Real Aeroplane Company

Unofficial Museum Guide
 

Key Facts

Location:
Selby, North Yorkshire
SatNav: Region:
YO8 6DS Yorkshire
Country:
United Kingdom
Admission:
Membership
Category: Only Aviation:
Flying Yes
Aircraft Exhibits: Status:
circa. 63 Open

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What’s Here

Breighton is the home of The Real Aeroplane Company, which operates a number of vintage aircraft from this short grass airfield. A former WW2 Bomber base, the current Breighton airfield occupies just one edge of the former site. Roughly 40 privately-owned aircraft are based here.

Directions

Breighton can be found on the map located just north-west of Howden. At Breighton Aerodrome between Bubwith and Breighton, east of Selby.

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Visiting

Opening Hours:

Open weekends and Bank Holidays 10.30am to 4.00pm, Easter to October.

Admission:

Public admission is only via membership of the Museum Club. See official website for details.

Amenities:

Refreshments & Toilets in airfield clubhouse.

Bucker Bu 131 Jungmann G-BJAL Supermarine Spitfire PR.XI PL965
Side view of Aeronca 100 G-AEVS Bucker Bu 131 Jungmann G-TAFF

List of Aircraft Exhibits

Displayed I.D. Aircraft Type Real Identity Condition Status
51(red) Aero L-29 Delfin 491273/YL-PAG Complete Airworthy
G-AEVS Aeronca 100 G-AEVS Complete Airworthy
G-BPRX Aeronca Chief G-BPRX Complete Airworthy
G-BKFL Aerosport Scamp G-BKFL Complete Airworthy
G-BFXF Andreasson BA-4 G-BFXF Complete Airworthy
G-ABVE Arrow Active II G-ABVE Complete Airworthy
G-ANRP Auster 5 TW439 Complete Airworthy
TJ534 Auster AOP.5 G-AKSY Complete Airworthy
‘8110’ Avia FL.3 G-AGFT Complete Airworthy
G-BUTX Bucker Bu 133 Jungmeister G-BUTX Complete Airworthy
G-BJAL CASA 1-131E Jungmann G-BJAL Complete Airworthy
G-JWJW CASA 1-131E Jungmann E.3B-419/PH-MRK Complete Airworthy
G-TAFF CASA 1-131E Jungmann G-TAFF Complete Airworthy
G-BVXJ CASA 1-133 Jungmeister G-BVXJ Complete Airworthy
G-BRPF Cessna 120 G-BRPF Complete Airworthy
G-AVKG Cessna 172 G-AVKG Complete Airworthy
G-AYDV Coates Swalesong SA.2 G-AYDV Complete Airworthy
R5172 de Havilland D.H.82 Tiger Moth G-AOIS Complete Airworthy
WD390 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 G-BWNK Complete Airworthy
WG458 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 N458BG Complete Airworthy
WK638 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 G-BWJZ Complete Airworthy
G-BAAD Evans VP-1 G-BAAD Complete Airworthy
100502 Focke-Achgelis Fa 330A 100502 Complete Being Restored
G-BVGZ Fokker Dr.I Triplane G-BVGZ Reproduction Airworthy
G-BRSY Hatz CB-1 G-BRSY Complete Airworthy
G-BGWO Jodel D.112 G-BGWO Complete Airworthy
G-AVPM Jodel D.117 G-AVPM Complete Airworthy
G-DIZO Jodel D.120A G-DIZO Complete Airworthy
G-BVST Jodel D.120 G-BVST Complete Airworthy
G-ATLB Jodel DR.1050 G-ATLB Complete Airworthy
G-BGRI Jodel DR.1050 G-BGRI Complete Airworthy
G-AMAW Luton LA-4 Minor G-AMAW Complete Airworthy
‘F.50’ Mignet HM.14 Flying Flea ? Complete Not Airworthy
G-ADXS Mignet HM.14 Flying Flea G-ADXS Complete Airworthy
T9738 Miles Magister I G-AKAT Complete Airworthy
G-BLAI Monnet Sonerai G-BLAI Complete Airworthy
G-BVEA Mosler N-3 Pup G-BVEA Complete Airworthy
G-BVHS Murphy Rebel G-BVHS Complete Airworthy
52-8543 North American T-6J Harvard IV G-BUKY Complete Airworthy
111836 North American T-6C Harvard G-TSIX Complete Airworthy
G-AEXF Percival P.6 Mew Gull G-AEXF Complete Airworthy
G-BGAX Piper Cherokee G-BGAX Complete Airworthy
G-BSAX Piper J3C-65 Cub G-BSAX Complete Airworthy
’18-5395′ Piper L-18C Cub ? Complete Airworthy
G-CUBJ Piper PA-18 Super Cub G-CUBJ Complete Airworthy
G-MEGA Piper PA-28R Turbo Arrow G-MEGA Complete Airworthy
97+04 Putzer Elster B ? Complete Airworthy
G-MZBH Rans S6 Coyote 2 G-MZBH Complete Airworthy
G-MWRK Rans S6 Coyote 2 G-MWRK Complete Airworthy
XX698 Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 XX698 Complete Airworthy
G-BYLL Sequoia Falco G-BYLL Complete Airworthy
G-BJZN Slingsby T.67A G-BJZN Complete Airworthy
G-AOBG Somers Kendell SK-1 G-AOBG Complete Dismantled
Sopwith Pup ? Complete Being Restored
Sopwith Pup ? Complete Being Restored
G-MJLK Squires Dragonfly 250 G-MJLK Complete Airworthy
X4276 Supermarine Spitfire I X4276 Complete Being Restored
G-AKVO Taylorcraft BC-12D G-AKVO Complete Airworthy
G-AVKJ Tipsy Nipper G-AVKJ Complete Airworthy
G-MMUL Ward Elf G-MMUL Complete Airworthy
G-AXEI Ward Gnome G-AXEI Complete Not Airworthy
LY-AIE Yakovlev Yak-50 LV-AIE Complete Airworthy
G-MATE Zlin Z.50LX G-MATE Complete Airworthy

Some of the above are Breighton residents, and not owned by RAM.
Note: Benez-Mraz Sokol G-AIXN has moved to Barton Visitor Centre. Ryan ST-3R G-BYPY has moved to Duxford with TFC. Supermarine Spitfire PR.XI PL965 (G-MKXI) has moved to North Weald. Bucker Bu 131 Jungmann G-BUTA has been sold. Supermarine Spitfire I X4276 has been sold. Bu 131 A-50 (G-CBCE) has been sold in the USA. Buchon G-BWUE and Hurricane XII G-HURR have moved to Duxford. P-51D 472773/QP-M has moved to Germany.

More Information

The Real Aeroplane Company, The Aerodrome, Breighton, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 6DS. Tel: 01757 289065. Website: The Real Aeroplane Company

DHC-1 Chipmunk WD390 Hispano HA.1112 Buchon restoration
Slingsby T.67M Firefly G-BJZN Auster AOP.5 TW439
AT-6C Harvard 111836 Miles Magister T9738
Ryan ST G-BYPY was formerly F-AZEV Close up of nose art on the Ryan

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  1. An interesting mine of information. However, I’m sure the gate guardian L29 Delfin is NOT airworthy

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