Bristol Type 171 Sycamore

Sycamore 3

1950











List of Operators of Bristol Sycamore 3


From Organisation with model Sycamore 3
1951
australia Royal Australian Air Force
    Type 171 Sycamore 2 1951/65
1953
australia Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
    Type 171 Sycamore 14 1953/66
united kingdom British European Airways
    Type 171 Sycamore 2 1953/60
united kingdom Royal Air Force
    Type 171 Sycamore 93 1953/72
1980
united kingdom Newark (Notts & Lincs) Air Museum
    Type 171 Sycamore 1 1980/   
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C/NYearHistory
12887 1949 UK G-ALSS : G-ALSS (ntu). To RAF
UK WA576 : to RAF 15 Nov 1950. Served with A&AEE and RAE.
to 7900M Dec 1955; Sold May 1973
WA576 : to Strathallan collection by Aug 1974. Stored there by +
7900M. Museum of Flight, East Fortune by c 1988 ?
Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum by Jun 1987, sti+
12888 1948 UK G-ALST : 3rd production Sycamore. Allocated G-ALST (ntu) by Jun +
UK WA577 : To RAE Boscombe Down, to RAF Jan 1953, 194Sq, wfu.
G.I. as 7718M with No.4 SoTT at St Athan; to 492 ATC S+
WA577 North East Aircraft Museum : to North East Aircraft Museum in 1981. Still there Dec +
12889 1949 UK G-ALSU : Pre-production Mk.3; To RAF for Army Cooperation as WA5+
UK WA578 : 1st military version. Became Sycamore HC.10 prototype, +
w/o 3 Jul 1956 overturned following forced landing, ESE+
12890 1950 UK G-ALSV : Reg G-ALSV 17 Nov 1950; To RAF for Army Cooperation as +
UK WT923 : HC.11 WT923, to 1906 Flt; 657 Sq;651 Sq; Metropolitan C+
12891 1949 UK G-ALSW : 4th Mk.3 built (at Filton). Reg G-ALSW Nov 1950; To Min+
UK WT933 : A&AEE for tropical trials in Nairobi and icing trials i+
to Halton as 7709M 18 Nov 1960; to Strensall; to Sutton+
UK WT933 : to Newark Air Museum Jun 1980. Still there Mar 1984, Ma+
12892 1951 UK G-ALSX : Built at Filton. Sea trials on HMS Triumph during 1952;+
Acquired May 1969 by the British Rotorcraft Collection,+
transferred to Imperial War Museum Duxford on 5 Feb 197+
12Jul15 pictured at International Helicopter Museum, We+
12894 1951 UK G-ALSZ : Reg ntu, to WV695.
UK WV695 : Del Aug 1951;to RAAF
AU A91-1 : Ex G-ALSZ and WV695. Allocated A80-2 (but never applied+
AU VH-GVR : Registered VH-GVR 10 Jun 1966 to 25 Jan 1967, when dama+
12896 1950 UK G-ALTB : ntu to RAF WT939, c Feb 1953
UK WT939 : Cold weather trials. w/o 4 Jan 1958 at Boscombe Down wh+
12897 UK G-ALTC : G-ALTC. To RAF (Army Cooperation) as HC.11 in May 1952
UK WT926 : HC.11 to RAF (pre Army Air Corps) 657 Sq
w/o 10apr53 asg 657 Sq destroyed by ground resonance on+
12898 1950 UK G-ALTD : reg G-ALTD to Bristol Aeroplane Co on 17 Nov 1950; tran+
UK WV781 : HR.12, based at St Eval by 1952
noted visiting on 7 Jul 1952
ASWDU St Mawgan; CFS (H); HDU Old Sarum
participated in 1959 Bleriot Air Race (Marble Arch, Lon+
to Odiham as G I 7839M 1964, still 1981, left Feb 1984
Feb 1984 to RAF Finningley for rebuild. Sold during 198+
WV781 : to Caernarfon Air World museum by 1990; cockpit section+
12899 1952 UK G-ALTE : Reg ntu. To RAF as HR.12 in Apr 1952
UK WV782 : to ASWDU St Mawgan
16 Sep 1952 - crashed in St Austell during night landin+
12900 1952 UK G-ALSP : Sycamore 3 G-ALSP assigned but not taken up (ntu)
UK WV783 : HR.12 WV783 del RAF 31 Oct 1952
Accident on 4 Feb 1953
ASWDU St Mawgan; CFS (H); HDU Old Sarum
JWE Old Sarum until c Mar 1964
1 Apr 1964, to 7841M
to RAF Museum store, Henlow by Jun 1975. Still present +
to RAF Museum store, Cardington by Sep 1995
to RAF Museum Reserve Collection, Wyton by Mar 2000
to Medway Aircraft Preservation Society by Mar 2002 for+
to RAF Museum, Hendon, since at least 2006
03Apr18 pictured in CFS(H) markings at RAF Museum, Hend+
13063 AU XA219 : Built as Sycamore HR.50
13064 1952 AU XA220 : Built as Sycamore HR.50
preserved at Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra in silver over+
13065 AU XA221 : Built as Sycamore HR.50
13066 1953 UK XD196 : Sycamore HR.13 (for ASR evaluation). Del RAF Apr 1953
w/o 13 Jan 1954 near RAF Linton-on-Ouse, while with 275+
13067 1953 UK XD197 : Sycamore HR.13 (second of 2 built for ASR evaluation). +
w/o 17 Nov 1955 after it rolled over, following autorot+
13068 UK G-AMWG : Mk 3A. To BEA. Returned to Bristol in 1956; Charterd b+
AU VH-INQ : To Ansett-ANA as VH-INQ by Sep 1959
13069 UK G-AMWH : Mk 3A. To BEA
w/o 15 Aug 1964
w/o 15aug64 Damaged beyond repair landing at Cowes Isle+
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