City / Airport:Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)Map
Country:Finland
Collection:Suomen Ilmailumuseo
Photo Date:13 November 2020
Photo by:Juhani SipiläContact
Photo ID:302434Submit Correction
View count: 34
Valmet developed all-metal Vihuri at the beginning of the 1950s to substitute VL Pyry advanced trainers. A total of 51 Vihuris were produced 1951-1957. It was the main advanced trainer and the most flown type during the 1950s. It was involved in a number of accidents. That led to a press campaign which quickened its withdrawal from service in 1959. Most of the Vihuris were scrapped in 1960. The cabin part of the VH-25 was found from a scrap yard in Helsinki at the beginning of the 1970s. (Ilmailumuseot.fi - Aviationmuseums.fi) [Nikon D750 + Tamron SP 24-70mm/2,8G VC]
Registration / Serial:VH-25
Aircraft Version:Valmet Vihuri II
C/n (msn):VH-25
Operator / Titles:Finland - Air Force
City / Airport:Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)Map
Country:Finland
Photo Date:13 November 2020
Photo by:Juhani SipiläContact
City / Airport:Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)Map
Country:Finland
Collection:Suomen Ilmailumuseo
Photo Date:13 November 2020
Photo by:Juhani SipiläContact
Photo ID:302434Submit Correction
View count: 34
Valmet developed all-metal Vihuri at the beginning of the 1950s to substitute VL Pyry advanced trainers. A total of 51 Vihuris were produced 1951-1957. It was the main advanced trainer and the most flown type during the 1950s. It was involved in a number of accidents. That led to a press campaign which quickened its withdrawal from service in 1959. Most of the Vihuris were scrapped in 1960. The cabin part of the VH-25 was found from a scrap yard in Helsinki at the beginning of the 1970s. (Ilmailumuseot.fi - Aviationmuseums.fi) [Nikon D750 + Tamron SP 24-70mm/2,8G VC]
Registration / Serial:VH-25
Aircraft Version:Valmet Vihuri II
C/n (msn):VH-25
Operator / Titles:Finland - Air Force
City / Airport:Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)Map
Country:Finland
Photo Date:13 November 2020
Photo by:Juhani SipiläContact