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Lightning F1 XM147  Wattisham TFF     c/n95043

built 7/4/60. 3/9/60 "P" 74 Sqd. Approx 3/63 English Electric for mods returning approx 6/63 re-coded "J" 74 Sqd.2/64 to 145/226 OCU. Lent 111 Sqd9/64-12/64. Early 65 to 33MU store, overhaul and mods for target facilities (also at Wartonlate 65 undercarriage testsfollowingproblems earlierin service). 1/7/66 to "C" Wattisham TFF. 5/69 re-coded "A" then named 'Felix' and 'Korky' later in yearafter code removed. 2/4/70 60MU. 4/2/71 returned Wattisham TFF. Retained at base for decoy duty after TFF disbanded 31/12/73

Picture via Terry Waddington Collection

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