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  • Saunders Roe Skeeter 7


    This model is a version of Skeeter



    c/n S2/5116


    Year 1959




    Helicopter Saunders Roe Skeeter 7 Serial S2/5116 Register XM561 used by Army Air Corps AAC (British Army). Built 1959. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Saunders Roe Skeeter 7 Serial S2/5116 Register XM561 used by Army Air Corps AAC (British Army). Built 1959. Aircraft history and location
    By Dave Taskis



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    XM561

    united kingdom Army Air Corps

    oct59

    ff Sep1959. to Army Oct 1959.
    1960-07to 651 Sq until c Aug 1961 651 Squadron
    1962-09-15AEGAA Air Show 1962 flying at Aldergrove Battle of Britain Air Show
    to 13 Flt (date ?)
    to 2 RTR Air Troop (date ?)
    1966-08to BAOR 1 Wing Aug 1966 until c Sep 1967
    1967-10BEGDT 15MU to 15 MU briefly and allocated 7980M
    1967-11CArborfield G I Airframe to Arborfield by Nov 1967 as 7980M
    to Middle Wallop by early 1975. SEAE
    1975-10DMoston G I Airframe to Moston College of FE by Oct 1975, still there Jan 1980
    1983-02ETattershall Thorpeto Tattershall Thorpe by Feb 1983
    to Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirby
    1993-05FFirbeck Exhibit departed East Kirby for South Yorkshire Air Museum, Firbeck by May 1993
    2009-12GEGCI Exhibit to Aeroventure / SYAM Doncaster (presented as XM651 by Dec 2009) still Mar 2012, still May 2013, still Aug 2014, still Apr 2017, still Apr 2018
    2019-09-05GEGCI Exhibit at Aeroventure, Doncaster, under cover, painted as XM651




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