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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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.
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 stored, wfu 14/08/1972
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1972
AU Camden Exhibit ( jan-79 )
1979 Camden Museum of Aviation, restored to RAN markings
AU Thomas Collection Exhibit ( 2008 )
Still with the Thomas Collection (at Narellan), by 2008.

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