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  1. Skua

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    I do of course know the types of aircraft presented here, but I need some help finding out the exact sub-type.
     
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    Thanks! :)

    I knew the Lightning was not of an early mark because of the tail, but had no idea beyond that.
     
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    The Harrier is a GR Mk.3, and the Museum looks like Elvington...
     
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    The Yorkshire Air Museum or something, but that is in Elvington isn't it?
     
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    Yes, one and the same.

    here are my pictures from last year.
     
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    Nice! :)

    I don't think the Tornados were there when I was there, and I'm pretty sure the Gannet wasn't.

    But I do actually remember the toilet paper poster. ONE paper PER sitting, ONE sitting PER day. That was when I realised that I could never have been a pilot in WWII. :eek:
     
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    They had a Javelin there by the way. It didn't look completely restored, do you know if it's still there or what condition it is in now?
     
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    I didn't see it when I was there, otherwise I would have photographed it - I love the Javelin!
     
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    You like the Javelin?
    The only aircraft in history to go slower when fitted with an afterburner... :grin:
     
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    I'll qualify that - I love the looks of the Javelin. I admit to being largely ignorant of its performance.
     
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    I'm with Ricky, who cares about performance? The Javelin is just ... something else. :grin:
     
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    The Lightning was one sweet ride
     
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    Please, please tell me you meant that metaphorically.
    If you've actually flown in one I may have to come over there and kill you out of jealousy... :grin:
     

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