Church Fenton 1983

The 1983 show took place on Sunday 12th June. The programme was A5 size, 45 pages, black and white with colour 'graphic' covers. It cost 50p. To see a scan of the original flying programme (thanks to Geoff Carter) click HERE.

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Name Comments
1) The Marlboro Aerobatic Team 3 Pitts
2) Barratt Homes Agusta A109 Helicopter
3) Tornado demo GR1, RAF
4) Royal Jordanian Falcons 3 Pitts
5) Pacespirit Aerobatics Richard Goode
6) Wessex S.A.R. demo RAF Leconfield
7) Blackburn B2 demo never appeared
8) Gazelle Demo RAF
9) Jet Provost Solo Aerobatics T5, Church Fenton based aircraft
10) F1-11 USAF
11) Royal Jordanian Air Force F-5(E)
12) Yorkshire UAS Bulldogs (x4) Likely to be four of the aircraft which have just been retired from YUAS at RAF Church Fenton
13) The Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight
14) Fairchild Forwarder demo
15) Royal Navy Historic Flight Sea Fury FB11
16) Piston Provost Mike Crymble / "WW397"?
17) Buccanneer demo
18) Dunlop Pitts Aerobatics Brian Lecomber
19) Dominie
20) Royal Marines Freefall parachute team
21) Hawk Display RAF Valley
22) Slingsby Firefly Who'd have thought that 17 years later they'd be stationed here??!!
23) RAF Vintage Pair Gloster Meteor, De Havilland Vampire
24) The Red Arrows
25) Anglian Window Centres Balloon

Additional Items not listed in the offical programme:

USAF Starlifter did 2 passes, Brazilian Embraer combo flew past en-route from Paris, British Airways BAC1-11 display.

The static park is somewhat of a mystery to us in 1983, but the programme mentioned a Danish F-16, USN P-3C, and Nige can also remember a RJAF C-130