Delivered to the Army 2nd November 1979 a month after I took this picture the helicopter left Shawbury for duties at Middle Wallop.First photo of this helicopter on the JP database.
First flew 6th December 1995 to Shawbury for storage 1st October 2013 with Merlins ZH822,823 and 825 in the background.This is the first photo of this helicopter on the database.
Aircraft delivered tot he R.A.F. 10th May 1978 into storage at Shawbury 4th November 2011 with one of the 3 Merlins I saw on the day in the background.
Aircraft delivered tot he R.A.F. 14th August 1992 into storage at Shawbury 2nd July 2002.This is the first photograph of this aircraft on the JP database.
One of the DHFS Squirrels is seen here in one of the maintenance hangars at Shawbury. DHFS helicopters are civilian registered and owned by contractor FB Heliservices, but have military serials un... (more)
Delivered to the R.A.F. 31st October 1978 to Shawbury 20th October 2011 sad to see so many ex Red Arrows aircraft at Shawbury in various stages of scrapping.
Undergoing a full maintenance check,fascinating to see it stripped bare like this.
Delivered to the R.A.F. 14th August 1997 ex G-BXIP
Delivered to the R.A.F. 16th May 1982 to store at Shawbury 18th June 2007.Note the forward section of the canopy has been removed.
Delivered to the R.A.F. 31st July 1980 into store 18th October 2011.Parts of the tail section have already been removed.I photographed this aircraft at Fairford in 2009 sad to see its fate now.
Delivered to the R.A.F. 30th August 1989 into storage at Shawbury 5th December 2003.First photo of this aircraft on the JP database.
Delivered to the R.A.F. 30th November 1979 into storage at Shawbury 2nd June 2011.Sad to see this Red Arrows aircraft in storage rather than thrilling crowds at airshows.
Delivered to the Army 13th September 1980 into storage at Shawbury 30th July 2007.Wrapped up like a Christmas present.Gazelle XZ303 is directly behind it.
With ZJ271 holding in the background.
With ZJ256 landing behind