Fairey Rotodyne





c/n f.9429


Year 1957 Scr 1962






Helicopter Fairey Rotodyne Serial f.9429 Register XE521 used by Westland Fairey Aviation. Built 1957. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XE521
Fairey Aviation
built at Hayes, ff 6 Nov 1957. Project abandoned Feb 1962.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1962
united kingdom XE521
Fairey Aviation
BE Allée Verte ( jun-59 )
departed London Heathrow for Brussels Heliport, to collect Sabena executives, interested in operating the Rotodyne, and fly them to 23rd Paris Airshow at Le Bourget
united kingdom XE521
Westland
UK London Heliport Noise trials ( 03-mar-61 )
Conducted noise assessment trials at Battersea with two standard approaches and take offs.
XE521
UK Cranfield ( 1965 )
Some significant parts acquired by Cranfield, from 1965, still there by Mar 1978.
XE521
UK Weston-super-Mare Exhibit ( 1981 )
Some parts preserved at International Helicopter Museum, from 1981.


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