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  • Saunders Roe Saro P.531

    c/n s2/5312

    Year 1959

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


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    united kingdom 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.
    1960AHayes Conv Scout AH.1
    Westland Scout AH.1 Converted to pre-production Scout AH.1 at Hayes in .
    Westland Feb62-Oct68


    united kingdom Army Air Corps

    Reworked from P.531-2 to pre-production version Scout AH.1 (re-engined with Nimbus) at Hayes during 1960. For further information, see under Westland Scout.
    1974-07BEGVF Stored Stored at Fleetlands by Jul 1974
    1976-03CEGVPfrom Fleetlands to Middle Wallop by Mar 1976
    1979-09CEGVP G I Airframe to AETW Middle Wallop by Sep 1979 AETW


    oman Silāḥ al-Jaww as-Sulṭāniy ‘Umān

    preserved at Royal Air Force Oman Museum at Seeb

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