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18th November 2011

The Hawker Sea Hawk parked in the grounds of Chilton Cantelo school

Chilton Cantelo School Sea Hawk WM983
Chilton Cantelo School Sea Hawk WM983

Sea Hawk WM983 in the grounds of Chilton Cantelo School circa 1988

Those of you who were at Chilton Cantelo School when this plane was parked on the lawns in 1988 or thereabouts would be interested to know that it’s now part of the Peter Vallance Collection at Gatwick Aviation Museum at Charlwood, Surrey. You can read all about its interesting history at http://www.gatwick-aviation-museum.co.uk/seahawk/seahawk.html.

It has now been repainted and has had various registrations including WM983, XE489, XE364, G-JETH, & FGA 6.

Photo taken by Neil C. Smith.

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