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Folland Gnat

Profile Drawings

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XM691 profile

T.1 XM693, Folland Aircraft, September 1959; Damien Burke
(prototype in overall high speed silver scheme with orange/yellow trainer bands)

XM693 profile

T.1 XM693, Folland Aircraft, September 1961; Damien Burke
(overall white scheme, second development batch airframe)

XP515 profile

T.1 XP515 of 4 FTS, RAF Little Rissington, September 1963; Damien Burke
(initial trainer scheme of high speed silver with dayglo orange areas)

XR993 profile

T.1 XR993 of the Yellowjacks Team, RAF Valley, September 1964; Damien Burke
(overall Lemon Yellow scheme)

XR540 profile

T.1 XR540 of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, RAF Little Rissington, early 1965; Damien Burke
(initial Red Arrows paint scheme of overall Cherry Red)

Gibson jet profile

Unidentified T.1 of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, RAF Kemble, 1973; Damien Burke
(One-off paint scheme designed by Arthur Gibson, applied to only one aircraft)

XM708 profile

T.1 XM708 of No.4 Flying Training School, RAF Valley, September 1976; Damien Burke
(final trainer paint scheme of Signal Red and White with Light Aircraft Grey mainplane undersides)

XR993 profile

T.1 XR993 of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, RAF Kemble, September 1978; Damien Burke
(final Red Arrows paint scheme of overall Cherry Red with RAF flash on nose and red/white/blue fin)

Fallus profile

Oscar EW-5894 Fallus Tactical Fighter Bomber of The Navy, USS Essess, 1991; Damien Burke
("In exactly five hours and 17 minutes, we hit the enemy toast.")