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Registration / Serial:G-AMGD
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota Mk.3
Operator / Titles:BEA - British European Airways
C/n (msn):9628
Aircraft Name:RMA George Brackley
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:14 September 1952
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:15463
View count: 52
Ex RAF FD906 and South African AF 6802. "RMA George Brackley" served BEA from October 1950 until April 1960. It is being loaded with Northern Ireland's night mail bound for Belfast (Nutts Corner) airport.
Registration / Serial:G-AMGD
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota Mk.3
Operator / Titles:BEA - British European Airways
C/n (msn):9628
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
Photo Date:14 September 1952
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
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 - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:14 September 1952
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:7626
View count: 51
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.
Registration / Serial:VG962
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly FR4
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):F7982
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
Photo Date:14 September 1952
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact