Fleet Air Arm Museum-Yeovilton

The national museum for naval aviation,I timed my visit a few days before the airshow in 2009 to see the 100 years of naval aviation exhibition set up in Hall 1.

Hall 1 100 Years of Naval aviation

1.BAPC.149/Short S.27 Replica.

2.8359/Short 184 (Remains).

3.N6452/Sopwith Pup Replica.(G-BIAU)

4.L2301/Vickers Walrus I.

5.VH127/Fairy Firefly TT4

6.VX595/Westland Dragonfly HR1

7.XZ574/Westland Sea King HAS6

8.XZ699/Westland Lynx HAS3

9.XZ499/003/Bae Sea Harrier FA2

Hall 2  WW II Aircraft

10.N4389/Fairy Albacore

11.DP872/Fairy Barracuda II (Nose section)

12.EX976/North Amecican Havard III

13.XB446/Grumman Avenger ECM6B

14.N1854/Fairy Fulmar

15.HS618/Fairy Swordfish II

16.SX137/Vickers-Supermarine Seafire F17

17.BAPC.58/Yokosukas MXY-7 Ohka II

18.KE209/Grumman Hellcat II

19.KD431/E2-M/Corsair IV

20.HS618/Fairy Swordfish II

21.Z2033/275/Fairy Firefly TT1

22.L2490/Blackburn Skua II (Remains)  on upper floor.

Korean War 1950-53 

23.WJ231/Hawker Sea Fury FBII

24.WN493/Westland Dragonfly HR5

25.01420/G-BMZF/Lim-2 (Mig 15)

Hall 3 Carrier

26.LZ551/G /DH Sea Vampire F1

 

27.XT482/Z-M/Westland Wessex HU5

28.WA473/J-102/Supermarine Attacker F1

29.XD317/112/Supermarine Scimitar F1

30.WV856/163/Hawker Sea Hawk FGA6

31.XL503/E-070/Fairy Gannet AEW3

32.XS590/E-131/DH Sea Vixan FAW 2

33.XN957/LM-630/HS Buccaneer S1

34.XV333/234/HS Bucaneer S2B

35.XT596/MDD Phantom FG1

Hall 4

36.G-BSST/BAC Concorde 002

37.XP830/RAE Bedford/Hawker P1127

38.N5419/Bristol Scout.

 39.XZ493/N-001/BAE Sea Harrier FRS1

40.XA127/Sea Vampire T22

 41.VR137/Wyvern TF1

42.XL580/VL-723/899Sqn/Hunter T8M

 43.WG221/BAC 221

44.XP841/HP 115

A fine museum with some unique aircraft not found any where else.

The active airfield has 2 gate guards.

XZ728/326/Westland Lynx HMA8

 ZD581/122/BAE Sea Harrier FA2

This museum is a must visit when in the area,a thing i always do.

 

 

 

 

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