This pre-production Tornado was fitted with several types of equipment to perform various tests, it never came up to full GR1 of GR4 standard. It is now painted in 2 squadron markings, although it always served with British Aerospace.
XZ631/P-15 pre-production aircraft was later brought up to GR.1(T) standard. XZ631 served as the MLU GR.4 prototype and made her first flight as such on 29 May 1993. The distinctive under-chin FLIR and laser guiding-pods as on standard GR.4s are lacking.
Since 1969 Tony Agar is working on the rebuild of HJ711, which comprises parts from RS715, PF498 and VA878. The Mosquito NF.II is in her original 169 Squadron markings when stationed at RAF Little Snoring in early 1944.
Fokker-Aviolanda built F.6 N-268 was converted by HSA to Hunter FGA.78 for the Qatar Emiri Air Force. The Hunter with serial 'QA-10' was delivered on 20 December 1971. The FGA.78 returned to the UK in 1988 and is now under restoration here at Elvington.
A shot of Victor K2 XL231 kept at Elvington. This is just an example of what people will be able to produce from the night shoot being held on 21st March 2009, details of which are on the museum website.