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    Gannet XL471

    I’m looking for any photos of Fairey Gannet AEW.3 XL471 either during its scrapping by Neil Moffat at Farnborough in the late eighties or the subsequent remains of it last seen in the scrapyard at Lichfield.
    This one by Brian Johnstone is the last one I have seen before it was broken up.

    Thanks in advance.



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    In service shot only I'm afraid.

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    Thanks. A late seventies colour shot of the port side might be helpful too!?



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    Brawdy in 1970, best I can do.
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    Which scrapyard, I'm only 20 min from Lichfield

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    Steve - thanks for that.

    Rob68 - I’m not entirely sure, although there can’t be too many possibilities. And as far as I’m aware it was just the fuselage that ended up there.



    Rob

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    Possibly the old scrappy that I think ,though I could be wrong disappeared when the Fradley site was redeveloped some time ago.

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    Can't even recall a scrap yard tbh

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    I saw it but it was a mangled heap nothing salvageable as I could not save one piece for a souvenire it did not last more than a few weeks. I did not take a picture.

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