Surviving Aircraft

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 c/n 2108 Trident 1C G-ARPH  
  This aircraft was until recently well preserved at the RAF museum, Cosford and the sole preserved Trident 1C however it was scrapped in April 2006 as part of the disbandment of the BA collection there.  The cockpit will be taken to the museum at East Fortune, Scotland.


 c/n 2116 Trident 1C G-ARPO  
Used as a fire service trainer at Teesside airport, Papa Oscar is mostly complete but in poor condition.


Photo: Neil Lomax


 c/n 2117 Trident 1C G-ARPP

Formerly a fire trainer at Glasgow, 'PP was scrapped but the nose section preserved and eventually moved to this museum where it needs urgent attention and restoration.

Photo: via Andrew Lee


 c/n 2130 Trident 1E 50051  
Exhibited at Datangshan museum, China


Photo: Elliot Epstein


 c/n 2133 Trident 1E B-2207  
  Exhibited in Beijing, China




 c/n 2141 Trident 2E G-AVFB

Restored in 1990 by Duxford Aviation Society, the aircraft has a colourful history, having been rescued from Cyprus after the civil war in 1974 to return to the BA fleet. She is now painted in the original BEA red square livery and is on display at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambs.

Photo: Toby Vickers


 c/n 2144 Trident 2E G-AVFE  
Belfast (NI) fire trainer

Photo: Chris Patton


 c/n 2146 Trident 2E G-AVFG  

Front fuselage section used for fire service training at Manchester Airport.  Carries the unofficial registration "G-SMOKE".  This aircraft was previously used to film a crash scene for a British TV drama and had been at Heathrow largely intact since withdrawal in 1984.  It was infact the first aircraft to wear the BA Landor livery, although not in service.  Another claim to fame, it was used to deport Soviet spies, Peter and Helen Kroger in 1969.


 c/n 2147 Trident 2E G-AVFH  

Front fuselage section at the de Havilland museum, London Colney, Herts.


Photo: Neil Lomax


 c/n 2149 Trident 2E G-AVFJ  
Teesside fire trainer.  Front fuselage only, wings clipped just outboard of splitter plate.  Stood on main gear and palettes.


Photo: Neil Lomax


 c/n 2150 Trident 2E G-AVFK  
Fuselage painted turquoise and orange only, initially used for police training on Hounslow heath subsequently moved to one of more RAF stations, possibly currently at RAF Lyneham if still extant.


Photo: Jim Newton


 c/n 2152 Trident 2E G-AVFM  
  Ex-Bristol technical trainer, cockpit privately owned and being restored.  Located in Hampshire.



 c/n 2155 Trident 2E 5B-DAB  
  Damaged by Turkish Air Force F-100s in 1974 at Nicosia, the airframe is believed to still be at the airport which is now a military base.



 c/n 2158 Trident 2E B-2202  
  Stored in parts at Datangshan, China pending reassembly.



 c/n 2160 Trident 2E B-2219  
  Stored at Baiyun, China and used for apprentice training.



 c/n 2175 Trident 2E B-2204  
  Stored at Tianjin, China.



 c/n 2177 Trident 2E B-2216  
  Stored at Baiyun, China and used for apprentice training.



 c/n 2179 Trident 2E B-2217  
  Stored at Baiyun, China and used for apprentice training.



 c/n 2187 Trident 2E 50057  
  Preserved, Zhuhai, China.



 c/n 2188 Trident 2E 50055  
Stored at Datangshan museum, China


Photo: Elliot Epstein


 c/n 2310 Trident 3B-101 G-AWZI

Restored by the TPS, Zulu India's cockpit is owned by Andrew Lee and is on display at the FAST Museum, Farnborough, Hants.  The cockpit has been rewired, with several systems operable.

Photo: Andrew Lee


 c/n 2311 Trident 3B-101 G-AWZJ

Previously used as a fire trainer, when the aircraft was scrapped, the forward fuselage was donated to the Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum.

Photo: Ian Haskell





 c/n 2312 Trident 3B-101 G-AWZK  

Restored to original BEA specification, this aircraft is maintained by the TPS and located at the Manchester Airport Aviation Viewing Park.

Photo: Neil Lomax


 c/n 2314 Trident 3B-101 G-AWZM

In storage for the Science Museum (London) at Wroughton in Wiltshire, Zulu Mike is in the same condition as when she was delivered to the museum for safe keeping in 1985.  This storage facility for the museum house several interesting aircraft and is occasionally open to the public.

Photo: Ian Haskell



 c/n 2317 Trident 3B-101 G-AWZP  

On display at the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry, cockpit only.


Photo: Neil Lomax


 c/n 2319 Trident 3B-101 G-AWZS  
Teesside fire trainer in largely complete condition.


Photo: Neil Lomax


 c/n 2321 Trident 3B-101 G-AWZU  

Ex-Stansted ground trainer, nose to be restored.


Photo: Neil Lomax



 c/n 2327 Trident Super 3B 50059  
  Stored at Anshan, China.



 c/n 2328 Trident Super 3B 50058  
  Stored at Anshan, China.