RB199 engine now on display

Our third RB199 engine is now on display at SWAM, alongside ZA326. We hope that visitors will enjoy the opportunity of seeing it up close. This particular engine was first fitted …

She’s alive!

On February 7th 2020, ZA326 accepted AC ground power for the first time in over a decade. The team had previously attempted to apply ground power at Bruntingthorpe, without success. …

Spit and polish

After years of living outside, initially at MOD Boscombe Down and then Bruntingthorpe, ZA326’s paint had started to suffer. Now safely indoors at the South Wales Aviation Museum, John Wood …

Tornado ZA326

The Panavia Tornado Preservation Group are proud owners of ZA326, the world’s only Tornado GR.1P aircraft. ZA326 (cn 016/BT006/3008) was the eighth production Panavia Tornado, and one of the initial 23 …