Bristol Sycamore 4


This model is a version of Type 171 Sycamore



c/n 13070


Year 1952






Helicopter Bristol Sycamore 4 Serial 13070 Register G-AMWI VH-BAW XR592 used by Fleet Air Arm (RAN) (Royal Australian Navy). Built 1952. Aircraft history





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G-AMWI
Built Filton. Prototype Sycamore Mk.4 ff May 1953. (marked as XN635 - a Jet Provost serial). To Oldmixon 1956. Used as WGAF training a/c Jun 1957 to Jan 1958.
G-AMWI
UK Dunsborough Park Helicopter Party ( jun-58 )
Attended a well publicised Helicopter Party in Jun 1958.
australia XR592
Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
converted to HR.51, sold to RAN May 1961 and XR592 alloc Jun 1961, UK
XR592 Royal Australian Navy Jun 1961
VH-BAW
VH-BAW stored, wfu 14/08/1972
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1972
XR592
AU Camden Exhibit ( jan-79 )
1979 Camden Museum of Aviation, restored to RAN markings
XR592
AU Thomas Collection Exhibit ( 2008 )
Still with the Thomas Collection (at Narellan), by 2008.


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