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1:72 Airfix (02027) Bristol Blenheim Mk IV 13 OTU, RAF Hinton-In-The-Hedges
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1:72 Airfix (02082) Hawker Hurricane Mk I JX-B, No.1 Sqn RAF Wittering
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1:72 Airfix (01015) de Havilland Tiger Moth 7 EFTS, Sywell, 1940.
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1:72 Airfix (02063) Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, No. 1426 Enemy Aircraft Flight, Collyweston, 1943.
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1:72 Airfix (02089) Pilot Colonel Robert Montgomery's North American P-51D 'Mustang', LC-D, 79th FS, 20th FG, King's Cliffe, July 1944.
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1:72 Novo (F152) General Aircraft Ltd. Hotspur Mk.II, No2 Glider Training School, R.A.F. Croughton, 1941.
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1:72 Airfix (03062) de Havilland Mosquito NF Mk XIX, No. 68 Squadron, RAF Wittering, February 1945
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Smer 1:72 Spitfire HF Mk VI, 616 Auxiliary ‘South Yorkshire’ Squadron, King's Cliffe 1942
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Revell 1:72 Spitfire Vb, 485 Sqn King's Cliffe 1942/3
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Pavla 1:72 Miles Master I No 7 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit Peterborough 1942-44
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(03019) Airfix 1:72 de Havilland Mosquito NFII of 151 Sqn RAF Wittering 1942-3
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1:72 Matchbox (PK-118) Lockheed P-38J Lightning, 43-28431 O*MC ‘Happy Jack’s Go Buggy’, 20th FG/79th FS, King's Cliffe, April 1944
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Airfix 1/72 (01027) Hawker Typhoon Ib No. 486 NZ Squadron, Wittering, July - September 1942
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1:72 Airfix (01031) Boulton Paul Defiant N.F.I No. 14 OTU, Husbands Bosworth, 1944
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Academy 1:72: B-17F-125-BO 42-30857 My Devotion of the 510th BS/351st BG, Polebrook.
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1:72 Airfix (02009) Avro Anson T.1 N4997 of No. 17 Operational Training Unit, Silverstone, 1943 - 45
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Revell 1/72 Bristol Blenheim Mk.If, ZK-M s/n L1426 of No. 25 Squadron based at RAF Wittering November 1940 to January 1942
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General Aircraft Limited Twin Hotspur made from two 1:72 Novo (F152)s
The General Aircraft Twin Hotspur, tested by ‘A’ Flight, Airborne Forces Experimental Establishment, Chelveston, August 1942, was an experimental glider consisting of two standard fuselages and outer wings sections joined by a new " centre section" and a common tailplane. This had the serial number MP486 and was towed by an Armstrong-Whitworth Whitley tug.
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BAe Harrier GR.3 1:72 Airfix (02072) XZ992 was with No.1 (F) Squadron at Wittering.
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BAe Harrier GR.3 1:72 Airfix (08657) XZ964 (P) was on the strength of No. 233 OCU at Wittering, 7th August 1984.
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1:72 Airfix (04038) BAe Harrier GR.5, ZD329, No.1 Sqn, RAF Wittering, 1988
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1:72 Airfix (04039) BAe Harrier II GR.7 ZD432, No. 20 (R) Squadron, RAF Wittering, 1992
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1:72 Airfix (04040) BAe Harrier T.10 ZH665, No.20 (Reserve) Squadron, RAF Wittering, UK, 1999
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1:72 Airfix (04040) BAe Harrier T.10 ZH659 ‘107’ of No.4 Squadron, RAF Wittering, UK, 2002
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1:72 Airfix (04040) BAe Harrier T.10 ZH664 ‘112’ of No.20 (R) Squadron, RAF Wittering, UK, 2004
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1:72 Airfix (04039) BAe Harrier II GR.7 ZD407, assigned to Flt Lt C.P Rogers of No.20 (R) Squadron, RAF Wittering, UK, 2005.
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Airfix (04001) 1/72 Vickers Armstrong Wellington B.III, FQ-S s/n Z1732 of 12 OTU, based at Chipping Warden from June 1941 to January 1945.
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1:48 Airfix (07112) De Havilland Mosquito PR XVI, “GREEK” s/n NS725 ‘F’ 858th Squadron, USAAF, based at Harrington, 19 March 1945
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1:72 Italeri (1214) BAe Harrier II GR.7 ZD434 '46' No. 20 (R) Squadron, RAF Wittering, UK, 1999.
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Revell 1:72 (04634) BAe Harrier GR.7, s/n ZD375, assigned to Flt Lt D Bradshaw of No.20 (R) Squadron, RAF Wittering, UK, 2001.
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1:72 Frog (F207) Armstrong-Whitworth Whitley V N1435, a glider tug with Airborne Forces Experimental Establishment, ‘A’ Flight, based at RAF Chelveston May – August 1942.
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1:72 Frog (F207) Armstrong-Whitworth Whitley V Z6977 of No 26 (Signals) Group, No 1478 Flight, RAF Hinton-In-The-Hedges from April 1943 to July 1944.
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1:48 Academy (2185) Lockheed T-33A "Shooting Star" s/n 51-8752 was Chelveston-based and used for transportation and recreation by Officers assigned to 10th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing Base Flight, 28 May 1960.
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Airfix 1/72 Hawker Hunter FGA9, XF442 “81” 58 Sqn, RAF Wittering, May 1974
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Airfix 1/72 Airco DH4 (01079) No. 55 Squadron, Lilbourne, January - March 1917
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1:72 Airfix (01398), Hawker Hart Series 2 Trainer K4459 of RAF Volunteer Reserve, Sywell, 18 June 1938 to 17 October 1938.
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1:72 Sanger (7226) General Aircraft Limited 50 Hamilcar ‘A’ Flight, Airborne Forces Experimental Establishment, Chelveston, 5th May 1942 – September 1942.
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1:72 Airfix (02063) Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-4/U8 W Nr 7155 landed in error at West Malling on 17th April 1943. It was given the RAF serial number PE882. After making 96 flights at RAE Farnborough, PE882 was transferred to No 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight, the ‘Circus’ that demonstrated Luftwaffe aircraft at British and USAAF bases. PE882 crashed near the Flight’s base at Collyweston on 13th October 1944.
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Frog 1/72 Miles M 14 Magister I No 266 Squadron RAF Wittering 1940
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Frog 1/72 Miles M 14 Magister I No 616 Auxiliary ‘South Yorkshire’ Squadron RAF King's Cliffe 1942
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1:72 Airfix Westland Lysander of No. 17 Operational Training Unit, RAF Silverstone, 1943 - 46, used as a target tug and for fighter affiliation duties.
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Hasegawa 1/72 Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star 51-8752 of the 10th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing base flight, RAF Chelveston, 1960
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General Aircraft Limited 50 Hamilcar by 1:144 Direct representing the half-scale Hamilcar glider, carrying the class B marks of T-0227, test flown with ‘A’ Flight, Airborne Forces Experimental Establishment, Chelveston, 5th May 1942 – 31st August 1942.
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Airfix 1/72 Harrier GR.3 XW922 No. 233 Operational Conversion Unit, 21 June 1975
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1:72 Heller BAe Harrier T.Mk.4 (80365) XW927 233 Operational Conversion Unit, RAF Wittering 7 November 1976, the aircraft had been given a rather crude overall respray and an 8” code, instead of the normal 10”, was applied to both sides of the fin.
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Airfix 1/72 Harrier GR.3 XV760, No. 1 Squadron, No. 233 OCU, recorded 23rd April 1976 just prior to its Test Flight following fitment of nose LRMTS and tail PWR as part of its ‘Phase 4’ upgrade, the first “in service” GR.3 to be so modified. The aircraft was recoded “Blue 42” that evening, re-entering service as such 24th April.
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1:72 Heller BAe Harrier T.Mk.4 (80365) XW268 233 Operational Conversion Unit, RAF Wittering 15 July 1977. This was the first T-Bird to receive the wrap-around camouflage scheme, occurring on 18-07-75. Originally coded ‘Blue 54’, on 27-04-77 was redesignated ‘Blue Uncle’.
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Airfix 1/72 Lancaster II conversion DS604 QR-W Sywell 1-10-42
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Revell 1/72 P-38J ‘Mama’s Boy’ KI*O s/n 43-29301 Lt. Edwin E. Wasil 20th Fighter Group, 77th Fighter Squadron, King’s Cliffe, 26th August 1943 – October 1945
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Roden 1/72 (045) RAF S.E.5a No 84 Squadron Lilbourne, 17th March 1917 – September 1917
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Airfix 1/72 (01071) Supermarine Spitfire Mk I No 610 ‘County of Chester’ Auxiliary Squadron DW-K N3289, RAF Wittering, September 1939 - April 1940.
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1:72 Airfix North American P-51D Mustang 55th FS 20th FG, Richard Iehie’s 44-15078 KI-B Ginny/Green Eyes 10-04-45 and North American P-51D Mustang KI-K Little Lady, which arrived at King's Cliffe in early October of 1944, but was lost on 10 December 1944.
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MPM 1/72 Fairey Battle TMk.I (72096) No 7 Flying Training School, RAF Peterborough, 1940
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Airfix 1/48 Spitfire XII (A05117) of No 91 (Nigeria) squadron, flown by Squadron Leader Raymond Harries DFC, King’s Cliffe May - August 1943
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Airfix 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 109E (02048) as 1426 Enemy Aircraft Flight's DG200
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Airfix 1/72 Vickers Valiant XD823 No. 49 Squadron, RAF Wittering, 1st May 1956 to 26th June 1961.
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High Planes 1/72 Beaufighter Mk If Nightfighter, X7876 ZK-F, No 25 Squadron, Wittering, 27-11-40 - 24-01-42
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Airfix 1/72 Messerschmitt Me 163B-1 (61063-6) VF 241 (P) - 13-11-47
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Airfix 02068 1/72 Lightning F-1A XM186/B of 111 Squadron, Wattisham. When taking off from Wittering on 18 July 1963, to give a display for students from the Imperial Defence College, went out of control and crashed. Flying Officer Alan Garside, the pilot, was killed in the accident
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