Aircraft Photo of VT458 | Fairey Firefly AS5 | UK - Navy | #8496
Registration / Serial:VT458
Aircraft Original Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly AS5
C/n (msn):F8342
Operator Titles:UK - Navy
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:6 February 1950
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 8496
Photo Comment

The Firefly is undergoing an engine test at Ringway where it had been fitted with power folding wings. Ex 812 Squadron, it later served 817 Squadron before being retired in December 1954.

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