Saunders Roe saro p.531



c/n s2/5312


Year 1959






Helicopter Saunders Roe saro p.531 Serial s2/5312 Register 8040M G-APVM XR493 used by Silāḥ al-Jaww as-Sulṭāniy ‘Umān (Royal Air Force of Oman) Westland Army Air Corps (British Army). Built 1959. Aircraft history

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united kingdom G-APVM
Westland
P.531-2 built at Eastleigh as second tranche of prototype, with de Havilland Gnome H.1000 turbine derated to 685shp. ff 3 May 1960. Converted to pre-production Scout AH.1 at Hayes in 1960.
united kingdom XR493
Army Air Corps
Reworked from P.531-2 to pre-production version Scout AH.1 at Hayes during 1960. For further information, see under Westland Scout.
united kingdom G-APVM
Westland
Westland Feb62-Oct68
oman 8040M
Silāḥ al-Jaww as-Sulṭāniy ‘Umān
preserved at Royal Air Force Oman Museum at Seeb


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