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English Electric Lightning F.53 (ZF594) at the North East Aircraft Museum - Click for Full Image

English Electric Lightning F.53 (ZF594) at the North East Aircraft Museum at Sunderland. Built in 1968, it was delivered to the Royal Saudi Air Force. It subsequently returned to the UK when it arrived at BAe Warton in 1986. It was moved to Sunderland by road in late 1989.

(Picture August 2003)


 

English Electric Lightning F.53 (ZF583) at the Solway Aviation Museum - Click for Full Image

English Electric Lightning F.53 (ZF583) at the Solway Aviation Museum at Carlisle Airport.

(Picture August 2003)


 

Lightning F.6 (XS925) at the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon - Click for Ful lImage

English Electric Lightning F.6 (XS925) at the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon. This plane served with 74, 11, 23 and 5 Squadron before being stored at RAF Binbrook in November 1986. It arrived at Hendon in April 1988.

(Picture March 2003)


  

English Electric Lightning F.53 (ZF593) awaiting reassembly at the City of Norwich Aviation Museum - Click for Full Image

English Electric Lightning F.53 (ZF593) awaiting reassembly at the City of Norwich Aviation Museum in August 2002. This aircraft was first flown in June 1968 and was actually on static display at the 1968 Farnborough Air Show. It was delivered to the Royal Saudi Air Force in 1969 and returned to the UK in 1986. It is currently on loan to the Museum from a local enthusiast.

(Picture August 2002)


   

English Electric Lightning T.5 (XV328) at Bruntingthorpe - Click for Full Image

The cockpit of English Electric Lightning T.5 (XV328) can be found at Bruntingthorpe. Part of the Phoenix Aviation Collection it served with 5 and 29 Squadrons and also the Lightning Training Flight.

(Picture May 2003)


Cockpit of English Electric Lightning F.6 (XS897) at the South Yorkshire Air Museum (AeroVenture) - Click for Full Image

The cockpit of English Electric Lightning F.6 (XR754) at the South Yorkshire Air Museum (AeroVenture). This aircraft served with 5, 11 and 23 Squadrons as well as the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment (A&AEE).

(Picture June 2003)

 
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