1987 – SSAFA Display
1987 – SSAFA Display

1987 – SSAFA Display

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.

1) Formation Jet Provost Flypast (x16)All CF based
2) Tornado DemonstrationRAF Marham
3) “The Ultimate Pitts”Richard Goode
4) Sea King My 5HMS Seahawk
5) Marlboro Aerobatic Team2 x Pitts
6) Bulldog Aerobatic DisplayCFS, RAF Scampton
7) Sea Fury or FireflyRNHF, HMS Heron. Not sure which appeared
8) A-10USAF, based at RAF Bentwaters
9) FW190Rod Dean. 2/3 Scale Replica
10) Marlboro Extra 230
11) Vintage StampeBrian Lecomber
12) Gazelle DemonstrationRAF Shawbury
13) Bristol BlenheimBritish Aerial Museum, Duxford
14) F-15 (x2) FlypastUSAF, based at RNLAF Soesterberg
15) Fokker Dr1 TriplaneRobin Bowes
16) Sea Harrier DemonstrationHMS Heron
17) Beaver, Gazelle, Lynx DemonstrationArmy Air Corps Centre
18) MosquitoBritish Aerospace, Broughton
19) BBMF Lancaster, Spitfire, HurricaneRAF Coningsby
20) Aplha Jet aerobatic displayCdt Baum, Belgian AF
21) Lynx DemonstrationHMS Osprey
22) T67 M200 FireflyP. Clark, Slingsby Aviation
23) Gloster GladiatorThe Shuttleworth Collection
24) The Sharks Helicopter Display TeamHMS Seahawk
25) Hawk DemonstrationRAF Valley
26) G-HUEYRAF Fairford (ex Argentine UH-1H)
27) Jet Provost Aerobatic DisplayRAF Cranwell (RAF JP Aerobatic champion 1987, F/O S. Chiddention, flying a T.5)
28) VC10 DemonstrationRAF Brize Norton
29) Army Air Corps freefall parachute teamArmy Air Corps Centre
30) Harrier VTOL demonstrationRAF Wittering, GR3
31) The Red ArrowsRAF Scampton
32) Hot Air Balloon display and departMiss 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″