Aircraft Photo of WB410 | Fairey Firefly U9 | UK - Navy | #8753
Registration / Serial:WB410
Aircraft Original Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly U9
C/n (msn):F8607
Operator Titles:UK - Navy
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:21 June 1959
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 8753
Photo Comment

One of 40 Firefly U9 drone conversions carried out at Fairey Aviation's Stockport and Ringway facilities. It is seen on a piloted test flight before delivery to 728B Squadron Fleet Air Arm at Hal Far, Malta, where it was lost on 25 August 1960. Yellow uppers and red undersurfaces.

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