February 2017: English Electric Lightning T.4 – 32 photos

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Lightning T.4 – 01: EE Lightning T.4 XL628, the first prototype of the T.4 version.

Lightning T.4 – 02: EE Lightning T.4 XL629, the second prototype of the T.4 version.

Lightning T.4 – 03: EE Lightning T.4 XM968/Q of No. 92 Squadron.

  Lightning T.4 – 04: EE Lightning T.4 XM969 of No. 226 OCU.

Lightning T.4 – 05: Another view of EE Lightning T.4 XM969 of No. 226 OCU.

  Lightning T.4 – 06: EE Lightning T.4 XM970 of No. 226 OCU with No. 65 Squadron markings.

 Lightning T.4 – 07: EE Lightning T.4 XM970 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings.

Lightning T.4 – 08: EE Lightning T.4 XM970/G of Lightning Conversion Squadron (LCS) in 1962.

  Lightning T.4 – 09: EE Lightning T.4 XM971/K of Lightning Conversion Squadron (LCS) in 1962.

 Lightning T.4 – 10: EE Lightning T.4 XM971 of No. 226 OCU. This aircraft was lost in an accident on 2 January 1967.

Lightning T.4 – 11: Another view of EE Lightning T.4 XM971 of No. 226 OCU.

Lightning T.4 – 12: EE Lightning T.4 XM972/J of Lightning Conversion Squadron (LCS) in 1962.

Lightning T.4 – 13: EE Lightning T.4 XM972 of No. 226 OCU with No. 65 Squadron markings.

Lightning T.4 – 14: Another view of EE Lightning T.4 XM972 of No. 226 OCU with No. 65 Squadron markings.

Lightning T.4 – 15: EE Lightning T.4 XM973 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings.

  Lightning T.4 – 16: EE Lightning T.4 XM974 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings. It was lost in an accident on 14 December 1972 while serving with No. 226 OCU.

  Lightning T.4 – 17: EE Lightning T.4 XM974/T of No. 74 Squadron.

Lightning T.4 – 18: EE Lightning T.4 XM987 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings.

 Lightning T.4 – 19: EE Lightning T.4 XM988 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings. It was to be lost on 5 June 1973 in an accident while serving with No. 226 OCU.

  Lightning T.4 – 20: EE Lightning T.4 XM991/T of No. 92 Squadron.

 Lightning T.4 – 21: EE Lightning T.4 XM990 of No. 226 OCU in 1965 and was still serving this unit when it was lost in an accident on 19 September 1970.

 Lightning T.4 – 22: EE Lightning T.4 XM994 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings.

Lightning T.4 – 23: EE Lightning T.4 XM995/T of No. 92 Squadron.

    Lightning T.4 – 24: Another view of EE Lightning T.4 XM995/T of No. 92 Squadron, with new camouflage scheme.

Lightning T.4 – 25: Another view of EE Lightning T.4 XM995/T of No. 92 Squadron, but a variant on the nose markings (see photo 23)

 Lightning T.4 – 26: EE Lightning T.4 XM996 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings.

 Lightning T.4 – 27: EE Lightning T.4 XM996 of No. 226 OCU with No. 65 Squadron markings.

 Lightning T.4 – 28: EE Lightning T.4 XM996 of No. 226 OCU with the early markings.

 Lightning T.4 – 29: EE Lightning T.4 XM997 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings. It was the last T.4 built.

Lightning T.4 – 30: EE Lightning T.4 XM889/X of No. 56 Squadron. Would later be converted to Lightning T.54 for Saudi Arabia in 1966.

Lightning T.4 – 31: EE Lightning T.4 XM992/Z of No. 111 Squadron would be also converted to T.54 for Saudi Arabia in 1966.

Lightning T.4 – 32: EE Lightning T.4 XM993 of the Lighthning Conversion Squadron (LCS) in 1962.

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