Bristol Sycamore 4

This model is a version of Type 171 Sycamore

c/n 13412

Year 1956

Helicopter Bristol Sycamore 4 Serial 13412 Register XJ917 used by Flambards Experience Royal Air Force. Built 1956. Aircraft history and location


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united kingdom XJ917
Royal Air Force
In Rescue c/s at RAF Turnhouse 1958
CFS/S-H by Sep 1963
soc 12 Dec 1972 CFS (H)
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1972
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Royal Air Force
19sep59 UK Edinburgh Battle of Britain Day airshow XJ917 participated in both the static and flying displays at the 'Battle of Britain' Open Day, RAF Turnhouse
It had been serving with the RAF Leuchars detachment of 275 Sqn, Leconfield, which had just been disbanded and renumbered 228 Sqn, 01sep59 275 Squadron
united kingdom XJ917
Flambards Experience
1976 UK Clodgey Lane Exhibit To Cornwall Aero Park (at least to 1985). Left by road after auction on 30 Apr 1993 for Banwell.
jun13 UK Filton Stored Bristol Aero Collection (Banwell) arrived 30 Apr 1993
Kemble 2000 to May 2012
Bristol Aero Collection, Filton (awaiting opening ?) due 2017. Opened as Aerospace Bristol, XJ917 remains in storage and is not on public display.

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