With the continuing contraction of the British aircraft industry the limelight of the show was taken by the RAF and Navy's show. Two aircraft did not quite make the show. The prototype of the Herald, now with Dart engines crashed while on its way to the show . The other, one of the navys Sea Hawks crashed at Blackbushe on the Monday.
CC+063 Bristol Sycamore 52 13490 Luftwaffe SC+304 Hunting Pembroke C54 P.54/104 Luftwaffe SC+502 Saunders-Roe Skeeter 52 S2/5070 German Navy UA+115 Fairey Ganett AS4 F9372 German Navy EP-AIJ Auster Aiglet Trainer J/5L 3559 G-AKTW Westland Widgoen WA/H/001 G-AMZN de Havilland Dove 6 04437 G-ANAR de Havilland Canada Beaver 2 80 G-ANLO de Havilland Comet 3B 06100 G-AOJG Hunting President 1 P.66/79 G-AOUJ Fairey Ultra-Light F9424 G-AOUS Hunting Jet Provest T2 P.84/14 G-AOVI Bristol Britannia 312 13418 BOAC G-APAR Auster Alpha J/1N 3370 G-APDA de Havilland Comet 4 6401 BOAC G-APOS de Havilland Chipmunk 23 C1/0763 G-APEV de Havilland Heron 2D 14125 G-APLE Westland Westminister WA.1 prototype G-APLW Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer 532 G-APMO Hunting President 2 PAC/2/1031 G-APNU Saunders-Roe P.531 S2/5267 G-APNV Saunders-Roe P.531 S2/5268 G-37-3 Airspeed Ambassador 62 R-R Tyne testbed G-39-10 Folland Gnat F1 FL16 for Finnish Air Force as GN-103 VX770 Avro Vulcan 1 AV001 RAF R-R conway testbed VX777 Avro Vulcan B2 AV002 RAF B2 prototype WG774 Fairey FD2 F9421 RAF WJ610 English Electric Canberra T11 HP177B RAF WJ624 English Electric Canberra U10 HP191B U10 prototype WK163 English Electric Canberra B2 RO-073 RAF WZ587 de Havilland Vampire T11 RAF XA847 English Electric Lightning 95004 RAF XA891 Avro Vulcan B1 AV103 RAF Bristol Olympus testbed XA903 Avro Vulcan B1 AV115 RAF XA930 Handley Page Victor B1 HP80/16 RAF XE521 Fairey Rotordyne F9429 RAF prototype XE618 Hawker Hunter F6 41H-679977 RAF XF389 Hawker Hunter F6 S4/U3289 RAF XF701 Avro Shackleton MR3 AS323 RAF XG308 English Electric Lightning 95008 RAF XG447 Bristol 192 13342 RAF XG900 Short SC1 SH1814 RAF XH533 Avro Vulcan B2 AV201 RAF XH901 Gloster Javelin FAW7 RAF XH966 Gloster Javelin FAW8 RAF XJ440 Fairey Ganett AEW3 F9432 RAF XJ475 de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW1 1002 Royal Navy 2nd prototype XJ762 Saunders-Roe Skeeter AOP12 S2/5074 XK486 Blackburn NA39 B3-01-58 RAF Buccaneer prototype XK487 Blackburn NA39 B3-02-58 RAF Buccaneer prototype XK741 Folland Gnat F1 FL5 RAF XL564 Hawker Hunter T7 41H-693715 RAF XL727 Westland Wessex HAS1 WA.1 Royal Navy prototype XL880 Westland Whirlwind HAS7 WA/320 Royal Navy XM245 English Electric Canberra B(I)8 EE-522 RAF XM289 Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer CC1 543 RAF XM348 Hunting Jet Provest T3 N248V Vickers Viscount 812 360 Continental Airlines
Service displaysThanks to Air Britain via John Dyer Hawker Hunter 45 in formation! Hawker Hunter 22 from 111sqn 'Black arrows'. English Electric Canderra x9. Gloster Javelin 45 in formation. Supermarine Scimitar x10. Avro Vulcan XH481 7th September only. Vicker Valiant WP219 6th September only. Sea Hawk FGA4s of 800Sqdn - seven from XE342/100, WV844/101, WV907/103, WV805/104, XE438/105, XE462/106 (W/O 1/9), XE406/107, WV912/108, XE385/109, XE386/-- Scimitar F1s included XD235, XD237, XD239, XD240 Three three V bombers in formation XD862 Valiant B1 90Sqdn, XA911 Vulcan B1 83Sqdn & XA935 Victor B1 10Sqdn. Valiants in the tanker flypast were XD812 (tanker) & WZ930 (receiver) both of 214Sqdn The four Jet Provost T1s XD675, XD676, XD678 & XD680 all from the CFS