Fairey Ultralight

Ultralight helicopters

1955

1955





Designed against British Army specification HR.144T for an inexpensive, small helicopter.


Specifications

Engine: 1 x Safran (Turbomeca) Palouste
Capacity: 1 + 1
Length: (m) 4.57
Height: (m)
Blades: 2
Rotor diam.: (m) 8.53
Disc area: (m2) 57.2
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 290     Max: 817
Speed: (km/h)     Max: 153
Range: (km) 300
Ceiling: (m) 3109
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 405
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Organisations

From Organisation with model Ultralight
1954
united kingdom Fairey Aviation
    6 1954/59


Construction Numbers on database of Ultralight or its versions

6Ultralight




Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NBuilt asYearHistory
f.9423 1955 UK XJ924 : Initial prototype, ff 14 Aug 1955. Shown at Farnborough+
f.9424 1955 UK XJ928 : 2nd prototype, ff 20 Mar 1956, to G-AOUJ Aug 1956. Tria+
UK G-AOUJ International Helicopter Museu : recovered from scrap yard, stored Harlow. To Helicopter+
f.9425 1956 UK XJ930 : 3rd prototype
f.9426 1956 UK XJ936 : ff 24 Aug 1956; to G-AOUK, in attendance at Paris Air S+
f.9427 1957 UK unknown : First of two extra airframes, retained for ground reson+
f.9428 1957 UK G-APJJ : Trials with Royal Navy 1958, abandoned. To RAE Bedford+
UK G-APJJ Midland Air Museum : Preserved Midland Air Museum, Coventry, by Jul 1979 in +
6 C/N.

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