Aircraft Photo of G-BMPF | Edgley EA-7 Optica | Police | #30590
Registration / Serial:G-BMPF
Aircraft Original Type:Edgley EA-7 Optica
Aircraft Generic Type:Edgley EA-7 Optica
Aircraft Version:Edgley EA-7 Optica
C/n (msn):010
Operator / Titles:Police
City / Airport:FarnboroughMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGLF   IATA: FAB   Local: -   Other: -
Event:Farnborough International 1986
Photo Date:September 1986
Photo by:Mick Bajcar
Photo ID: 30590
Photo Comment

This was a strange aircraft type with a ducted fan pusher propellor. It was capable of very low speed flight and thus making it a considerably cheaper option to helicopters for surveillance work. This example was used by the Police in Northern Ireland

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