Phase One complete

So, with the Nimrod done, I can look back on almost two years of model making and the progress to date – plus plans for the rest of the project.

I now have one of each named type flown by 800NAS. I do have many variants as well, but not of each type and not including wing folds. However, in order of their accession in to the Squadron, the types are as follows.

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Hawker Nimrod II

Nimrod I: May 1933 – Jan 1939

Nimrod II: Apr 1935 – Jan 1939

 

 

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Hawker Osprey I

Osprey I: May 1933 – Aug 1939

Osprey IV: Apr 1935 – Aug 1939

 

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Miles Magister

Dec 1937 – Sep 1938

 

 

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Gloster Sea Gladiator

Sep 1938 – Feb 1939

 

 

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Blackburn Skua

Oct 1938 – Apr 1941

 

 

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Blackburn Roc

May 1939 – Nov 1939

 

 

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Fairey Fulmar I

Fulmar I: Apr 1941 – Nov 1941

Fulmar II: Jun 1941 – Jul 1942

 

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Hawker Sea Hurricane IIc

Sea Hurricane Ib: Jun 1942 – Oct 1942 Sea Hurricane IIb: Sep 1942 – Oct 1942 Sea Hurricane VII: Sep 1942 – Oct 1942 Sea Hurricane IIc: Oct 1942 – Nov 1943

 

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Grumman Hellcat I

Hellcat I: Jul 1943 – May 1945

Hellcat II: Oct 1944 – Nov 1945

 

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Supermarine Seafire FR.47

Seafire XV: Jul 1946 – Feb 1947    Seafire XVII: Jan 1947 – Apr 1949 Seafire FR.47: Apr 1949 – Nov 1950

 

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Supermarine Attacker FB.2

Attacker F.1: Aug 1951 – May 1952 Attacker FB.1: Feb 1952 – Jan 1953 Attacker FB.2: Sep 1952 – Jun 1954

 

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Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.4

Sea Hawk FB.3: Nov 1954 – Jul 1955 Sea Hawk FGA.4: Jun 1955 – Apr 1956 Sea Hawk FGA.6: Jun 1955 – Mar 1959

 

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Supermarine Scimitar F.1(K)

Scimitar F.1: Aug 1959 – Feb 1964 Scimitar F.1(K): Sep 1963 – Aug 1966

 

 

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Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.2C

Buccaneer S.1: Mar 1964 – Nov 1966 Buccaneer S.2: Sep 1966 – Feb 1972

 

 

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British Aerospace Sea Harrier FRS.1

Sea Harrier FRS.1: Mar 1980 – Apr 1995 Sea Harrier FA.2: Mar 1995 – Mar 2004

 

 

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British Aerospace Harrier GR.9A

Harrier GR.7: Mar 2006 – Mar 2009 Harrier T.10: Mar 2006 – Mar 2009 Harrier GR.9: Mar 2006 – Dec 2010

 

 

With eight more models to go, plus a few strategic replacements, perhaps the 800 Squadron Project will be complete by the end of 2020 – the 70th anniversary of the Squadron’s service in the Korean War.

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