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TACR I

 

 

The TACR 1 was introduced in the mid 70ís to replace the ACRT and brought with it the transition from Dry Powder to Flouro-chemical  Foam in rapid intervention at aircraft crash fires.  Itís rear crew position caused a fair amount of controversy and was unpopular on many Units, especially desert Stations.

 

Chassis
 

Short wheelbase landrover

Engine
 

2.5 Ltr petrol

Tank Capacity

100 gallons of Water/Foam Liquid premix

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More TACR I's

 

 

30AG70 at Duxford

From Steve Greenaway

 

 

30AG45 restored at Cosford Air Show

From John Charles Leith

 

30AG53 at Odiham

From Steve Greenaway

 

30AG62 at Binbrook

From Fred Jiggins

 

30AG65  at Cosford  1986

From John Charles Leith

 

30AG45 restored at Yeovilton Air Show

From Mike Stone

30AG69 in original day-glow colour scheme with trailer at Bishops Court

From Wayne Gilmore

 

30AG69 in original day-glow colour scheme with trailer-pump at Bishops Court

From Wayne Gilmore

 

30AG70 in red

From Flashpoint archives

 

 

Ex Army FS 05FK87 lovingly restored by Ivan Symcox

From Ivan

 

 

30AG43 (now WWE160L) At St Mawgan

From Peter Mitrovich

 

 

30AG42 at Molesworth '80s

From Dave Keogh

 

 

RN TACR1 90RN67

From Steve Greenaway

 

30AG44 at St Athan

From Gordon Ayles

30AG76 at Honington

From Steve Pearson

 

30AG47 restored in The Shuttleworth Collection

From Ian Crabtree

 

30AG47 restored in The Shuttleworth Collection

From Ian Crabtree

 

Click below for details of TACR-1 locations, vehicle history and much more: