Church Fenton 1987, 50th Anniversary Airshow

Held on Sunday 14th June 1987. The programme this year was approximately 45 pages. Again, it cost 1. To see a scan of the original flying programme (thanks to Geoff Carter) click HERE.

Name Comment
1) Formation Jet Provost Flypast (x16) All CF based
2) Tornado Demonstration RAF Marham
3) "The Ultimate Pitts" Richard Goode
4) Sea King My 5 HMS Seahawk
5) Marlboro Aerobatic Team 2 x Pitts
6) Bulldog Aerobatic Display CFS, RAF Scampton
7) Sea Fury or Firefly RNHF, HMS Heron. Not sure which appeared
8) A-10 USAF, based at RAF Bentwaters
9) FW190 Rod Dean. 2/3 Scale Replica
10) Marlboro Extra 230
11) Vintage Stampe Brian Lecomber
12) Gazelle Demonstration RAF Shawbury
13) Bristol Blenheim British Aerial Museum, Duxford
14) F-15 (x2) Flypast USAF, based at RNLAF Soesterberg
15) Fokker Dr1 Triplane Robin Bowes
16) Sea Harrier Demonstration HMS Heron
17) Beaver, Gazelle, Lynx Demonstration Army Air Corps Centre
18) Mosquito British Aerospace, Broughton
19) BBMF Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane RAF Coningsby
20) Aplha Jet aerobatic display Cdt Baum, Belgian AF
21) Lynx Demonstration HMS Osprey
22) T67 M200 Firefly P. Clark, Slingsby Aviation
23) Gloster Gladiator The Shuttleworth Collection
24) The Sharks Helicopter Display Team HMS Seahawk
25) Hawk Demonstration RAF Valley
26) G-HUEY RAF Fairford (ex Argentine UH-1H)
27) Jet Provost Aerobatic Display RAF Cranwell (RAF JP Aerobatic champion 1987, F/O S. Chiddention, flying a T.5)
28) VC10 Demonstration RAF Brize Norton
29) Army Air Corps freefall parachute team Army Air Corps Centre
30) Harrier VTOL demonstration RAF Wittering, GR3
31) The Red Arrows RAF Scampton
32) Hot Air Balloon display and depart Miss P Watkins, Nationwide Building Society

The static display was, according to the programme, as follows:

        "Aircraft scheduled to appear in the static display include: from the Royal

             Navy the Sea Heron MkIV; from the Army, the Beaver, Lynx and Gazelle; from

             the RAF the Tornado, Buccanneer, Jet Provost and Chinook CH47 and a Harvard

             and a Hunter from the RAF at Boscombe Down. From the Canadian Armed Forces

             there's a CF-18, T-33 and a Dash 8; from the Royal Danish Air Force two

             F-16's; from the Royal Netherlands Air Force two Alouette III's and from

             the United States Air Force an A-10"