Farnborough 1957

Farnborough 1957


2-9 September


many thanks to Jim Jobe for muh of this information

1957 photo album

Exhibition Aircraft

 AS+994    Hunting Percival Pembroke C54   P66/96       Luftwaffre
 G-AHDM    Miles HDM105                    105/1009     converted Miles Aerovan
 G-AKTW    Westland Widgoen                W/AH/001
 G-ALBO    Bristol Britannia 101           12873        prototype
 G-AMTZ    Saunders-Roe Skeeter 6          SR907
 G-AMWI    Bristol Sycamore 4              13070        BEA helicopters
 G-AMZN    de Havilland Dove 6             04437
 G-ANCA    Bristol Britannia 301           12907
 G-ANLO    de Havilland Comet 3            06100
 G-AOCZ    Westland Whirlwind 2            WA/H/115
 G-AODF    Handley Page Reading Herald     148
 G-AOEO    Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer  503
 G-AOFM    Auster J/5P
 G-AOJG    Hunting Percival President      P66/79
 G-AOUJ    Fairey Ultralight               F9424
 G-AOUK    Fairey Ultralight               F9426
 G-AOUS    Hunting Percival Jet Provest T2 P84/14
 G-APEV    de Havilland Heron 2d           14125
 G-APHT    Auster Atlantic                 3447         fuselarge only on Auster stand, never flew
 G-ATEL    Aviation Traders Accountant     ATL90        prototype
 G-23-1    Hunting Percival Jet Provest T2 P84/13 
 G-35-4    Miles Student                   1008
 VF785     Bristol 173                     12871        RAF
 VN813     English Electric Canberra 1     EE-002       RAF R-R Nene testbed
 VT413     Fairey Firefly U9               F8313        Royal Navy
 VX770     Avro Vulcan B1                  AV001        RAF R-R Conway testbed
 VX777     Avro Vulcan B2                  AV002        RAF
 WF909     English Electric Canberra B2    EE-128       RAF
 WG760     English Electric P.1A           95001        RAF prototype
 WH713     English Electric Canberra B2    EE-200       RAF R-R Olympus testbed
 WG774     Fairey FD2                      F9421        RAF
 WK163     English Electric Canberra B2    RO-073       RAF world height record holder     
 WR977     Avro Shackleton MR3             AS308        RAF  
 WT841     Gloster Javelin T3                           RAF
 XA847     English Electric P.1B           95004        RAF
 XA889     Avro Vulcan B1                  AV101        RAF
 XA918     Handley Page Victor B1          HP80/04      RAF
 XB262     Blackburn Beverley C1           02           RAF first production
 XD145     Saunders-Roe SR53                            RAF
 XD151     Saunders-Roe SR53                            RAF
 XD218     Supermarine Scimitar F1                      Royal navy
 XD875     Vickers Valiant BK1                          RAF
 XE587     Hawker Hunter F6                41H-679945   RAF
 XF310     Hawker Hunter F4                HABL003071   RAF
 XF378     Hawker Hunter F6                S4/U/3278    RAF 
 XF833     Hawker Hunter F6                             RAF
 XF785     Bristol 173                                  RAF
 XG787     Fairey Gannet AS4               F9355        Royal Australian Navy
 XG889     Fairey Gannet T                 F9418        Royal navy
 XH234     English Electric Canberra B8    EE-497       RAF
 XH682     bristol sycamore 3                           RAF
 XH710     Gloster Javelin FAW7                         RAF
 XH714     Gloster Javelin FAW7                         RAF
 XJ475     de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW1     10002        Royal Navy
 XJ615     Hawker Hunter T7                             RAF
 XJ627     Hawker Hunter T7                             RAF
 XK147     Hawker Hunter F6                             RAF
 XK148     Hawker Hunter F6                             RAF
 XK149     Hawker Hunter F6                             RAF
 XK740     Folland Gnat F1                 FL4          RAF
 XK773     Saunders-Roe Skeeter 10         SR904        Army
 XK941     Westland Whirlwind HAS7         WA168        Royal navy
 XL930     Hunting Percival Pembroke C1    P66/92       RAF 
 XL666     Scottish Aviation Pioneer CC1   137          RAF
 XL722     Sikorsky S-58                   58-265       Royal navy Wessex development aircraft
 XL966     Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer  514          RAF
 L160      de Havilland Vampire T55        15802        Labenese Air Force
 GN-101    Folland Gant F1                 FL8          Finnish Air Force
 PH-VID    Vickers Viscount 803            175          KLM
 4X-AGB    Brostol Britannia 313           13233        El-Al

 SERVICE FLYPASTS
 Royal Navy Sea Hawk FB3 738sqn Lossiemouth
 WF301,WM934,WM975,WM999,WN105,WN110,WN111,WN112,WN117,WV831,
 solo display XE338 803sqn HMS Eagle
 Royal navy westland Whirlwind HAS22,HAR3*, 705 sqn
 WV205,WV222,XG576*,XG580*,XG582*
 Royal Navy Fairey Gannett AS1 737sqn Eglington
 WN408,WN425,WN450
 Royal Navy Fairey Gannett AS1 796sqn Culdrose
 WN368,WN371,WN460,XA324,XA353
 Royal Navy Fairey Gannett AS1 825sqn Culdrose
 XA462,XA457,XG786,XG790,XA869
 RAF Gloster Javelin FAW1 46sqn Odiham
 XA568,XA569,XA619,XA622,XA624
 FAW2
 XA776,XA777,XA801,XA807,XA810
 RAF Gloster Javelin FAW4 141sqn Colitshall
 XA636,XA640,XA751,XA756,XA757,XA761,XA762,XA767
 RAF Gloster Javelin FAW5 228OCU Leeming
 XA662,XA666,XA690,XA691,XA706
 RAF Gloster Javelin FAW4 23sqn Coltishall
 XA728,XA730,XA731,XA736,XA737,XA752,XA754
 RAF Hawker Hunter F5 1sqn Tangmere
 WN918,WN919,WN959,WN977,WP105,WP121,WP137,WP146,WP188
 RAF Hawker Hunter F5 34sqn Tangmere
 WP111,WP112,WP113,WP126,WP127,WP133,WP140,WP144,WP184
 RAF Hawker Hunter F5 41sqn Biggin Hill
 WN964,WN966,WN972,WN983,WP108,WP117,WP122,WP141,WP189
 RAF Hawker Hunter F6 111sqn 'black arrows'
 XE620,XF418,XF430,XE621,XE828, + 3 unknown
 RAF Avro Vulcan B1 230OCU Waddington
 XA904,XA906
 RAF Vickers Valiant BK1 49sqn Wittering
 XD822,XD868
 RAF Percival Provest T1 CFS Little Rissington
 XF607,XF609,XF837,XF895

 OTHER AIRCRAFT ON FIELD

 G-AOJT    de Havilland Comet 1a                        cocooned
 NX679     Avro lancaster B7                            RAE,engineless northside
 TG619     Handley Page Hastings C1                     RAE met flight
 VW218     Vickers Viking 1a                            RAE derelict
 VX169     English Electric Canberra B2                 RAE
 VX224     Armstrong Whitworth Apollo                   RAE dismantled
 VX828     Vickers Varsity T1                           ETPS
 WB781     Blackburn YA-7                               RAE WFU
 WB877     Blackburn YA-8                               RAE WFU
 WD125     Avro Lincoln B2                              RAE WFU
 WD765     Gloster Meteor NF11                          ETPS
 WD769     Gloster Meteor NF11                          ETPS
 WD945     English Electric Canberra B2                 RAE
 WD947     English Electric Canberra B2                 RAE
 WE471     de Havilland Venom FB1                       RAE derelict
 WF381     Vickers varsity T1                           ETPS
 WF387     Vickers Varsity T1                           ETPS
 WK163     Supermarine Swift F1                         RAE dump
 WV202     westland Whirlwind HAS22                     Royal navy rescue Aircraft
 WV710     Percival Pembroke C1                         ETPS
 XA879     de havilland DEvon C1                        ETPS