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Photographs taken at this important Air Museum a few miles from York, North Yorkshire. For more details see Military Museums

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This Buccaneer 'XX901' served with the RAF in the 1st Gulf War, 1991, and is pictured here in those colours.
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York, England. Easter 2003

An unusual prototype of this British battle tank of the 1960's mounting a 120mm gun
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York, England. Easter 2003

The original control tower of the former RAF Bomber Command airfield at Elvington, near York. It has been restored to it's original condition as it would have been during World War 2 when this base was home to 77 Sqn of No. 4 Group RAF which flew Han...
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York, England. Easter 2003

This Lightning, 'XS903' was built in 1966 and flew with No. 5 Sqn at RAF Binbrook and Akrotiri, Cyprus and with 11 Sqn at Coningsby until 1987.
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York, England. Easter 2003

The Hurricane went into service with the RAF in 1937 and proved to be an excellent all-round fighter-interceptor, particularly in the Battle of Britain during which it claimed 80% of the RAF's kills. This replica Hurricane painted in the colours of '...
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York, England. Easter 2003

The Hurricane went into service with the RAF in 1937 and proved to be an excellent all-round fighter-interceptor, particularly in the Battle of Britain during which it claimed 80% of the RAF's kills. This replica Hurricane painted in the colours of '...
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York, England. Easter 2003

This 2-seat low-level strike aircraft 'XN974' was the first production S2 and made its maiden flight on 5th June 1964. It served with the Fleet Air Arm on board the carrier HMS Eagle, then became an avionics development aircraft with British Aerospac...
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York, England. Easter 2003

This 2-seat low-level strike aircraft 'XN974' was the first production S2 and made its maiden flight on 5th June 1964. It served with the Fleet Air Arm on board the carrier HMS Eagle, then became an avionics development aircraft with British Aerospac...
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York, England. Easter 2003

One of the finest combat aircraft in service during the second world war, the Spitfire entered service in June 1938. This replica is painted in the colours of 'R6690' of No. 609 (West Riding) Squadron and serves as a monument to that squadron. The or...
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York, England. Easter 2003

One of the finest combat aircraft in service during the second world war, the Spitfire entered service in June 1938. This replica is painted in the colours of 'R6690' of No. 609 (West Riding) Squadron and serves as a monument to that squadron. The or...
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York, England. Easter 2003

Actually a re-design from the original B2 bomber of the 1960's, this K2 designed in 1971 is an in-flight refueling tanker and has prolonged the service of this marque into the 1990's. This actual aircraft "Lusty Lindy" preserved at the Yorkshire Air ...
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York, England. Easter 2003