Aircraft Photo of VG962 | Fairey Firefly FR4 | UK - Navy |
Registration / Serial:VG962
Aircraft Original Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly FR4
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):F7982
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:14 September 1952
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 7626
Photo Comment

This Firefly FR.4 is having a full throttle test of its Griffon engine, whilst the Fairey engineer stands by with no ear protection - typical of the era! VG962 was then modified at Ringway as a TT.4 target tug, making its first flight as such on 20.10.52.

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