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2003 Collection

Background image2003 Collection: Listowel Monorail

Listowel Monorail
The Lartigue monorail linking Listowel and Ballybunion is the worlds first commercially viable monorail, operating till 1924. It will be partly reconstructed in 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Stuffed Kittens Lunch

Stuffed Kittens Lunch
Stuffed animals sit around a tiny table eating and drinking at the Walter Potter Museum, Jamaica Inn, London, sadly sold off and disbanded in 2003. Date: 1960s

Background image2003 Collection: Calder Hall Power Stn

Calder Hall Power Stn
Calder Hall Nuclear Power Station, Cumbria, England, Britains first, it opened in 1956. The first in the world to produce electricity on a commercial scale. Closed 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Columbia Space Shuttle

Columbia Space Shuttle
The Columbia Space Shuttle (Orbiter Vehicle Designation OV 102). On its first flight in April 1981, it orbited the earth 36 times. Its last flight was in 2003. Date: photo 1983

Background image2003 Collection: National Gallery 1906

National Gallery 1906
The exterior of the National Gallery fronting onto Trafalgar Square, before the new works of 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Boeing EC-135K 59-1518

Boeing EC-135K 59-1518
United States Air Force - Boeing EC-135K 59-1518 (MSN 18006), at Davis-Monthan AFB for storage and disposal, on 25 April 2003. Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: VPM M-16 Tandem Trainer G-DBDB

VPM M-16 Tandem Trainer G-DBDB (msn PFA G/12-1239) Date: circa 2003

Background image2003 Collection: VPM M-16 Tandem Trainer G-DBDB

VPM M-16 Tandem Trainer G-DBDB (msn PFA G/12-1239) Date: circa 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Curtiss JN-4D Jenny G-ECAB

Curtiss JN-4D Jenny G-ECAB (msn 1917), at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 19 July 2003. Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Curtiss JN-4D Jenny G-ECAB

Curtiss JN-4D Jenny G-ECAB (msn 1917), at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 19 July 2003. Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Curtiss JN-4D Jenny G-ECAB

Curtiss JN-4D Jenny G-ECAB (msn 1917), at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 19 July 2003. Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Dornier Do-228-101 D-CALM

Dornier Do-228-101 D-CALM (msn 7051), of the Natural Environment Research Council, at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 19 July 2003. Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Lockheed Hercules C.1P XV181

Lockheed Hercules C.1P XV181
Royal Air Force - Lockheed C-130K Hercules C.1P XV181 (msn 4198, ex 65-13026), at RAF Waddington in June 1978. Used as test-bed for Allison GMA 2100 engine

Background image2003 Collection: Lockheed C-141B Starlifter 67-0021

Lockheed C-141B Starlifter 67-0021
United States Air Force - Lockheed C-141B-LM Starlifter 66-0136 (MSN 300-6272). of the 452nd AMW, based at March AFB, at RAF Mildenhall. Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 G-TDTW

McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 G-TDTW (msn 46983 / 252), of MyTravel.com Date: circa 2003

Background image2003 Collection: de Havilland Canada DHC-8-311 G-BRYJ

de Havilland Canada DHC-8-311 G-BRYJ (msn 319), of British Airways CitiExpress Date: circa 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Fairey Firefly AS Mk.5 WB271

Fairey Firefly AS Mk.5 WB271
Royal Navy Historic Flight - Fairey Firefly AS.5 WB271 - seen at Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose (WB271 tragically crashed with two fatalities at a Duxford airshow on 12 July 2003) Date: circa 1995

Background image2003 Collection: BAC 111-539GL One-Eleven ZH763

BAC 111-539GL One-Eleven ZH763
QinetiQ - BAC 111-539GL One-Eleven ZH763 (msn BAC.263, ex G-BGKE) Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: SIAI-Marchetti M.311 I-PATS

SIAI-Marchetti M.311 I-PATS (msn 201), at the Paris Air show in June 2003, with airshow serial '340'. Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Gloster Javelin FAW.9 XH903 'G'

Gloster Javelin FAW.9 XH903 'G' (msn S4/U/3361), at RAF Fairford for the Royal International Air Tattoo on 16 July 2003 Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Saunders-Roe SR.53 XD145

Saunders-Roe SR.53 XD145 (msn 1), at RAF Fairford for the Royal International Air Tattoo on 19 July 2003 Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Saunders-Roe SR.53 XD145

Saunders-Roe SR.53 XD145 (msn 1), at RAF Fairford for the Royal International Air Tattoo on 19 July 2003 Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Hawker Sea Hawk 8151M / A2661 / WV795

Hawker Sea Hawk 8151M / A2661 / WV795 (msn 6056), at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford 20 July 2003. Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Supermarine Scimitar F.1 XD332

Supermarine Scimitar F.1 XD332, at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford 20 July 2003. Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Khaki Chums Christmas Truce Cross, St Yvon, Belgium

Khaki Chums Christmas Truce Cross, St Yvon, Belgium
At Christmas 1914, over the 24th/25th December, a truce was held here between the 1st Battalion the Warwickshire Regiment and the 7th Bavarians in which Bruce Bairnsfaher took part

Background image2003 Collection: Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker 57-2589

Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker 57-2589
United States Air Force - Boeing KC-135A-BN Stratotanker 57-2589 (MSN 17725) 13 December 1958: First flight. 21 January 1959: 55th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, Offutt AFB, NE

Background image2003 Collection: United States Navy - McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom 155847

United States Navy - McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom 155847 (unit code AE, call-sign 110 ) of VF-41, embarked on USS Roosevelt

Background image2003 Collection: Convair JC-131B O-53-7791

Convair JC-131B O-53-7791 (MSN 243), (the letter O denotes Obsolete), modified as JC-131B test-bed. Assigned to Aeronautical Systems Division

Background image2003 Collection: North American TF-51D Mustang N20TF

North American TF-51D Mustang N20TF, at Duxford. Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S. 2B XX889 - T

Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S. 2B XX889 - T
Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.2B XX889 / T (msn B3-05-73), of the Blackburn Buccaneer Society, at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford 24 July 2003. Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Grumman G-164A Ag-Cat CS-APY

Grumman G-164A Ag-Cat CS-APY (msn 1238), of Agroar - Trabalhos Aereos, at Evora, Portugal. Date: circa 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Hawker Siddeley Gnat T. 1 G-MOUR - XR991

Hawker Siddeley Gnat T. 1 G-MOUR - XR991
Hawker Siddeley Gnat T.1 G-MOUR / XR991 (msn FL585). Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Hawker Siddeley Gnat T. 1 XR571

Hawker Siddeley Gnat T. 1 XR571
Hawker Siddeley Gnat T.1 XR571 (msn FL561). Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Hawker Siddeley Gnat T. 1 G-TIMM - XS111

Hawker Siddeley Gnat T. 1 G-TIMM - XS111
Hawker Siddeley Gnat T.1 G-TIMM / XS111 (msn FL.549), at RAF Fairford on 20 July 2003 for the Royal International Air Tattoo. (Real identity ex XP504, w/o 1 August 2015) Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Dornier Do-228 D-CALM

Dornier Do-228 D-CALM
Dornier Do-228-101 D-CALM (msn 7051), of the Natural Environment Research Council, at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford 24 July 2003. Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Aermacchi MB-339A MM54548

Aermacchi MB-339A MM54548
Aeronautica Militare - Aermacchi MB-339A MM54548 (msn 6769), at RAF Fairford on 19 July 2003 for the RIAT. (Aeronautica Militare - Italian Air Force) Date: 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Hurel-Dubois HD. 34 F-BHOO

Hurel-Dubois HD. 34 F-BHOO
Hurel-Dubois HD.34 F-BHOO (msn 01), one of eight operated by the Institut Geographique Nationale (IGN) from Creil. (later F-AZNH) Date: circa 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Transland Ag-2 N8330H and N8831H

Transland Ag-2 N8330H and N8831H
Transland Ag-2 N8830H and N8831H, 1st and 2nd prototypes. For some years after World War II the Transland Aircraft Company of Torrance, California, a division of Hi Shear Rivet Tool Co

Background image2003 Collection: Transland Ag-2 N8330H

Transland Ag-2 N8330H, the first prototype in flight. For some years after World War II the Transland Aircraft Company of Torrance, California, a division of Hi Shear Rivet Tool Co

Background image2003 Collection: Lockheed S-3A Viking 159387

Lockheed S-3A Viking 159387
United States Navy - Lockheed S-3A Viking 159387 (msn 394A-1023, unit code NS, call-sign 207'), of VS-29, at Naval Air Station North Island, in San Diego Bay

Background image2003 Collection: Airbus A320-214 G-OOAU

Airbus A320-214 G-OOAU (msn 1637), of Air 2000. Date: circa 2003

Background image2003 Collection: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 G-TAOS

McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 G-TAOS (msn 47832), of MyTravel Airways. Date: circa 2003

Background image2003 Collection: Barry White, record producer and singer-songwriter

Barry White, record producer and singer-songwriter
Barry Eugene White (1944-2003), American record producer and singer-songwriter. Date: circa 1980s

Background image2003 Collection: Walter Sisulu, South African anti-apartheid activist

Walter Sisulu, South African anti-apartheid activist
Walter Max Ulyate Sisulu (1912-2003), South African anti-apartheid activist and member of the African National Congress (ANC). Date: circa 1960s

Background image2003 Collection: Denis Thatcher, British businessman and PM's husband

Denis Thatcher, British businessman and PM's husband
Major Sir Denis Thatcher, 1st Baronet (1915-2003), British businessman, best known as the husband of Margaret Thatcher, nee Roberts, British Prime Minister from 1979 to 1990. Date: circa 1980s

Background image2003 Collection: Bill Morris, trade union leader, giving a speech

Bill Morris, trade union leader, giving a speech
Bill Morris (William Manuel Morris, Baron Morris of Handsworth, b 1938), trade union leader. He was General Secretary of the TGWU (Transport and General Workers Union) 1992-2003

Background image2003 Collection: Michael Meacher, British Labour politician

Michael Meacher, British Labour politician
Michael Hugh Meacher (b 1939), British Labour politician, served as Minister of State for the Environment 1997-2003. Seen here campaigning with others against the closure of the Peter Pan Ward in

Background image2003 Collection: Learjet 35A LJ-2

Learjet 35A LJ-2
Suomen ilmavoimat - Learjet 35A LJ-2 (msn 35-451), of TukiLLv, at RAF Fairford for the RIAT on 19 July 2003. (Suomen ilmavoimat - Finnish Air Force). Date: 2003



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