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Fairey Gannet T.2 (XA508) at the Midland Air Museum - Click for Full Image

Fairey Gannet T.2 (XA508) at the Midland Air Museum is on loan from the Fleet Air Arm Museum. This particular aircraft was the very first T.2 trainer to be received by the Royal Navy in February 1955 and served with 737 Squadron.

(Picture June 2003)


 

Fairey Gannet AEW.3 (XP226) at the Newark Air Museum - Click for Full Image

Fairey Gannet AEW.3 (XP226) at the Newark Air Museum was repainted in 2002. The AEW.3 variant of this aircraft had two radar operators in the rear fuselage. This aircraft first flew in March 1962, joining 849 Squadron before being damaged in a display accident. It later saw service on HMS Eagle and HMS Ark Royal (1963 to 1978) before being a gate guard at HMS Dryad. It arrived at Newark in November 1983.

(Picture September 2002)


 

Fairy Gannet ECM.6 (XG797) at Duxford - Click for Full Image

Fairy Gannet ECM.6 (XG797) is part of the Imperial War Museum's Collection at Duxford.

 

(Picture July 2002)

   
 

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