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Waddington 1998

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Date: 27/28 June 1998

Made by: Anonymous, Ian Old

Updated: 8 February 2003



F-16C Fighting Falcon, USAF
The Americans brought four Vipers to Waddington, among which this Aviano example (87-0350/AV).

Photo Gary Parsons

More pictures of this airshow, see f4 Aviation


Static Display 
Bulldog T.1              XX535/S                 EMUAS/7 AEF 
Chinook HC.2             ZA713/EM                7 Sqn 
Dominie T.1              XS739/F                 3 FTS/55(R) Sqn 
Griffin HT.1             ZJ239/R                 DHFS/60(R) Sqn 
Harrier GR.7             ZG506/77                3 Sqn 
                         ZG532/86                3 Sqn 
Hercules C.1             XV181                   LTW 
Hawk T.1A                XX317                   4 FTS/74(R) Sqn 
                         XX331/CK                100 Sqn 
Jaguar GR.1A             XZ391/A                 16(R) Sqn 
Jetstream T.1            XX500/H                 3 FTS/45(R) Sqn 
Nimrod MR.2              XZ284             S     206 Sqn/Kinloss Wing '206' markings 
Sentry AEW.1             ZH103                   8/23 Sqns 
Tornado F.3              ZE290/CJ          S     5 Sqn 
                         ZH552/BS                29 Sqn 
Tornado GR.1             ZD748/AK                9 Sqn 
Tornado GR.1 (replica)   ZA556/F                 EP&TU 
Tristar K.1              ZD951                   216 Sqn 
VC.10 K.3                ZA150/J                 101 Sqn 
Vulcan B.2               XM607                   RAF Waddington 
Sea King AEW.2A          XV704/CU-181            849 NAS 
Squirrel HT.1            ZJ269                   DHFS/660 Sqn 
F-16B                    FB-24                   349 Sml/10 Wg 
CP-140 Aurora            140102                  405 Sqn/14 Wg 
F-16B                    ET-198                  Esk 723 
F-4F Phantom II          37+36                   JG-72 
Br.1151 Atlantic KWS     61+19                   MFG-3 
MBB BO.105M              80+95                   HFS-400 
AMX-T                    MM55042/32-56           32º Stormo/101º Gruppo 
F-104S/ASA               MM6713/37-01            37º Stormo/18º Gruppo 
                         MM6825/37-10       A    37º Stormo/18º Gruppo '75 anni AMI' 
PA.200 Tornado IDS       MM7072/6-36             6º Stormo/154º Gruppo 
                         MM55005/6-40            6º Stormo/154º Gruppo 
Sea King Mk.43B          071                     330 Skv 
F-4E                     66-0328/1-328           1 AJU/112 Filo 
                         68-0348/1-348           1 AJU/112 Filo 
A-10A                    81-0951/SP bk/w         52nd FW/81st FS 
                         81-0963/SP bk/w         52nd FW/81st FS 
B-1B                     86-0123/DY bk/w         7th Wg/9th BS 
F-15E                    91-0313/LN mlt     S    48th FW/494th FS '3rd AF' 
                         91-0604/LN r/w     S    48th FW/494th FS Tiger markings 
F-16C                    91-0338/SP r/w          52nd FW/22nd FS 
                         90-0829/SP r/w     S    52nd FW/22nd FS '22nd FS' 
                         87-0350/AV gn/w         31st FW/555th FS 
F-16D                    90-0795/AV gn/w         31st FW/555th FS 
KC-135E                  57-1429 bl/y            190th ARW/117th ARS, 'High Plains Drifter'     KS ANG 
Agusta-Bell 47G-3B1      G-BFEF                  R.C. Hields 
Auster AOP.5             RT520 (G-ALYB)          South Yorks Avn Pres Soc 
Avro Avian IIIA          VH-UFZ                  Lang Kidby 
Brügger MB.2 Colibri     G-BNDT                  Colibri Flying Group 
Canberra B.2 (nose)      -                       South Yorkshire Avn Mus 
Cessna 152 II            G-BONW                  Lincoln Flying Club 
DH.82A Tiger Moth II     DE623 (G-ANFI)          G.P. Graham 
                         T7281 (G-ARTL)          F.G. Clacherty 
DH.115 Vampire T.55      WZ589 (G-DHZZ)          Source Classic Jet Flight 
DHC.1 Chipmunk T.10      WG350 (G-BPAL)          K. & P. Tomsett 
Discus B                 BGA3393/705             Trent Valley Gliding Club 
Enstrom F-28A Shark      G-BACH 
Falcon 20C               G-FRAT                  FR Aviation 
Jet Provost T.3 (nose)   XN511/64                South Yorkshire Avn Mus 
Jet Provost T.3A         XN459 (G-BWOT)          Transair (UK) Ltd 
L-29A Delfin             12 (G-DELF/194555)      B. Green & P. Greenhalgh 
Lysander IIIA            V9545/BA-C (G-BCWL)     Aircraft Restoration Co 
Meteor F.8 (nose)        WL131 (7751M)           South Yorkshire Avn Mus 
PA-28-161 Warrior II     G-BIUW                  D.R. Staley 
PBY-5A Catalina          (9754)/P (VP-BPS)       Plane Sailing Air Displays 
Robinson R-22 Beta       G-MAVI                  Yorkshire Helicopter Cntr 
SZD-50-3 Puchacz         BGA3906/HFH             Trent Valley Gliding Club 

Flightlines/South side: 
F-4J(UK) Phantom F.3     ZE356/Q (9060M)          BDRT 
Harrier GR.7             ZD402/31                 HOCU/20(R) Sqn 
                         ZD406/35                 HOCU/20(R) Sqn 
Hercules C.1             XV187                    LTW 
                         XV297                    LTW [Falcons support] 
Jaguar GR.1A             XX745/D                  16(R) Sqn 
                         XZ361/FT                 41 Sqn 
Jet Provost T.4          XP638/A (9034M)          BDRT 
Lancaster B.I            PA474/WS-J               BoB Memorial Flight 'City of Lincoln/Still Going Strong/Johnnie
Walker' 
Nimrod MR.2              XV233          S         42(R) Sqn/Kinloss Wing '42' markings 
Nimrod R.1               XW664                    51 Sqn 
Sea King HAR.3           XZ585                    202 Sqn/E Flt 
Sentry AEW.1             ZH105                    8/23 Sqns 
                         ZH107                    8/23 Sqns 
Tornado F.3              ZE168/FN                 25 Sqn 
                         ZE206/FH                 25 Sqn 
Tornado GR.1             ZA360/B-56     S         TTTE/S Sqn 
                         ZA361/B-57               TTTE/S Sqn 
Tucano T.1               ZF418                    1 FTS 
Lynx HAS.3S              XZ245/306                815 NAS 
Gazelle AH.1             XX403          S         671 Sqn Blue Eagles 
                         XX435/W                  671 Sqn Blue Eagles 
                         XW865/C                  671 Sqn Blue Eagles 
                         ZA777/B                  671 Sqn Blue Eagles 
                         ZB673/P                  671 Sqn Blue Eagles 
Lynx AH.7                XZ675/E                  671 Sqn Blue Eagles 
Alpha Jet E              AT-25          S         VEC/1 Wg 
                         AT-18                    VEC/1 Wg 
F-16A Fighting Falcon    E-006                    Esk 726 
Jaguar E                 E7/7-PL                  EC 02.007 
                         E23/7-PB                 EC 02.007 
                         E30/7-PK                 EC 02.007 
Mirage 2000B             513/5-OI                 EC 02.005 
Mirage 2000C             14/5-OB                  EC 02.005 
Sukhoi Su-27P Flanker    598 (c/n 36911037820)    LII Gromov Flt Res Inst 
AA-5 Traveler            G-BIWW                   B & K Aviation 
AT-6D Harvard III        FX301 (G-JUDI)           Anthony Hodgson 
BAC 167 Strikemaster 87  NZ6361 (G-BXFP)          McCarthy Aviation 
                         OJ4/Z2 (G-UNNY)          McCarthy Aviation 
Beech 95-D55 Baron       N7219L 
C-45H Expediter          51-11701A (G-BSZC)       Anthony Hodgson 'Southern Comfort' 
Canberra B.2/6           WK163 (G-BVWC)           Classic Aviation Projects 
Columban MC.15 Cri-Cri   G-SHOG                   AeroSuperBatics Ltd 
DH.100 Vampire FB.6      VT871 (G-DHXX)           Source Classic Jet Flight 
DH.112 Venom FB.50       WR421 (G-DHTT)  A        Source Classic Jet Flight '50 Yrs '47-'97' 
Extra EA.300S            JY-RNA                   Royal Jordanian Falcons 
                         JY-RND                   Royal Jordanian Falcons 
                         JY-RNE                   Royal Jordanian Falcons 
                         JY-RNG                   Royal Jordanian Falcons 
Hunter T.7B              WV318 (G-FFOX)           Delta Engineering Avn 
MBB BO.105DBS/4          G-PASC                   Police Aviation Services/Lincs Air Ambulance 
P-51D Mustang            472773/AJ-C (G-SUSY)     Paul Morgan 'Susy' 
Pitts S-1D Special       G-BIRD                   Denny Dobson Aerobatics 
Stearman N.2S-4          N54922/3                 Crunchie Flying Circus 
Yakovlev Yak-50          51 (G-BWYK/812004)       Titan Airways 
                         LY-AFZ                   Yak UK Ltd 
Yakovlev Yak-52          LY-ALT                   Titan Airways 
                         72 (G-BXAV/9111608)      Garry Sharp 		also logged as G-BXAK
                         G-CCCP                   R.J.N. Howarth 
                         112 (LY-AFB/822610)      Termikas Co Ltd 
                         42 (LY-AMU)              Garry Sharp 

Aircraft in the flying display only (did not land): 
Hawk T.1                 XX237           A        Red Arrows 
                         XX252           A        Red Arrows 
                         XX294           A        Red Arrows 
Hawk T.1A                XX227           A        Red Arrows 
                         XX252           A        Red Arrows 
                         XX253           A        Red Arrows 
                         XX260           A        Red Arrows 
                         XX264           A        Red Arrows 
Hurricane IIC            PZ865/J                  BoB Memorial Flight 
Jetstream T.1            XX492/A         *        3 FTS/45(R) Sqn 
                         XX491/K         *        3 FTS/45(R) Sqn 
                         XX494/B         *        3 FTS/45(R) Sqn 
                         XX499/G         *        3 FTS/45(R) Sqn 
Spitfire F.IIA           P7350/BA-Y               BoB Memorial Flight 'The Old Lady' 
B-1B Lancer              86-0135/DY bk/w          7th Wg/9th BS 

Visiting and support aircraft, 26-28 June: 
AB.206B JetRanger 2      G-SHCC                   Yorkshire Helicopter Cntr 
ARV Super 2              G-BMWE                   Richard Noble 
Bell 206B JetRanger 2    G-OMJB                   Coventry Helicopter Cntr 
Bell 206B JetRanger 3    G-RAMI                   Yorkshire Helicopter Cntr 
Bulldog T.1              XX561/7                  RAF CFS [Red Arrows support] 
Cessna 172N              G-BNST                   Traffic Management Svcs 
Cessna 182P              G-BMUD                   M.E. Taylor 
Cessna 414               G-DYNE                   Commair Aviation Ltd 
Lazer Z.200              G-VILL                   Mark Jeffries 
Robinson R-22 Beta       G-RIAT                   Heli Air Ltd 
SOCATA TB.10 Tobago      G-BNRA                   Double D Airgroup 
Twin Squirrel HCC.1      ZJ139                    RAF 32(TR) Sqn 
                         ZJ140                    RAF 32(TR) Sqn 

Unknown location:
Wessex HC.2 		 XR511/L		  72 Sqn.
Sea King HAR.3A 	 ZH541			  22 Sqn. on Saturday
Hercules C.1 		 XV182			  LTW present on Saturday
Hawk 			 XX308			  Red Arrows

LEGEND:  A  -  Anniversary markings 
         S  -  Other special markings 
         *  -  Present on Saturday only 

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