CENTENARY ANSON

AN AVRO XIX HAS BEEN GIVEN A NEW MILITARY IDENTITY TO COINCIDE WITH THE RAF’S CENTENARY COMMEMORATIONS. DARREN HARBAR TELLS ALL.

The aircraft has been repainted to represent TX176.
The BAE Systems Heritage Flight Avro airborne over Bedfordshire in May.
Avro XIX G-AHKX on the grass at Old Warden, Bedfordshire.

Numerous aircraft are flying in special markings this year to celebrate the RAF’s 100th ‘birthday’. A handful have also been fully repainted to mark this important anniversary.

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