No. 7622. British Aircraft Corporation Lightning F.Mk.6 (XS904 c/n 95250) Royal Air Force
Photographed at Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome, Leicestershire, UK, July 16, 2009, by Steven Howe

British Aircraft Corporation Lightning F.Mk.6

01/31/2010.First flown on April 26, 1966, XS904 was assigned to RAF No. 11 Squadron. Withdrawn from service it was flown by British Aerospace in support of the Tornado F3 Radar Development trials. After retirement in late 1992 it was acquired by the Lightning Preservation Group at Bruntingthorpe. Arriving there on January 21, 1993, the aircraft is preserved for high-speed taxi runs on several occasions a year. View also this photo taken at Bruntingthorpe August 28, 2011.

Created March 31, 2008