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Royal Air Force Aircraft



The RAF operates a wide variety of aircraft at bases throughout the UK. Including aircraft used in the training roles such as the Tutor, Firefly, Tucano, Dominie and King Air. Fast jets, the Hawk, Harrier, Tornado and Typhoon and transport aircraft such as Hercules, VC10, Tristar and C-17 Globemaster. Finally reconnaissance aircraft including the Nimrod, Sentinel and E-3 Sentry. Some older aircraft are used as engineering airframes, including the Jaguar and the Jet Provost.


Harrier & Hawk

Harrier Jump Jet ZD437 at RAF Coltishall Last Enthusiasts Day
BAE Hawk

Hercules & Nimrod

Lockheed C-130 Hercules at Mach Loop in North Wales
Hawker Siddeley Nimrod MR2 (801) 8030 XV255

Shackleton & Tornado

Avro Shackleton AEW.2 WL790 (cn R3/696/239009)
Panavia Tornado