An evening with Navy Wings

at RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset

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We’re working with Navy Wings at Yeovilton to offer an evening of all things Fleet Air Arm (FAA).

Under the Navy Wings banner sits the Royal Navy Historic Flight (RNHF), which boasts one of the world’s most extensive collections of airworthy naval aircraft, charting the history of the FAA from the introduction of the Fairey Swordfish in 1936, right through to 2006 and the retirement of the Sea Harrier FA.2.

A pair of Hawker Sea Furies, FB.11 VR930 and the recently restored T.20 VX281, will both be available for the event alongside Sea Vixen FAW.2 XP924 and Phantom FG.1 XV586, showing the development of naval fighter aircraft.

Alongside the Hawker pair will sit Fairey Swordfish with Mk.I W5856, the oldest surviving example of the type, and Mk.II LS326 taking centre stage.

Finally, flight training is respresented by AT-6D Texan G-KAMY and the RNHF's Chipmunk T.10. The latter aircraft is one of the flight’s lesser seen aircraft, being used in a training role for tailwheel conversion.

Please note that there will be no aircraft engine runs on the night.

Ticket information

You will require photographic identification on arrival at RNAS Yeovilton, along with your ticket. If you do not have photographic ID then we regret that you will not be permitted entry to the event.

Ticket sales closed at midday on Tuesday 24 October. To those that have booked, we'll see you at Yeovilton!

Participants

Participation by the following aircraft has been confirmed by the operator subject to weather, serviceability and operational commitments.

Registration Type Base
G-CVIX [XP924]
De Havilland Sea Vixen FAW.2
Yeovilton
G-KAMY [285068]
North American AT-6D Texan
Yeovilton
G-RNHF [VX281]
Hawker Sea Fury T.20S
Yeovilton
W5856
Fairey Swordfish I
Yeovilton
LS326
Fairey Swordfish II
Yeovilton
VR930
Hawker Sea Fury FB.11
Yeovilton
WK608
De Havilland Canada Chipmunk T.10
Yeovilton
XV586/R-010
McDonnell Douglas F-4K Phantom FG.1
Yeovilton