City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:SBAC Farnborough 1956
Photo Date:8 September 1956
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:8752
View count: 65
The prototype Fairey FD-2 using its "droop snoot" whilst landing after its display at the 1956 Farnborough air show. On March 10, 1956, this aircraft had broken the world's airspeed record at 1132 mph. Later converted to BAC-221 configuration with ogival wing planform for Concorde development work.
Registration / Serial:WG774
Aircraft Version:Fairey FD-2
Operator / Titles:Fairey Aviation
C/n (msn):F.9421
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)
Photo Date:8 September 1956
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact