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Mildenhall 1956

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Date: 19 May 1956

Made by: H.J. Curtis, 'Mildenhall Air Shows, 1956-1987' by Merv Hambling


43-49784 Douglas C-47D 				Mildenhall Base Flight
47-067   NA B-45A-5-NA Tornado 			85 BS/47 BW, Sculthorpe
49-070   Grumman SA-16A-GR Albatross 		582 ARS, Molesworth
51-7059  Boeing B-47E-71-BW 			97 BW, Biggs AFB (blue fin band)
51-8258  Fairchild C-119C-75-FA Flying Boxcar 	47 BW, Sculthorpe
52-2682  Boeing KC-97G 				(on TDY from Greenham Common)
52-4216  NA F-86D-50-NA Sabre 			406 FIW
53-4964  Lockheed T-33A-1-LO 			7100 ABS, Wiesbaden
VF526    Auster AOP.6 				664 Sqn RAuxAF, Hucknall
WD487/N  HP Hastings C.2 			1312 Flight, Abingdon
WF408/R  Vickers Varsity T.1 			2 ANS, Thorney Island
WK635/D  DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 			Nottingham UAS, Hucknall
WP120/S  Hawker Hunter F.5 			56 Sqn, Waterbeach
WT490    EE Canberra T.4 			Honington SF
WW420/PA Percival Provost T.1 			3 FTS, Feltwell
WX913/F  DH Venom NF.3 				125 Sqn, Stradishall
XD511    DH Vampire T.11 			5 FTS, Oakington

Also present:
TX173    Avro Anson C.19 			3 Group Comms. Flt.
VR253    Percival Prentice T.1 			Oakington Stn. Flt.

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