Did you know that registration to Fighter Control is completely free and brings you lots of added features? Find out more....

Coventry airshow 30-5-1988

Got a hole in an old log? Empty lines in your notebook? Request that missing serial here, hopefully someone can help. Requests over 6 months old only please.
Post Reply
User avatar
phantoman13
Posts: 26
Joined: Mon Oct 19, 2009 12:58 pm
Location: mildenhall

Coventry airshow 30-5-1988

Post by phantoman13 » Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:30 am

Hi all
Long shot but does anyone have a log from the airshow at Coventry 30 May 1988 this is the show where the Meteor Crashed

Regards

Steve

User avatar
STEVIEJAWS
Posts: 1104
Joined: Tue Oct 06, 2009 10:44 am
Location: San Francisco Bay Area , California

Re: Coventry airshow 30-5-1988

Post by STEVIEJAWS » Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:57 pm

Hi Steve ,

Not complete by any means but this is what I've managed to put together from pictures of the show posted on the web .

G-AHGD DH.89A Dominie ( Ex. NR786 )
G-AMPY C-47B Dakota ( Ex. KK116 )
G-AMRK Gloster Gladiator ( Ex. L8032 )
G-ASJV Spitfire ( Ex. MH434 )
G-AZBN AT-16 Harvard ( Ex. FT391 )
G-AZSC AT-16 Harvard ( Ex. FT323 )
G-BECL CASA 352L ( Ex. T-2B-212 )
G-BJAX Pilatus P-2 ( Ex. U-108 )
G-BKFW Percival Provost ( Ex. XF597 )
G-BLSC PBY-5A Catalina ( Ex. JV928 )
G-BOML HA.112 Buchon ( Ex. C.4K-107 )
G-BTWR P-63A King Cobra ( Ex. 42-69097 )
G-BYDR B-25D Mitchell ( Ex. 43-3318 )
G-CTIX Spitfire ( Ex. PT462 )
G-HAEC CA.18 Mk.22 Mustang ( Ex. A68-187 )
G-LFIX Spitfire ( Ex. ML407 )
G-WREN Pitts S-2A
F-AZDX B-17G Flying Fortress ( Ex. 44-8846 )
F-AZHN T-28C Trojan ( Ex. 140547 )
F-AZLL L.12A Electra Jr
N167B A-26B Invader ( Ex. 33-34602 )
N167F P-51D Mustang ( Ex. 44-73877 )
N240CA F-4U-4B Corsair ( Ex. NZ5628 )
N6827C TBM-3E Avenger ( Ex. Bu.91110 )
N94466 P-40E Kittyhawk ( Ex. AK933 )
WF791 Gloster Meteor RAF ( w/o )
XV218 C-130K Hercules RAF
__-_____ WR A-10 USAFE

Hope this helps .
Regards Steve............

User avatar
STEVIEJAWS
Posts: 1104
Joined: Tue Oct 06, 2009 10:44 am
Location: San Francisco Bay Area , California

Re: Coventry airshow 30-5-1988

Post by STEVIEJAWS » Wed May 24, 2017 2:06 am

Courtesy of BAR

Military participants at the 'Bank Holiday Air Show' on 30.5
comprised: XV741/I Harrier GR.3 233 OCU; XX325/X, XX283/Z Hawk
T.1A's 2 TWTJ/151 Sqdn; XV300 Hercules C.lP LTW; WF791 Meteor T.7 CFS; WL747/47
Shackleton AEW.2 8 Sqdn; TF956 'T/123' Sea Fury FB.11, LS326 'L2' Swordfish II both
RNHF; 80005, 80025 both 'OH' bl F-tilE's 20thTFW, In addition, U-6A 82062 and Gannet
T.2 XA508 'GN/627' were moved from the Midland Air Museum site and were on Show as
part of the static display.
Pseudo-military a/c present: 'H0275' (N5063N) Beech 0.185. with Harvards EX280
(G-TEAC), FE992 (G-BDA!4). 'Vr239' (G-BIWX), '588' (G-HAEC) Mustang; XL502 (G-BMYP)
Gannet AEW.2; MH434 (G-ASJV) Spitfire IX; 'WR41O' (G-BLKA) Venom FB.54; WZ507 (G-VTII)
Vampire T.11; N94466/SIJ-E P-40E, 'JV928' (G-BLSC) PBY-5A, 133722 (NX1337A) P40-7;
485784 (G-BEDL) B-170, 430823' B-25, 02+600' (G-BFHG) Casa 352L.
The show was marred by the crash of Meteor T.7 WV791 which came down close to a
housing estate on the edge of the airfield. Tragically the pilot was killed.
Regards Steve............

Post Reply

Return to “Old Serial tie up area”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests