Bristol Sycamore 4


This model is a version of Type 171 Sycamore



c/n 13384


Year 1956






Helicopter Bristol Sycamore 4 Serial 13384 Register XG544 used by Royal Air Force. Built 1956. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XG544
Royal Air Force
Built at Filton, dd 14 Dec 1956
275 Sq Feb 1957
72 Sq Oct 1961
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1972
united kingdom XG544
Royal Air Force
UK Aldergrove 118 Sq ( 27-oct-61 )
118 Sq 27 Oct 1961, to replace damaged XG521.
united kingdom XG544
Royal Air Force
Mombasa Flood Relief Operations
Temporarily withdrawn from 118 Sq in Northern Ireland via Odiham during Nov 1961, to join the Flood Relief effort in Kenya.
united kingdom XG544
Royal Air Force
MCS (Metro Comms Sq) Jan 1964
32 Sq Feb 1969 until Aug 1972 (last Sycamore in RAF Service).
XG544
Torbay Aircraft Museum
UK Barton Pines Torbay Aircraft Museum ( 11-aug-72 )
Flew into Barton Pines on 11 Aug 1972 as one of founding exhibits at the Torbay Aircraft Museum. Still there 1974, 1976, 1980. Sold 1988.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1988
XG544
UK Tremar Stored ( 1989 )
to Tremar by 1989, still 1994. Sold c Nov 2000.
XG544
If you think you saw this flying in the 1990s, it will very likely have been HB-RXB, painted as XG544.


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