VINCENT JONES COLLECTION
No. 7182. Gloster GA.5 Javelin F(AW).Mk.9 (XH897) Royal Air Force
Photograph from Aviation Photographs International

Gloster GA.5 Javelin F(AW).Mk.9

12/31/2007. Remarks by Johan Visschedijk: "Ordered under MoS Contract No. 6/Acft/11329, this aircraft was built by Armstrong Whitworth as an F(AW).Mk.7 and was delivered to the RAF on December 30, 1958. Later it was converted to F(AW).Mk.9 and thereafter it became a test, chase and calibration aircraft at the A&AEE at Boscombe Down, Wiltshire, UK. It made its last flight on January 24, 1975, when it flew into Duxford, where it is preserved by the Imperial War Museum."








Created December 31, 2007