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XB263 Beverley C1 of 47 Squadron RAF at North Weald 6th July 1960

XB263 Beverley C1 of 47 Squadron RAF at North Weald 6th July 1960 - Photograph by Robin A Walker - Beverley Album 1 © Caz Caswell 2010

Photographic Copyright Robin A Walker © 1960-2010

Picture Notes & Links
XB263 first flew on August 26th 1955, and appeared at the SBAC Show in September 1995. That same month (September) was transferred to the Abingdon wing, and after repairs for a bird strike, was issued to 30 Squadron, before completing its service career back with 47 Squadron at Abingdon.

Struck off on 30th January 1967 at Shawbury, and then sold as scrap to BKL Alloys in September 1967 and being broken up in May 1968.

For more information See: Beverley Main Album Notes:
30 Squadron     Abingdon Wing     47 Squadron     Mass Scrapping..

For more information onThe Blackburn Beverley See: Beverley Main Album Notes:
The Blackburn B-101 Beverley

Other sites on the Web of interest:
30 Squadron - MoD Site     RAF 30 Squadron - Wikipedia Entry

47 Squadron - MoD Site     RAF 47 Squadron - Special Forces Flight     RAF 47 Squadron - Wikipedia Entry

53 Squadron - MoD Site     RAF 53 Squadron - Wikipedia Entry

The Beverley Association   and   Blackburn Beverley - Wikipedia Entry

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