CENTENARY ANSON

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

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The aircraft has been repainted to represent TX176.
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The BAE Systems Heritage Flight Avro airborne over Bedfordshire in May.
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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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