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City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:June 1957
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:26237Submit Correction
View count: 336
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.ScholefieldContact
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:June 1957
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:26237Submit Correction
View count: 336
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.ScholefieldContact
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:April 1956
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:10207Submit Correction
View count: 219
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.ScholefieldContact
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:April 1956
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:10207Submit Correction
View count: 219
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.ScholefieldContact