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Registration: XR143

Construction Number: 6798

Code Number: 143

Military Unit: 115 squadron

Model Armstrong Whitworth AW660 Argosy E1

Operator: Royal Air Force

Airport: RAF St Mawgan / Newquay (NQY / EGDG), UK - England

Photographer: Chris England

Date Taken: 17/05/1972

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The last Argosy to be delivered to the RAF. It also made the last operational RAF Argosy flight on 22-1-78, before being registered as G-BFVT on 29-7-78. It was subsequently flown to Lincoln, Nebraska, as a spares source for N1430Z. It is reportedly preserved at Mid America Air Museum, Sioux City, Iowa.

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