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A Group Setup for Enthusiasts of the "The Mighty Hunter" The Hawker Siddeley Nimrod, XV232 being preserved at Coventry Airport (Baginton) We are usually available at Coventry most Saturdays from 10:30 AM if you want to visit us.
We've been to see this monument to aviation history several times now and each time the knowledge, enthusiasm and friendliness of the volunteers who look after the plane makes the experience really worthwhile. There is a tremendous amount of electronic monitoring equipment inside which never...More
Fantastic to see xv232 again after so many years - I had the privilege of being port beam and caterer for a very nearly 19 hour flight to the falklands in 1982!!! (206sqn, crew 5)
Thanks to the great team of enthusiasts who keep her...More
Looked after by a dedicated group who are very friendly and who really know their stuff, wonderful to see the mighty hunter still live, was lucky enough to be on board for an engine run - gave a great insight into the aircraft.
We went at the beggining of Dec for a birthday treat, interesting look around the Nimrod with access to all of it. Hubby was delighted to sit in the hot seat during the engine run, being an ex-Rolls engineer, he had a great time whilst...More
Really enjoyed my visit of XV232 with Gareth & his father, it was very informative & I learnt a few things I didn't know despite working on them a few years ago.
The aircraft is on great condition & the dedicated band of volunteers need...More
Based at Coventry Airport next to another sub-hunter, Shackleton WR963, the Nimrod is a very interesting aircraft, with a guided tour bringing out the background to its role as part of the RAF Maritime Patrol. The tour explains all sorts of details about the inner...More
If your ever in Baginton, drop in and have a guided tour of one of the remaining ex RAF Nimrod Maritime Patrol Aircraft. Ive been a couple of times and fully support what the group is doing!
You can have a guided tour of the...More