Aircraft Photo of BAPC.7 | Southampton University Man-Powered Aircraft | AirHistory.net #495457
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:BAPC.7
Aircraft Original Type:Southampton University Man-Powered Aircraft
Aircraft Generic Type:Southampton University Man-Powered Aircraft
Aircraft Version:Southampton University Man-Powered Aircraft
C/n (msn):
Location
City / Airport:Old WardenMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGTH   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:Shuttleworth Collection
Event:Shuttleworth Military Pageant 1972
 
Photo Date:30 July 1972
Photo by:Terry Dann
Photo ID: 495457
Photo Comment

The SUMPAC, the world's first human-powered aircraft. Built in 1961 by aeronautical engineering students at Southampton University to compete for the Kremer Prize. It was successfully flown by Derek Piggot on 9th November 1961. Allocated BAPC.7 by the British Aircraft Preservation Council after its formation in 1967. On loan to the Shuttleworth Collection here, it was transferred to Solent Sky in 1984 where it remains in 2022.

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