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City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:June 1957
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID:26237Submit Correction
View count: 537
This was the first of 40 Fireflies to be modded to U.9 drone standard by Fairey Aviation at Stockport and Ringway and was retained for tests. Later to 728B Squadron at Hal Far and shot down off Malta on 25 May 1960.
Registration / Serial:WB257
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly U9
C/n (msn):F8483
Operator Titles:UK - Navy
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:June 1957
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:June 1957
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID:26237Submit Correction
View count: 537
This was the first of 40 Fireflies to be modded to U.9 drone standard by Fairey Aviation at Stockport and Ringway and was retained for tests. Later to 728B Squadron at Hal Far and shot down off Malta on 25 May 1960.
Registration / Serial:WB257
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly U9
C/n (msn):F8483
Operator Titles:UK - Navy
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:June 1957
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:April 1956
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID:10207Submit Correction
View count: 342
This was the prototype Firefly conversion to U.9 drone standard. First flew at Ringway on 6 April 1956. To 728B Squadron at Hal Far, Malta. Shot down 25 May 1960.
Registration / Serial:WB257
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly U9
C/n (msn):F8483
Operator Titles:UK - Navy
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:April 1956
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:April 1956
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID:10207Submit Correction
View count: 342
This was the prototype Firefly conversion to U.9 drone standard. First flew at Ringway on 6 April 1956. To 728B Squadron at Hal Far, Malta. Shot down 25 May 1960.
Registration / Serial:WB257
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly U9
C/n (msn):F8483
Operator Titles:UK - Navy
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:April 1956
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:21 June 1959
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID:8753Submit Correction
View count: 319
One of 40 Firefly U9 drone conversions carried out at Fairey Aviation's Stockport and Ringway facilities. It is seen on a piloted test flight before delivery to 728B Squadron Fleet Air Arm at Hal Far, Malta, where it was lost on 25 August 1960. Yellow uppers and red undersurfaces.
Registration / Serial:WB410
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly U9
C/n (msn):F8607
Operator Titles:UK - Navy
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:21 June 1959
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:21 June 1959
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID:8753Submit Correction
View count: 319
One of 40 Firefly U9 drone conversions carried out at Fairey Aviation's Stockport and Ringway facilities. It is seen on a piloted test flight before delivery to 728B Squadron Fleet Air Arm at Hal Far, Malta, where it was lost on 25 August 1960. Yellow uppers and red undersurfaces.
Registration / Serial:WB410
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly U9
C/n (msn):F8607
Operator Titles:UK - Navy
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:21 June 1959
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield