Armstrong Whitworth AW660 Argosy E1, XR143 / 6798, Royal Air Force
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Construction Number: 6798
Code Number: 143
Military Unit: 115 squadron
Operator: Royal Air Force
Photographer: Chris England
Date Taken: 17/05/1972
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.