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  • Saunders Roe Skeeter 3


    This model is a version of Skeeter



    c/n W.14/4


    Year 1951 to 1953




    Helicopter Saunders Roe Skeeter 3 Serial W.14/4 Register WF113 used by Ministry of Defence (MoD). Built 1951. Aircraft history and location







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    WF113

    united kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD)

    1951

    1951AEGHIsecond of two Skeeter 3 funded by Ministry of Supply as a development airframe. First flight at Eastleigh in .
    after trials, re-engined by early 1952 with the Cirrus Bombardier 702 engine and re-designated as a Skeeter 3B.
    1953-03BEGDM Trials To A&AEE during Mar 1953, but resonance problems remained. Aeroplane & Armaments Experimental Establishment
    1953-05AEGHI Destroyed after further resonance reduction research and modification, the aircraft destroyed itself in May 1953, during a ground run trial due to resonance. This was the catalyst for the Ministry of Supply removing further funding from the whole Skeeter programme, until SARO had resolved the problem.



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