V7497 was attacked by Bf 109s over Deal on 28 September, 1940. P/O Everett Bryan Rogers, 501 Squadron, RAF Kenley, bailed out unhurt. The Hurricane came down near East Sutton in Kent. G-HRLI took to the air again on 30 August 2018.
In the late fifties, WK991 was in use with 56 Squadron, flying the Hunter F.6 at RAF Wattisham, as a hack aircraft, first coded ‘V’ and later ‘A’. The F.8 is seen here, uncoded, in 56 Squadron markings.
Originally built by the Aircraft Manufacturing Company (Airco) at Hendon, E8894 was restored to flying condition by Retrotech and Aero Vintage Ltd and made her first post-restoration flight on 13 May 2019 in the hands of Shuttleworth pilot Roger Bailey.
Stewart Dawson taking off in the Comanche Mk.Ia to join the Balbo finale of Flying Legends 2013. On the previous day, he had to return early as the cooling of the Merlin 35 became a concern. Originally this 54 Squadron Mk.Ia had a Merlin III.
Lt William T. Whisner scored 10.5 victories in P-51D 44-14237 in his second tour with the 352nd FG at RAF Bodney. On 21 November 1944 he downed five Fw 190’s, with another four Luftwaffe aircraft on 5 January 1945.
LZ766 was built in 1944 at Trafford Park, Manchester, by F. Hills & Sons and test flown at Barton. In 1949 the Proctor became G-ALCK. After some years with the Air Training Corps at Tamworth, the machine became part of the Skyfame Collection.
54-2165 represents an F-100D as flown by the 'Yellow Jackets', 352th TFS, 35th TFW, from Phan Rang AB in South Vietnam between 1966 and 1971. This aircraft was delivered new to the French Armée de l'Air in 1958 and never saw active USAF-service.
Delivered to the French Armée de l'Air in 1958, the aircraft served with EC-1/3 (coded '3-IG') and EC-2/11 (as '11-MB' and '11-ML') before being returned to the USAF at Sculthorpe in November 1975. On 17 May 1976, the aircraft came to Duxford.