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G-RAID, Douglas AD-4NA Skyraider, Private
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Airline: Private
Aircraft: Douglas AD-4NA Skyraider
RegNo: G-RAID
Location: United Kingdom, Edinburgh
RAF East Fortune
Date: 25/7/2009
Photographer: Alastair C McBean
Remarks: Painted as 126922./AK-402 of VA-176 on USS Intrepid, the Skyraider is piloted by a pilot of the RNHF in the absence of the originally scheduled Seahawk
Photo ID:7294  |  Date added:1/8/2009  |  Views:171
G-ZXEL, Extra 300-L, The Blades
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Airline: The Blades
Aircraft: Extra 300-L
RegNo: G-ZXEL
Location: United Kingdom, Edinburgh
RAF East Fortune
Date: 25/7/2009
Photographer: Alastair C McBean
Remarks: Piloted by 4 ex Red Arrows, G-ZXEL, OFFO, ZXCL & ZEXL performing
Photo ID:7293  |  Date added:1/8/2009  |  Views:215
9940, Fairchild Bolingbroke  IVT, Untitled
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Airline: Untitled
Aircraft: Fairchild Bolingbroke IVT
RegNo: 9940
Location: United Kingdom, Edinburgh
RAF East Fortune
Date: 10/9/2008
Photographer: Alastair C McBean
Remarks: Currently under restoration for NMS. From their web site: The Fairchild Bolingbroke was the Canadian built Blenheim IV; this example served with the Royal Canadian Air Force as a target tug and did not arrive in the UK until 1971. The Museum of Flight bought...
Photo ID:5581  |  Date added:15/3/2009  |  Views:139
XV277, Hawker Siddeley P1127 (RAF), Royal Navy - Fleet Air Arm
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Airline: Royal Navy - Fleet Air Arm
Aircraft: Hawker Siddeley P1127 (RAF)
RegNo: XV277
Location: United Kingdom, Edinburgh
RAF East Fortune
Date: 18/7/2006
Photographer: Alastair C McBean
Remarks: Second of the pre-production Harriers, this was originally a P1127 (RAF) but was redesignated Harrier DB3 when fitted with a GR.3 style nose and tail RWR. She wasa manufacturers test frame all of her flying life, joining the Senior Service for ground handlin...
Photo ID:5418  |  Date added:5/3/2009  |  Views:1434
G-BOAA, Aerospatiale-BAC Concorde  102, British Airways
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Airline: British Airways
Aircraft: Aerospatiale-BAC Concorde 102
RegNo: G-BOAA
Location: United Kingdom, Edinburgh
RAF East Fortune
Date: 18/7/2006
Photographer: Alastair C McBean
Remarks: Up close on Alpha Alpha
Photo ID:5405  |  Date added:4/3/2009  |  Views:161
G-APFJ, Boeing 707-400, British Airtours
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Airline: British Airtours
Aircraft: Boeing 707-400 (436)
RegNo: G-APFJ
Location: United Kingdom, Edinburgh
RAF East Fortune
Date: 18/7/2006
Photographer: Alastair C McBean
Remarks: Sadly this is all that remains of 707 G-APFJ. One of the original 436s delivered to BOAC, these differed from other seven-ohs by having RR Conway engines. Ending her days with their charter arm, British Airtours, she then moved to BA's collectionat RAF Cosfo...
Photo ID:5310  |  Date added:25/2/2009  |  Views:374
G-BBVF, Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer 3, Flight One
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Airline: Flight One
Aircraft: Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer 3
RegNo: G-BBVF
Location: United Kingdom, Edinburgh
RAF East Fortune
Date: 18/7/2006
Photographer: Alastair C McBean
Remarks: formerly RAF XM961, this Twin Pin served with Flight One until 1981 when she was blown over in a gale
Photo ID:5309  |  Date added:25/2/2009  |  Views:127
613677, Mikoyan-Gurevich (Letov) MiG-15 (S-103), Czech Air Force
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Airline: Czech Air Force
Aircraft: Mikoyan-Gurevich (Letov) MiG-15 (S-103)
RegNo: 613677
Location: United Kingdom, Edinburgh
RAF East Fortune
Date: 18/7/2006
Photographer: Alastair C McBean
Remarks: Czech license built Mig 15, which served with the Ostravan Air Regt
Photo ID:5308  |  Date added:25/2/2009  |  Views:123
G-ARCX, Armstrong-Whitworth NF.11 Meteor, Ferranti
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Airline: Ferranti
Aircraft: Armstrong-Whitworth NF.11 Meteor
RegNo: G-ARCX
Location: United Kingdom, Edinburgh
RAF East Fortune
Date: 18/7/2006
Photographer: Alastair C McBean
Remarks: Built as WM261, this NF.11 never saw military service but operated as a test airframe for Ferranti at Turnhouse. She moved to the museum in 1973 with only 346 flying hours and is believed to be the lowest houred Meteor in existence
Photo ID:5307  |  Date added:25/2/2009  |  Views:158
191659, Messerschmitt Me 163B Komet, German Air Force - Luftwaffe
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Airline: German Air Force - Luftwaffe
Aircraft: Messerschmitt Me 163B Komet
RegNo: 191659
Location: United Kingdom, Edinburgh
RAF East Fortune
Date: 18/7/2006
Photographer: Alastair C McBean
Remarks: Still the worlds only rocket powered interceptor tohave entered service. Captured at Husum, Schleswig Holstein at the end of the war, she was alloacted UK serial AM 215
Photo ID:5306  |  Date added:25/2/2009  |  Views:328
XN776, English Electric Lightning F2A, Royal Air Force
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Airline: Royal Air Force
Aircraft: English Electric Lightning F2A
RegNo: XN776
Location: United Kingdom, Edinburgh
RAF East Fortune
Date: 18/7/2006
Photographer: Alastair C McBean
Remarks: Wearing the colours of 92 Sqn, with whom she served until 1977, this Lightning then moved to Leuchars as a decoy. The olive green scheme was only worn by the RAFG Lightning squadrons in the 70s.
Photo ID:5305  |  Date added:25/2/2009  |  Views:195
G-BIDX, De Havilland DH-106 Comet 4C, Dan-Air
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Airline: Dan-Air
Aircraft: De Havilland DH-106 Comet 4C
RegNo: G-BIDX
Location: United Kingdom, Edinburgh
RAF East Fortune
Date: 18/7/2006
Photographer: Alastair C McBean
Remarks: The RAF''s last passenger Comet ( XR399) entered civvie service in 1975 and for a number of years these were the referred mode of transport for Brits heading to the fleshpots of the Costa del Sol. Finally retired by Dan Air in 1980, it also has the distinctio...
Photo ID:5304  |  Date added:25/2/2009  |  Views:294
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