Royal New Zealand Air Force T-6 Texan II aircraft make stop at Stansted

Some quite rare and interesting visitors at Stansted airport.

Two Royal New Zealand Air Force T-6 Texan II aircraft, NZ1401/01 (N2824B) and NZ1402/02 (N2826) believed to be destined to 42 Sqd/Central Flying School at RNZAF Base Ohakea made a stopover into Stansted airport on the afternoon of Aug. 2.

The aircraft came from Keflavik and were on their delivery flight to the RNZAF.


Image credit: Tony Lovelock


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