Fairey Ultralight





c/n f.9424


Year 1955






Helicopter Fairey Ultralight Serial f.9424 Register G-AOUJ XJ928 used by Fairey Aviation. Built 1955. Aircraft history



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united kingdom XJ928
Fairey Aviation
2nd prototype, ff 20 Mar 1956, to G-AOUJ Aug 1956. Trials from deck of HMS Grenville during autumn 1957. Arctic trials in Canada 1958, displayed at SBAC Farnborough Airshow in 1958 in Royal Navy colour scheme. wfu Sep 1959, dismantled and stored at White Waltham by 1960. Sent for scrap 1969.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1969
G-AOUJ
International Helicopter Museu
UK Weston-super-Mare Exhibit ( may-79 )
recovered from scrap yard, stored Harlow. To Helicopter Museum May 1979 (for restoration), still here Dec 1993. Restored off site (it was at the Cotswold Aircraft Restoration Group at Innsworth, from Nov 1999, until at least Apr 2006) and returned to museum Nov 2010 but without rotorhead. On 15 Aug 2013, Vector Aerospace delivered a finned tail unit (not fitted at earliest stage of development) to the Museum.


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