TONY BANHAM COLLECTION
No. 6229. British Aircraft Corporation Lightning F.Mk.53 (G-AWON c/n 95291)
Photographed at Farnborough, UK, September 1968, by Tony Banham

British Aircraft Corporation Lightning F.Mk.53

Built for the Saudi AF it was first flown with 'Class B' marking G-27-56 on June 11, 1968. At the Farnborough Air Show it was in the staic display sporting the civil registration; the Queen's Award can be seen on the nose. It was delivered to the Saudi AF in April 1969 serialed 53-686. In January 1986 it was returned to the UK with the RAF s/n ZF592 and was stored.

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