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Saunders Roe saro p.531



c/n s2/5311


Year 1959






Helicopter Saunders Roe saro p.531 Serial s2/5311 Register G-APVL XP166 ZK-HJG used by Westland Army Air Corps (British Army). Built 1959. Aircraft history




  • Saunders Roe saro p.531 c/n s2/5311
  • Saunders Roe saro p.531 c/n s2/5311


History Help Us

ID
united kingdom G-APVL
Westland
P.531-2 as second tranche of prototype, with 1050shp Bristol Siddeley Nimbus engine derated to 635shp. ff 9 Aug 1959. To UK Army Air Corps for trials.
united kingdom XP166
Army Air Corps
AAC Scout AH.1 prototype
1960 reworked from P.531-2 to pre-production version of Scout AH.1
For further information, see under Westland Scout.
united kingdom XP166
Army Air Corps
UK Farnborough ( 20-sep-68 )
1968 Displayed at Farnborough Airshow
united kingdom XP166
Army Air Corps
26feb75 damaged hit by flying wooden debris at Farnborough Hants
G-APVL
Aug02-Aug10 2 private owners
11jul09 (pic1) at RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2009. Note the lack of a full width tailplane beneath the rear fuselage and the odd, box-like structure under the nose, distinguishing it from the main production runs Scout AH.1
ZK-HJG
private at Wanaka, New Zealand from 17feb11
13may11 change of Paint Scheme
ZK-HJG
NZ Wanaka ( 27-mar-16 )
27mar16 (pic2) at Wings Over Wanaka


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