Aircraft Photo of KK990 | Sikorsky R-4B Hoverfly MkI | UK - Air Force | #46650
Registration / Serial:KK990
Military Code:D
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-47
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-47/VS-316A/R-4 Hoverfly
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky R-4B Hoverfly MkI
C/n (msn):[ 43-46545 ]
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:October 1945
Photo from:RAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 46650
Photo Comment

R-4B Hoverfly I on loan to Fairey Aviation for development work for their helicopter designs. This made the first visit of a helicopter to Manchester Ringway, still wearing wartime camouflage and RAF code letter. Image obtained from Fairey's about 60 years ago.

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