14 results found
Registration / Serial:XA209
Aircraft Original Type:Short SB-6 Seamew
Aircraft Generic Type:Short SB-6 Seamew
Aircraft Version:Short SB-6 Seamew AS1
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:SBAC Farnborough 1953
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:47257
View count: 55
The prototype Seamew light anti-submarine aircraft displaying at the 1953 SBAC show. The fixed undercarriage and deck-landing hook are visible. The type did not go into squadron service.
Registration / Serial:XA209
Aircraft Version:Short SB-6 Seamew AS1
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:WK195
Aircraft Original Type:Supermarine Swift
Aircraft Generic Type:Supermarine Swift
Aircraft Version:Supermarine Swift F1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force / Vickers-Armstrong
C/n (msn):[ WK195 ]
City / Airport:Blackbushe (EGLK / BBS)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:23896
View count: 58
The second production Swift F.1 visiting Blackbushe during the Farnborough Airshow week. Later served the AAEE at Boscombe Down and RAE Thurleigh near Bedford. Retired from service on 25 April 1961.
Registration / Serial:WK195
Aircraft Version:Supermarine Swift F1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force / Vickers-Armstrong
C/n (msn):[ WK195 ]
City / Airport:Blackbushe (EGLK / BBS)
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:WB771
Aircraft Original Type:Handley Page HP-80 Victor
Aircraft Generic Type:Handley Page HP-80 Victor
Aircraft Version:Handley Page HP-80 Victor
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:SBAC Farnborough 1953
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:18265
View count: 108
The prototype Victor is watched closely by the 1953 SBAC show crowd as it lands after giving its display.
Registration / Serial:WB771
Aircraft Version:Handley Page HP-80 Victor
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:VW870
Aircraft Original Type:Westland Wyvern
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland Wyvern
Aircraft Version:Westland Wyvern TF2
Operator / Titles:(Westland Aircraft)
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:SBAC Farnborough 1953
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:14498
View count: 72
Westland Wyvern TF.2 landing at Farnborough after giving a display to the 1953 SBAC air show crowd.
Registration / Serial:VW870
Aircraft Version:Westland Wyvern TF2
Operator / Titles:(Westland Aircraft)
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:G-ALBO
Aircraft Original Type:Bristol 175 Britannia
Aircraft Generic Type:Bristol 175 Britannia
Aircraft Version:Bristol 175 Britannia 100
Operator / Titles:BOAC / Bristol Aeroplane Co
C/n (msn):12873
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:SBAC Farnborough 1953
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:13591
View count: 62
The prototype Britannia displaying at Farnborough in 1953 wearing the markings of BOAC. First flew 16 August 1952. To 7708M at RAF St Athan in October 1960 for ground instruction and scrapped there in June 1968.
Registration / Serial:G-ALBO
Aircraft Version:Bristol 175 Britannia 100
Operator / Titles:BOAC / Bristol Aeroplane Co
C/n (msn):12873
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:XF662
Aircraft Original Type:Bristol 170 Freighter
Aircraft Generic Type:Bristol 170 Freighter/Wayfarer
Aircraft Version:Bristol 170 Freighter Mk21
Operator / Titles:Silver City Airways
C/n (msn):12795
City / Airport:Blackbushe (EGLK / BBS)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:13408
View count: 72
Silver City's Freighter 21 has been partially repainted into RAF-style markings with serial XF662 and with G-AIME deleted from lower fin. This was necessary for flights to and through the Suez Canal Zone where only UK and French military aircraft were officially allowed at that time.
Registration / Serial:XF662
Aircraft Version:Bristol 170 Freighter Mk21
Operator / Titles:Silver City Airways
C/n (msn):12795
City / Airport:Blackbushe (EGLK / BBS)
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:G-AMJI
Aircraft Original Type:Bristol 173
Aircraft Generic Type:Bristol 173
Aircraft Version:Bristol 173 Mk2
Operator / Titles:BEA - British European Airways / Bristol Aeroplane Company
C/n (msn):12872
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:SBAC Farnborough 1953
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:11791
View count: 59
The second example built of the 13-passenger 2-crew transport helicopter powered by two Leonides Major piston engines. Painted in British European Airways markings for display at the 1953 Farnborough Air Show. Sometimes referred to as the "Rotocoach", the type did not enter commercial production.
Registration / Serial:G-AMJI
Aircraft Version:Bristol 173 Mk2
Operator / Titles:BEA - British European Airways / Bristol Aeroplane Company
C/n (msn):12872
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:G-ALUN
Aircraft Original Type:Saunders-Roe SR-45 Princess
Aircraft Generic Type:Saunders-Roe SR-45 Princess
Aircraft Version:Saunders-Roe SR-45 Princess
Operator / Titles:(Saunders-Roe)
C/n (msn):SR901
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:SBAC Farnborough 1953
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:11439
View count: 58
The sole Princess to fly makes a low flypast at the 1953 Farnborough SBAC air show. The 219 ft wingspan aircraft was powered by 10 Bristol Proteus turboprops, the inner eight being coupled in pairs.
Registration / Serial:G-ALUN
Aircraft Version:Saunders-Roe SR-45 Princess
Operator / Titles:(Saunders-Roe)
C/n (msn):SR901
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:G-ALUN
Aircraft Original Type:Saunders-Roe SR-45 Princess
Aircraft Generic Type:Saunders-Roe SR-45 Princess
Aircraft Version:Saunders-Roe SR-45 Princess
Operator / Titles:(Saunders-Roe)
C/n (msn):SR901
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:SBAC Farnborough 1953
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:11438
View count: 53
The only Princess to fly makes a low demonstration pass over the 1953 Farnborough SBAC Show crowds.
Registration / Serial:G-ALUN
Aircraft Version:Saunders-Roe SR-45 Princess
Operator / Titles:(Saunders-Roe)
C/n (msn):SR901
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:VX777
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 698 Vulcan
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 698 Vulcan
Aircraft Version:Avro 698 Vulcan
Operator / Titles:A.V. Roe (Avro)
C/n (msn):[ VX777 ]
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:SBAC Farnborough 1953
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:9402
View count: 52
Leads the Avro formation at the 1953 Farnborough Air Show with VX770 at the rear. The four surviving Avro 707 test aircraft act as escort to the two prototype bombers.
Registration / Serial:VX777
Aircraft Version:Avro 698 Vulcan
Operator / Titles:A.V. Roe (Avro)
C/n (msn):[ VX777 ]
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:7622
View count: 53
The sole Auster B4 Ambulance and light freighter. First flew as G-25-2, then to G-AMKL. Tested by the RAF as XA177 but no orders were placed and it was dismantled at the Rearsby factory in 1956.
Registration / Serial:XA177
Aircraft Version:Auster B-4
Operator / Titles:(Auster Aircraft)
C/n (msn):2983
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:WL796
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Version:Avro 696 Shackleton MR2
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):[ WL796 ]
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:7605
View count: 58
An Avro test crew demonstrates the Shackleton's single-engine flying abilities as it passes low over the 1953 SBAC Show crowd powered by the outer starboard Griffon alone - the others all being shut down and feathered. WL796 carries an air sea rescue lifeboat under its fuselage.
Registration / Serial:WL796
Aircraft Version:Avro 696 Shackleton MR2
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):[ WL796 ]
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:XF623
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47B Skytrain
Operator / Titles:(Silver City Airways)
C/n (msn):32943/16195
City / Airport:Blackbushe (EGLK / BBS)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:7597
View count: 49
Silver City Airways' Dakota G-AMYV temporarily masquerading in 'military' marks as 'RAF' XF623 for flights to the Suez Canal Zone, where civilian aircraft were not allowed by the Egyptians. The airline's titles have been deleted - but G-AMYV is still visible below the fin stripes. The a/c served SCA, and its Air Kruise associate, from 04.53 until 01.62.
Registration / Serial:XF623
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47B Skytrain
Operator / Titles:(Silver City Airways)
C/n (msn):32943/16195
City / Airport:Blackbushe (EGLK / BBS)
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:WB771
Aircraft Original Type:Handley Page HP-80 Victor
Aircraft Generic Type:Handley Page HP-80 Victor
Aircraft Version:Handley Page HP-80 Victor
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:7595
View count: 68
The prototype Victor first flew on 24.12.52 and is seen displaying at its first Farnborough SBAC show in September 1953, wearing its manufacturers two-tone colour scheme with no underwing roundels. WB771 lost its tailplane due to tail flutter on 14.07.54 and was destroyed in the ensuing fatal crash.
Registration / Serial:WB771
Aircraft Version:Handley Page HP-80 Victor
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Farnborough (EGLF / FAB)
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact