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    Posted: 22 Jun 2009 at 10:28

Aircraft based at/operating from/visiting Hooton Park

 

 

Sopwith 5F1 Dolphin

C3915            (one of a batch of 500 (C3777-4276) built by Sopwith at Kingston).

C3997            (one of a batch of 500 (C3777-4276) built by Sopwith at Kingston).

C3998            (one of a batch of 500 (C3777-4276) built by Sopwith at Kingston).

C4011                        (one of a batch of 500 (C3777-4276) built by Sopwith at Kingston).

C4138            (one of a batch of 500 (C3777-4276) built by Sopwith at Kingston).

C4143                        (one of a batch of 500 (C3777-4276) built by Sopwith at Kingston).

C4233            (one of a batch of 500 (C3777-4276) built by Sopwith at Kingston).

C8127            (one of a batch of 200 (C8001-8200) built by The Darracq Motor Engineering Company Ltd).

D3670            (one of a batch of 200 (D3576-3775) built by Sopwith at Kingston).

D3698            (one of a batch of 200 (D3576-3775) built by Sopwith at Kingston).

E4505            (one of batch of 200 (E4424-4623) built by Sopwith at Kingston) (Marked ‘V’).

 

 

Sopwith Pup

A6166

A6203

A6238

B1742            (one of a batch of 150 (B1701-1850) built by the Standard Motor Company, Coventry).

B1743

B1850

B4159

B5921

 

B5972            (one of a batch of 250 (B5901-6150) built by the Standard Motor Company, Coventry).

B6035

B6036

B6039

B6085

B6089

B6090

B6091

B6092

B6146

B6147

B6148            (one of a batch of 250 (B5901-6150) built by the Standard Motor Company, Coventry).

B6150

B7513            (one of a batch of 100 (B7481-7580) aircraft built by Whitehead Aircraft).

 

 

 

C202

C203

C204

C206

C207

C216

C219

C222

C224

C225

C227

C228

C230

C231

C234

C272

C275

D4011

D4012

D4016

D4109

D4111

D4159

D4139            (assembled from a batch of 200 Pups (D4011-4210) delivered as spares from Whitehead Aircraft).

D4158            (assembled from a batch of 200 Pups (D4011-4210) delivered as spares from Whitehead Aircraft).

D4159            (assembled from a batch of 200 Pups (D4011-4210) delivered as spares from Whitehead Aircraft).

 

 

Sopwith F1 Camel

C8                   (one of a batch of 200 (C1-200) built by the Nieuport and General Aircraft Co. Ltd., 57 of which were converted to 2-seaters). (Served with 4TDS 21.2.1918=8.4.1918; previously used as personal aircraft of Lt Colonel E L Conran MC at 10TS, and painted white overall).

 

 

Maurice Farman MF11 Shorthorn

A6900            (one of a batch of 100 aircraft (A6801-6900) built by the Aircraft Manufacturing Company at Hendon).

 

 

Bristol F2B Fighter

E2313            (one of a batch of 250 (E1901-2150) ordered from Armstrong Whitworth with Sunbeam Arab engines).

 

Avro 504

B3278            (one of a batch of 50 ‘A’ sub-types (B3251-3300) built by The Humber Motor Company, Coventry).

B8604            (one of a batch of 200 ‘A’, ‘J’ and ‘K’ sub-types (B8581-8780) built by Parnall).

D168              (one of a batch of 200 ‘J’ and ‘K’ sub-types (D1-200) built by A V Roe at Newton Heath, Manchester).

D7059            (one of a batch of 200 ‘K’ sub-types (D7051-7200) built by Hewlett and Blondeau, Leagrave, Luton).

D7562            (one of a batch of 300 ‘J’ and ‘K’ sub-types (D7501-7800) built by

A V Roe at Newton Heath, Manchester).

E2932            (one of a batch of 150 ‘K’ sub-types (E2901-3050) built by Morgan & Co).

 

 

Air-Co DH 10 Amiens

F352               (one of a batch of 200 (F351-550) ordered from National Aircraft Factory No. 2 at Heaton Chapel near Stockport). (Crashed 18.2.1919 at Alexandra Park (?) before delivery to RAF. Flight Sergeants Moss and Ballard, the pilots, were both injured. Flt Sgt Moss later lived in Manchester area. Assume that test flight(s) were made to Hooton).

 

 

Vickers FB16D

A8963            (prototype built by Vickers at Bexley as a FB16A and later modified to a FB16D. This aircraft was painted red and usually based at Joyce Green. Captain J T B McCudden often flew this aircraft, and used it for a visit to Hooton Park in May 1918).

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