In 2017 The Buccaneer Aviation Group (TBAG) agreed to return Shannon-based Atlantic AirVentures (AAV) Buccaneer S.2B XX897 to a live exhibit in return for her Spey engines and key spares.
XV897 Back to life
A video story of the return of XX897 to a working condition. Demonstrating key electrical and hydraulic systems brought back to a live condition along with the necessary ground equipment all provided by TBAG.
Photo story of the TBAG AAV expedition
A photo story of the return of XX897 to a working condition. This story covers preperation back in the UK as well as the key events to bring XX897 back to life.