Published 7 May 2009 Spring Air Show – Best of British Sunday 17 May 2009 Opening Duxford’s 2009 air show season the Spring Air Show celebrates the Best of British in an aerial spectacle that f by qpv40869

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									Published 7 May 2009

Spring Air Show – Best of British
Sunday 17 May 2009
Opening Duxford’s 2009 air show season, the Spring Air Show celebrates the Best of
British in an aerial spectacle that features civil and historic aircraft, both vintage and
modern.

The following British Aircraft Manufacturers are expected to be represented:

Auster, Avro, Blackburn, British Aerospace, Britten-Norman, de Havilland, Eurofighter,
Folland, Gloster, Hawker, Hawker-Siddeley, Miles, Percival, Scottish Aviation,
Supermarine, Vickers and Westland.

Participation is subject to weather, serviceability and operational commitments.
Aircraft are not listed in order of appearance.
Aircraft/Team                                           Operator

British Transport Aircraft
Avro Anson                                              BAE Systems
de Havilland Rapide x2                                  Chewton Glen Aviation & D&M Miller
Vickers VC-10                                           101 Squadron, RAF Brize Norton
Britten-Norman Islander                                 Britten-Norman
British Aerospace 146                                   Titan Airways

British Sport Flying, Racing & Records

de Havilland Leopard Moth                               Martin & Kate Slack
Percival Mew Gull                                       Real Aeroplane Company
Percival Vega Gull (static)                             David Hulme
Miles Hawk Speed VI                                     Roger Mills
Enstrom Helicopter                                      Dennis Kenyon
Extra 330C                                              Mark Jefferies
Swift Glider, Twister & Pawnee tug                      Swift Display Team
Sukhoi Duo                                              The Matadors

British Combat Types
Gloster Gladiator (static)                             The Fighter Collection
Avro Lancaster, Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Hawker Hurricane                                       Historic Aircraft Collection
Supermarine Spitfire TIX                               Air Leasing
Supermarine Spitfire IX                                Old Flying Machine Company
Supermarine Spitfire V                                 The Fighter Collection
Supermarine Spitfire IX                                Spitfire Ltd
Westland Wasp                                          Kennet Aviation
Eurofighter Typhoon                                    29 Squadron RAF Coningsby




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British Trainers & Tourers

de Havilland DH60 Moth                     BAE Systems
de Havilland Hornet Moth                   D & M Miller
Blackburn B2                               BAe Systems
de Havilland Tiger Moth x 9                Tiger Nine Formation Team
de Havilland Chipmunk Trio                 Aircraft Restoration Co & I Higgins
Auster 5J1 Autocrat                        D & M Miller
Folland Gnat Pair                          Gnat Display Team
Scottish Aviation Bulldog (static)         Nick Davidson
BAE Systems Hawk T1 x2                     208 Squadron RAF Valley


US types which saw service with the RAF or Fleet Air Arm:

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress                B-17 Preservation
North American P-51 Mustang                Old Flying Machine Company
North American B-25 Mitchell               Aircraft Restoration Company
Consolidated PB5Y Catalina                 Plane Sailing
Goodyear FG1D Corsair                      The Fighter Collection
Gruuman F6F Hellcat                        The Fighter Collection
North American F-86 Sabre                  Golden Apple


Additional statics:

Percival Pembroke                          Percival Aircraft
Bolkow 117                                 East Anglian Air Ambulance
Pilatus PC12                               The Fighter Collection




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