RAF Coningsby January 2021 updates.

Happy New year to everyone , Coningsby is in Tier 4 at the moment.

Based and preserved Aircraft as on the beginning of January 2021.

Gate Guards

  • EN398 : JE-J : Spitfire FSM – Outside BBMF .
  • XT891 : 891 : 41Sqn : Phantom FGR2 – Main Gate.
  • ZE760 : 5Sqn : Tornado F3 – Main Gate.
  • XR753 : XI : Lightning F6 – Echo dispersal.
  • XW924 : G : Harrier GR3A – Foxtrot dispersal.
  • XS897 : Lightning F6 – wears XP765 : A: 29Sqn – Near the ASP.
  • EB-G : Tornado GR4 tail in special 41Sqn markings – Outside 41 TES building.  

North side

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight– operate from the western end of the ASP.

c/s Battle , Memorial ,Fighter , Hurricane , Spitfire , Lancaster ,Dakota , Chippy

Chipmunk T10

  • WG486 : E : Bristol UAS markings.
  • WK518 : D : ULAS markings.

Hurricane II

  • LF363 : JX-B : 1Sqn markings – Away at Biggin Hill on Maintenance. PZ865 : at Biggin Hill – will return in Night fighter markings.

Dakota III

  • ZA947 : UK : 233Sqn markings at Duxford on maintenance.

Lancaster I

  • PA474 : Port side 460(RAAF)Sqn AR-L “Leader”/ Starboard side 50Sqn VN-T at Duxford for maintenance.

Spitfire II

  • P7350 : KL-B : 54Sqn markings.

Spitfire LF Vb

  • AB910 :SH-F 64 Sqn markings.

Spitfire LF IXe

  • MK356 : QJ-3 92Sqn markings

Spitfire LF XVIe

  • TE311 : SZ-G : 131(Polish) Wing markings.

Spitfire PR XIXe

  • PM631 : 541(PR)Sqn markings.
  • PS915 : 81Sqn markings.

29Sqn Typhoon OCU – Operate from Hangar 1 , Shelters Z5-Z8 and the ASP.

c/s Typhoon 29-55, 88-99, 300 series. Cobra, Gunfighter, Triplex, Warlord, Horseman.

Typhoon T3

  • ZK381 : 381 : code only.
  • ZK382 : 382 : code only.

Typhoon FGR4

  • ZJ916 : 916 : code only.
  • ZJ920 : 920 : code only.
  • ZJ928 : 928 : code only.
  • ZJ929 : 929 : code only.
  • ZJ931 : 931 : code only.
  • ZJ942 : 943 : code only. 
  • ZJ946 : 946 : code only.
  • ZK300 : 300 : code only.
  • ZK318 : 318 : code only. 
  • ZK329 : 329 : code only.
  • ZK348 : 348 :code only.
  • ZK428 : 428 : code only.
  • ZK429 : 429 : code only.
  • ZK436 : 436 :code only.
  • ZK437 : 437 : code only.
  • ZK438 : 438 :code only.
  • ZK439 : 439 :code only .

12Sqn – RAF/Qatari Emri Air Force Typhoon RAF training unit formed to integrate Qatari personnel, including pilots and ground-crew into a unit when ready to operate a fleet of 24 Typhoon aircraft that are being built on the production line at BAe Warton. Operate from Hangar 2 , Shelters Z1-Z4 and the ASP.

c/s Typhoon 100 series ,Wolf, Vandal, Deadpool, Vermin. Thalab. Rambo .

Typhoon T3

  • ZK383 : 383 : 12Sqn markings

Typhoon FGR4

  • ZK358 : 358 : 12Sqn markings.
  • ZK359 : 359 : 12Sqn markings.
  • ZK360 : 360 : 12Sqn markings.
  • ZK361 : 361 : 12Sqn markings.
  • ZK362 : 362 : 12Sqn markings.
  • ZK363 : 363 : 12Sqn markings,
  • ZK372 : 372 : 12Sqn markings.
  • ZK373 : 373 : 12Sqn markings

41 TES Typhoon Test & Evaluation Sqn – Operate from Hangar 3 and the ASP.

c/s Adnam , Apollo, Rebel, Viking, Rouge.

Typhoon T3

In TMF on service.

Typhoon FGR4

  • ZK315 : 315 : code only.
  • ZK339 : 339 : code only.
  • ZK340 : 340 : code only – WLT. 
  • ZK365 : 365 : code only.
  • ZK375 : 375 : 41TES.
  • ZK376 : 376 : 41TES.
  • ZK433 : 433 : code only.

BAe Typhoon Maintenance Facility

Main hangar

Typhoon T3

  • ZK379 : 379 : 41TES markings.
  • ZK380 : 380: code only.

Typhoon FGR4

  • ZJ950 : 950 : code only.
  • ZK304 : all black primer.
  • ZK305 : all black primer.
  • ZK306 : 306 : 1(F)Sqn markings.
  • ZK310 : 310 : code only.
  • ZK319 : 319 ; code only.
  • ZK322 : 322 : code only.
  • ZK323 : 323 : code only.
  • ZK341 : 341 : code only.
  • ZK345 : 345 : code only.
  • ZK346 : 346 : code only. 
  • ZK351 : 351 : code only.
  • ZK366 : 366 ; 12Sqn markings. 
  • ZK369 : 369 : 12Sqn markings.

Hangar 2

  • ZJ944 : Unmarked – Under CAT 3 repair.

Hangar 3

  • ZK326 : FB : 1(F)Sqn – Stored.

South side

HAS 56 – BAE storage shelter.

Typhoon FGR4

  • ZJ940 : marked as DJ666.
  • ZJ945 : Unmarked .
  • ZJ948 : Unmarked

Echo dispersal

XI (F)Sqn – Front line unit – Operate from Echo Dispersal from Hardened shelters.

c/s Typhoon 11 & 60-87 , Gringo, Havoc, Nitro, Razor, Pulsar , Tyrant.

Typhoon FGR4

  • ZK301 : 301 :code only,
  • ZK302 : 302 : code only.
  • ZK308 : 308 : code only.
  • ZK313  : 313 : code only.
  • ZK344 : 344 : code only.

QRA – Quick Reaction Alert – also operate from this dispersal.

Typhoon FGR4

  • ZK313 : 313 : code only.
  • ZK325 : 325 : 3(F)Sqn markings.
  • ZK371 : 371 : code only.

Foxtrot dispersal

3(F)Sqn Front line unit – Operate from Foxtrot Dispersal from Hardened shelters.

c/s Typhoon 03-28, Chaos, Nightmare, Rampage, Brutal

Typhoon FGR4

  • ZJ942 : 942 : code only.
  • ZJ949 : 949 ; code only.
  • ZK309 : 309 : code only.
  • ZK311 : 311 : code only.
  • ZK312 : 312 : code only.
  • ZK328 : 328 : 3(F)Sqn markings.
  • ZK335 : 335 : code only.
  • ZK342 : 342 : code only.
  • ZK346 : 346 : code only.
  • ZK354 : 354 : code only.

The Typhoons will still be here when this Pandemic is all over, We are in Tier 4 so please stay away and stay safe.