Aircraft Photo of VX158 | Short SA-4 Sperrin | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net #26227
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VX158
Aircraft Original Type:Short SA-4 Sperrin
Aircraft Generic Type:Short SA-4 Sperrin
Aircraft Version:Short SA-4 Sperrin
C/n (msn):[ VX158 ]
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force / Short Brothers
Location
City / Airport:FarnboroughMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGLF   IATA: FAB   Local: -   Other: -
Event:SBAC Farnborough 1955
 
Photo Date:10 September 1955
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 26227
Photo Comment

The first of the two Sperrin test aircraft lands over the heads of the Farnborough SBAC show crowd after its display. Note unusual engine arrangement of two in each bay, one above the other. The lower port enlarged nacelle houses the powerful Gyron engine, which was being tested in the aircraft.

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