Saunders Roe Skeeter

Skeeter 6

1954










Specifications


Engine:
Capacity:
Length: (m) 8.66
Height: (m) 3.1
Blades: 3
Rotor diam.: (m) 9.75
Disc area: (m2) 74.72
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 729     Max: 999
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 169     Max: 172
Range: (km) 386
Ceiling: (m) 3749     Max: 4115
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 111


List of Operators of Saunders Roe Skeeter 6


From Organisation with model Skeeter 6
1958
united kingdom Army Air Corps
    Skeeter 67 1958/67


Construction Numbers on database of Skeeter 6

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Construction Numbers

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C/NYearHistory
S2/3070 1958 UK XK482 : Built at Cowes, to Eastleigh during Mar 1957 and on to +
to 1906 Flt Apr 1957
Skeeter 7 returned to SARO Apr 1957 for conversion AOP.12 standar+
to 5MU Wroughton by 1974 as ground trainer, 7840M.
to CCF at Ottershaw School (nr Weybridge) by Mar 1980.
UK G-BJWC : ex XK482; reg G-BJWC during Nov 1982.
SR.904 1954 UK G-ANMG : Reg G-ANMG 1 May 1954. To British Army evaluation as A+
UK XK773 : Ex G-ANMG, for evaluation as Army AOP.6, initially at C+
at SBAC Farnborough Air Show 1955, in overall metal fin+
w/o 21 Jun 1956 after rotor struck ground and overturne+
SR.905 1954 UK G-ANMH : reg G-ANMH May 1954. First Skeeter 6 to fly on 29 Aug +
to SBAC Farnborough Air Show Sep 1954
XJ355 : ex G-ANMH; to XJ355 for trials, from c Aug 1955 at A&AE+
to SBAC Farnborough Air Show Sep 1957
SR.906 1954 UK G-ANMI : Skeeter 6 reg G-ANMI May 1954
XK964 : Military trials Mar-Jul 1956, intensively focussing on +
UK G-ANMI : returned to civil marks. Second (and last) Skeeter to +
to SBAC Farnborough Air Show Sep 1956
Retired by SARO in Aug 1960 and formally notified as wi+
SR.907 1953 UK G-AMDC : Skeeter 5 Allocated G-AMDC in early 1952 (ntu ?), to G-AMTZ Aug 1+
UK G-AMTZ : first Skeeter to be built with a SARO construction numb+
to SBAC Farnborough Air Show Sep 1953


UK XG303 : Allocated XG303 in Mar 1954 for trials by A&AEE Boscomb+
XG303 : Conv, to Skeeter 6 (with a Gypsy Major 200 engine) from+
UK G-AMTZ : May 1957 modified to fit a Napier NRE.19 peroxide tank +
attended SBAC Farnborough Air Show Sep 1957
Attended a well publicised Helicopter Garden Party in J+
Sold to Army Air Corps and civil registration cancelled+
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