UK – Cold War survivors – No. 5 Gloster Javelin

The Gloster Javelin first flew on the 26th November 1951, A total of 435 aircraft were built over 9 marks.
Less than a dozen  Javelins have survived into 2019 in the UK.

Javelin FAW1
Whole aircraft
XA564 : Javelin FAW 1 : Displayed inside the RAF Museum Cosford .

Javelin FAW 4
Whole aircraft
XA634 : Javelin FAW 4 : Stored at the Cold War Jets Museum Staverton .
Javelin FAW 5 
Whole aircraft
XA699 : Javelin FAW 5 : Displayed outside at the Midland Air Museum – Baginton in 5Sqn markings.

Javelin FAW 7
Nose section
XH783 : Javelin FAW 7 : Private in the Catford, Lewisham area.
XH837 : Javelin FAW 7 : Displayed inside the Caernarfon Airworld, Gwynedd Wales.
Javelin FAW 8 
Whole aircraft
XH992 : Javelin FAW 8 : Displayed inside the Newark Air Museum Winthorpe in 85Sqn/P markings .

Javelin FAW9
Whole aircraft
XH767 : Javelin FAW 9 : Displayed outside at the Yorkshire Air Museum  Elvington in 11Sqn/l markings
XH892 : Javelin FAW9R : Displayed outside at the Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum – Flixton in 23Sqn/ J markings.
XH897 : Javelin FAW 9 : Displayed inside the Imperial War Museum Duxford in A&AEE markings.

XH903 : Javelin FAW 9 : Displayed inside the Cold War Jet Museum – Staverton in 33Sqn/G markings.

 

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