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Survivor XR747

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F.6 XR747 - Privately Owned, Bideford, Devon

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Lightning F.6 XR747 at RAF Binbrook, Summer 1987; Phil Bradshaw

First flown on 2nd April 1965, XR747 retired in 1988 and was sold sadly scrapped in 1992 and the cockpit was sold to the Lightning Preservation Group who moved it to Plymouth. The cockpit was sold again to a private owner who moved it to Treworgans, Cubet in Cornwall in 2004, it has since been moved again to Bideford in Deveon.

Information on this page current as of 17/07/2021, last updated by Jake

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