Prototype aircraft originally built with the straight leading edge wing, later modified to incorporate the Mk 1 "kinked" wing to resolve a high speed buffeting problem. Permission & Copyright Harry Longden.
Seen here on completion at the Percival factory at Luton Airport; First registered 1937; registered OO-ANC 1939; Requisitioned by the Belgian Government 19th September, 1939 during the "Drôle de Guerre" ("Phoney War"); destroyed at Beauvechain airfield on the 11th of May 1940 by the Luftwaffe. Permission & Copyright Keith Dillingham.
The P.50 Prince 1, with its distinctive vertical windscreen, was a prototype based on the Merganser with modified fin and undercarriage and two 520 hp Alvis Leonides 501/4 engines; only one was built. Permission & Copyright Dan Lewis.