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Lightning F6 XR773/DF  LTF. c/n 95238.

      built 28/2/66, "F" 74 Sqd, "N" 56 Sqd, "A" 5 Sqd, "B" 5 Sqd, "D" 11 Sqd (metal), 5 Sqd uncoded,    "D" 11 Sqd (camouflage) "AE" 5 Sqd, "AF" 5 Sqd, "BD" 11 Sqd,"DF" LTF, "AB" 5 Sqd, "BR" 11 Sqd,
Early 88 employed for BAe Tornado F3 radar development (by 11 Sqd) with overwing tanks. 27/6/88 Boscombe Down as spare Tornado trials aircraft. Wfu 17/12/92 sold to Lightning Flying Club at Exeter Airport as G-OPIB arriving 23/12/92. This aircraft is now with Classic Jets in Cape Town, South Africa and registered as ZU-BEW.

Picture Garry Lakin

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