Aviation Photo #2092776: Fairey Gannet - Untitled


Photo 4,260 of 4,263 by Steve Brimley
  • R.A.Scholefield
    Untitled
    Fairey Gannet
    Fairey Gannet
    Fairey Gannet
    Fairey
    F8271
    VR557
    Wolverhampton (Pendeford)
    England
    United Kingdom
    May 16, 1953
  • 71

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#2092776
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April 15, 2012
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This was the second prototype Gannet anti-submarine aircraft designed to military specification GR.17/45. First flew 6 July 1950. At date of photo it was being used by Armstrong Siddeley Motors at Bitteswell in flight trials of the Double Mamba engine. Here one section is shut down as it shows off its weapons bay.
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