Aircraft Photo of WB781 | Blackburn B-54 YA7 | Blackburn Aircraft | AirHistory.net #9169
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:WB781
Aircraft Original Type:Blackburn B-54
Aircraft Generic Type:Blackburn B-54
Aircraft Version:Blackburn B-54 YA7
C/n (msn):5615
Operator / Titles:(Blackburn Aircraft)
Location
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
 
Photo Date:3 October 1949
Photo from:RAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 9169
Photo Comment

The first of three YA.7 prototype anti-submarine aircraft built in 1949/50. In flight over East Yorkshire from Blackburn's base at Brough near Hull. The Fairey Gannet won the Royal Navy contract and this aircraft was used by the RAE for equipment tests. Obtained from Blackburns 60 years ago.

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