Bristol Sycamore 4


This model is a version of Type 171 Sycamore



c/n 13377


Year 1955 to 1962






Helicopter Bristol Sycamore 4 Serial 13377 Register XG523 used by Royal Air Force. Built 1955. Aircraft history






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Royal Air Force
HR.14 built at Filton. Del RAF Dec 1955.
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Royal Air Force
EG Port Said Port Said assault ( 06-nov-56 )
Operation Musketeer
JEHU by Jan 1956
JHU / 5, participated in Suez action Nov 1956 initially by landing elements of 45 Commando in Port Said from HMS Ocean but suffered engine failure and did not take off for the second wave.
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Royal Air Force
UK RAF Tern Hill Accident ( 25-sep-62 )
ex JHU/5
225 Squadron Jan 1960
CFS-H/V by c Apr 1962, heavy landing w/o on 25 Sep 1962 at Ternhill while with CFS to 7793M
Middle Wallop
Hayes
ex CFS / S-K nose section at 1 SoTT Halton by 1974
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Royal Air Force
UK Usworth Stored ( dec-93 )
to NEAM Sunderland by Dec 1993. Nose section only.
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UK Flixton Exhibit (nose section) ( jan-97 )
Nose section preserved as / V, at Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, by Jan 1997, still Mar 2018
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UK Flixton Exhibit (nose section) ( 20-jun-19 )
20Jun19 at Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, Flixton


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