 2B BE505 G-HHII XP-L Peter Teichman's Hurribomber
Hawker Hurricane 2C PZ865 EG-S BBMF. The last Hurricane built, ex G-AMAU.
Jodel DR1050 M1 Excellence G-BYFM  
Luscombe 8E Silvaire Deluxe G-AJKB  
North American P-51D Mustang 44-72035 G-SIJJ Peter Teichman in his Jumpin' Jacques.
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 XX543 G-CBAB U EMUASO.
Short Tucano T.1 ZF244 "Lest We Forget" World War 1 centenary commemoration poppy livery.
Slepcev Storch G-BZOB 3/4 scale Fieseler Fi-156 built by Storch Aviation, Serbia.
Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXC MK356 5J-K BBMF
Vans RV-8 G-HILZ G-RVMZ RV8tors aerobatic duo
Westland Lynx AH.7 XZ180 C Apparently the last ever show by a British Army Lynx, as the AH.7 will be replaced by the Wildcat next year.
Westland Lynx HMA.8(DSP) ZX692 641 One of the Royal Navy Black Cats duo doing a solo display. DSP = Digital Signal Processor. Official designation has changed to SRU.
Westland Sea King HAR.5 XV661 26 Royal Navy
X'air Falcon 582 G-CBLW  
XtremeAir XA-41 Sbach 300 G-EVIL  
Zenith CH-601 HD G-TTOM HD = Heavy Duty
Zenith CH-601 UL G-CDFL UL = Ultralight