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  • Saunders Roe Skeeter 6


    This model is a version of Skeeter



    c/n SR.906


    Year 1954




    Helicopter Saunders Roe Skeeter 6 Serial SR.906 Register XK964 G-ANMI used by Ministry of Defence (MoD) Aeroplane & Armaments Experimental Establishment (A&AEE). Built 1954. Aircraft history and location






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    G-ANMI

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    may54

    1954-05Skeeter 6 reg G-ANMI May 1954

    XK964

    united kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD)

    mar56

    1956-03Military trials Mar-Jul 1956, intensively focussing on proving resolution of ground resonance issues. Aeroplane & Armaments Experimental Establishment

    G-ANMI

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    aug56

    1956-08AEGHI Napier peroxide blade tip mods returned to civil marks. Second (and last) Skeeter to be fitted with Napier hydrogen peroxide boost system and first flew in this configuration on 5 Aug 1956.
    1956-09BEGLF Farnborough Air Show 1956 to SBAC Farnborough Air Show Sep 1956
    1957AEGHI conv Skeeter 7
    Saunders Roe Skeeter 7 fitted with Gipsy Major 215 engine, as a Skeeter 7
    1957-09BEGLF Farnborough Air Show 1957 to SBAC Farnborough Air Show Sep 1957
    1960-08Retired by SARO in Aug 1960 and formally notified as withdrawn from use Jul 1964.



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