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  • Bristol Sycamore 3


    This model is a version of Type 171 Sycamore



    c/n 12892


    Year 1951




    Helicopter Bristol Sycamore 3 Serial 12892 Register G-ALSX. Built 1951. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Bristol Sycamore 3 Serial 12892 Register G-ALSX. Built 1951. Aircraft history and location
    By Dave Taskis



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    G-ALSX

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    Built at Filton. Sea trials on HMS Triumph during 1952
    assisted in Dutch flood rescues 1953
    To Williamson Diamonds (Nairobi) as VR-TBS Feb 1958 shipped by Bristol Freighter, returned UK 1 Dec 1959
    G-ALSX March 1960 and used by Bristol in the Type 192 development programme
    G-48-1 for use in the wooden rotor blade clearance and evaluation
    wfu May 1969
    1969-07AEGBJ Exhibit Acquired May 1969 by the British Rotorcraft Collection, (The International Helicopter Museum), and loaned to Skyfame Museum as G-48/1 in Jul 1969.
    1978-02BEGSU Exhibit transferred to Imperial War Museum Duxford on 5 Feb 1978, when the Skyfame Museum collection was being dispersed.
    2015-07-12CEGFI Exhibit 12 at International Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare




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