Aircraft | Folland Gnat

 

Folland Gnat T.1 (XR977) at the Royal Air Force Museum, Cosford - Click for Full Image

Folland Gnat T.1 (XR977) displayed outside at the Royal Air Force Museum, Cosford. This aircraft served and is displayed in the colours of the Read Arrows, it also served with No. 4 Flying Training School and the School of Technical Training at Cosford.

(Picture June 2003)


 

Folland Gnat F.1 (XK742) at the Royal Air Force Museum, Cosford - Click for Full Image

Folland Gnat F.1 (XK742) is in Hanger 1 at the Royal Air Force Museum, Cosford. Ordered by the Ministry of Supply as a development aircraft Gnat F.1 (XK724) made it's maiden flight in May 1956. One of six ordered, it was involved in a minor incident at the Farnborough Airshow in 1956 while landing. It's last flight was in March 1960 and it was subsequently moved to the RAF Henlow for use as a ground instruction airframe at the RAF Technical College. It also spent time at RAF Cranwell before arriving at Cosford at the end of 1985.

 

(Picture June 2003)


 

Folland Gnat F.1 (XK741) at the Midland Air Museum - Click for Full Image

The fuselage of Folland Gnat F.1 (XK741) can be found at the Midland Air Museum.

 

(Picture July 2002)

   
 

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