Linton GIN aircraft - XR670 / 54
Date of Delivery - 05 June 1963 ( 1st known "GIN" show 6 years later )
Struck of Charge - 39 July 1976 and transported to No.1 SoTT Halton for Ground Instruction as 8498M - ( Last known show 7 years earlier )
Stored Hermeskeil Museum, Germany
Information courtesy of www.ukserials.com
PLEASE NOTE: the above dates refer to XR670's service in the RAF.
Another ( very reliable ) source tells me that XR670 arrived at Linton in April 69 ( 1st GIN Show - 2 months later ) & left in May 1970
XR670 was actually used by 2 JP teams.
The last photo, below, shows her at a Macaws display, wearing their colours.
|14 June 1969
|28 June 1969
|23 July 1969
|7 Sept 1969
|19 Sept 1969
|20 Sept 1969
This is me & my dad checking out his "office" in 1969.
Adrian Balch took a shot of XR670 at the Upper Heyford show
This great picture was taken by & © Philip Pain at the Upper Heyford show in June 1969.
It shows ground crew member Bill Ellis enjoying the show.
This is a shot from an unknown date/location showing XR670 / 54 flying #3 in the Linton GIN team
& finally, this picture shows XR670 whilst she was a Macaws aircraft.
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