Bristol Type 171 Sycamore
in
germany Marineflieger


German Navy





Del'd: 13 - 1958 to 1967






The West German Government placed an order for 50 Bristol Sycamore Mk.52 on 8 Mar 1957. Initially 46 were for the Luftwaffe and 4 were to follow, for the Marineflieger.

Eventually, 12 went on to serve with the Seenotstaffel and many of these were passed on to MFG 5.


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List of Aircraft

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C/NModBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    13478 mk.52 1959     SC+201: SNS / SC+201; MFG 5 / WE+546; to WGAF by Jan 1967
Bristol Aeroplane Company G-18-151: HR.52 built at Oldmixon, 1st Sycamore delivered directl+

German Air Force LC+101: ex WGN; to 3 LVS / LC+101; 78+20

German Air Force 78+20: Luftwaffe

1979 incomplete airframe (control system only) noted at+

Presented at Bückeburg as a SAR model, in HTG 64 marki+
    13479 mk.52 1959     SC+202: SNS / SC+202; MFG 5 / WE+547; to WGAF Jan 1967
Bristol Aeroplane Company G-18-152: HR.52 built at Oldmixon; del WGN Mar 1959

German Air Force LC+108: ex WGN; 3 LVS / LC+108, from Jan 1967; 78+21

German Air Force 78+21: Luftwaffe
    13480 mk.52 1959     SC+203: HR.52 built at Oldmixon, del WGN Mar 1959; SNS / SC+203; MFG+
German Air Force LC+118: ex WGN; 3 LVS / LC+118; 78+22

German Air Force 78+22: Luftwaffe
    13481 mk.52 1959     SC+204: HR.52 built at Oldmixon, del WGN Mar 1959; SNS / SC+204; MFG+
German Air Force LC+119: ex WGN; 3 LVS / LC+119; 78+23

German Air Force 78+23: Luftwaffe

Gate Guardian from 1974 until at least 1987
    13446 mk.52 1958     SC+205: ex WGAF; SNS / SC+205; MFG 5 / WE+543; to WGAF Jan 1967
German Air Force GA+119: HR.52 built at Oldmixon, del WGAF Jan 1959; LTG 61 / G+

German Air Force LC+117: ex WGN; 3 LVS / LC+117; 78+07

German Air Force 78+07: Luftwaffe

- D-HEMD: Feuerwehr Niedersachen by 1971

Stored Alternrhein

rotorless, on its side, still in overall red Feuerwehr +
    13463 mk.52 1958     SC+205: coming from Flugbereitscft BMVg w/o inc.
Bristol Aeroplane Company G-18-147: HR.52 built at Oldmixon, del WGAF Feb 1958

German Air Force CA+327: ex G-18-148; FBS / CA+327; to WGN

German Air Force AS+322: ex WGN; FFS-S / AS+322; 3 LVS / LC+114; 78+11

German Air Force 78+11: Luftwaffe

- D-HFRO: to D-HFRO; 11 Mar 1978 crashed during approach to Hamer+
    13465 mk.52 1957     SC+206: SNS / SC+206; MFG 5 / WE+544;
German Air Force AS+326: HR.52 built at Oldmixon, del Jul 1957 to WGAF; FFS-S / +

German Air Force GD+114: HTG 64 / GD+114; 78+12

German Air Force 78+12: Luftwaffe
    13475 mk.52 1957     SC+206: coming from HTG 64 last seen "RAF XG544"
Bristol Aeroplane Company G-18-148: HR.52 built at Weston-super-Mare and ff 3 Feb 1958

German Air Force CA+328: FBS / CA+328; to WGN

German Air Force AS+324: ex WGN; FFS-S / AS+324; 2 LVS / LB+115; HTG 64 / GD+112+

German Air Force 78+17: Luftwaffe

wfu 1969

- D-HALD: to D-HALD. Sold to Switzerland.

- HB-RXB: Swiss private Aug91-Aug11

painted as RAF HR.14 XG544 in 1988, still 2009. Reg HB+

Flying Bulls OE-XSY: Acquired from Switzerland and completely overhauled to +

11jun18 pictured arriving to the Helicopter Museum at W+

05jul18 visited Leonardo Helicopters at Yeovil
    13442 mk.52 1957     SC+207: SNS / SC+207; MFG 5 / WE+541
German Air Force BA+176: HR.52 built at Oldmixon W-s-M, del Sep 1957 to WGAF; W+

German Air Force LC+116: 3 LRVS / LC+116; 78+04

German Air Force 78+04: Luftwaffe

at Űtersen Luftwaffe musuem by 1979

at Gatow museum from at least May 2003 to Sep 2015
    13445 mk.52 1957     SC+208: SNS / SC+208; MFG 5 / WE+542; to WGAF
German Air Force BA+178: HR.52 built at Oldmixon W-s-M, del WGAF Oct 1957; WSL 3+

German Air Force LC+120: ex-WGN; 3 LRVS / LC+120; 78+06

German Air Force 78+06: Luftwaffe

- D-HOPF: to D-HOPF; to D-HAHN
    13466 mk.52 1957     SC+209: ex WGAF, to SNS / SC+209; MFG 5 / WE+545; to WGAF
Bristol Aeroplane Company G-18-130: HR.52 built at Oldmixon W-s-M, del WGAF Nov 1957

German Air Force BB+176: WSL 10 / BB+176; 3 LRS / CD+085; 1 LRS / unknown; FFS-+

German Air Force GD+115: ex WGN, to HTG 64 / GD+115; 78+13

German Air Force 78+13: Luftwaffe

cockpit and tail section only: at Hermeskeil by 1981, s+
    13467 mk.52 1957     SC+210: coming from FFS S w/o
German Air Force BB+177: HR.52 built at Oldmixon W-s-M, del WGAF Nov 1957; WSL +
    13442 mk.52 1957     WE+541: coming from RVSt 2 last seen 78+04 Museum Berlin Gatow
German Air Force BA+176: HR.52 built at Oldmixon W-s-M, del Sep 1957 to WGAF; W+

German Air Force LC+116: 3 LRVS / LC+116; 78+04

German Air Force 78+04: Luftwaffe

at Űtersen Luftwaffe musuem by 1979

at Gatow museum from at least May 2003 to Sep 2015
    13445 mk.52 1957     WE+542: coming from RVSt 2 last seen D-HAHN Museum Bad Oynhausen
German Air Force BA+178: HR.52 built at Oldmixon W-s-M, del WGAF Oct 1957; WSL 3+

German Air Force LC+120: ex-WGN; 3 LRVS / LC+120; 78+06

German Air Force 78+06: Luftwaffe

- D-HOPF: to D-HOPF; to D-HAHN
    13446 mk.52 1958     WE+543: coming from FFS S last seen HFM Mellinghausen
German Air Force GA+119: HR.52 built at Oldmixon, del WGAF Jan 1959; LTG 61 / G+

German Air Force LC+117: ex WGN; 3 LVS / LC+117; 78+07

German Air Force 78+07: Luftwaffe

- D-HEMD: Feuerwehr Niedersachen by 1971

Stored Alternrhein

rotorless, on its side, still in overall red Feuerwehr +
    13473 mk.52 1957     WE+543: fake serial preserved Nordholz museum
German Air Force AS+330: HR.52 built at Oldmixon W-s-M, del Sep 1957 to WGAF; FF+

German Air Force 78+16: Luftwaffe

- D-HALC: to D-HALC, Bremen by 1995
    13465 mk.52 1957     WE+544: coming from FFS S last seen LRDE
German Air Force AS+326: HR.52 built at Oldmixon, del Jul 1957 to WGAF; FFS-S / +

German Air Force GD+114: HTG 64 / GD+114; 78+12

German Air Force 78+12: Luftwaffe
    13478 mk.52 1959     WE+546: last seen Museum Bueckeburg
Bristol Aeroplane Company G-18-151: HR.52 built at Oldmixon, 1st Sycamore delivered directl+

German Air Force LC+101: ex WGN; to 3 LVS / LC+101; 78+20

German Air Force 78+20: Luftwaffe

1979 incomplete airframe (control system only) noted at+

Presented at Bückeburg as a SAR model, in HTG 64 marki+
    13479 mk.52 1959     WE+547: last seen Museum Hermeskeil
Bristol Aeroplane Company G-18-152: HR.52 built at Oldmixon; del WGN Mar 1959

German Air Force LC+108: ex WGN; 3 LVS / LC+108, from Jan 1967; 78+21

German Air Force 78+21: Luftwaffe
    13480 mk.52 1959     WE+548: w/o 10.74
German Air Force LC+118: ex WGN; 3 LVS / LC+118; 78+22

German Air Force 78+22: Luftwaffe
    13481 mk.52 1959     WE+549: last seen pres GAF-Base Ahlhorn
German Air Force LC+119: ex WGN; 3 LVS / LC+119; 78+23

German Air Force 78+23: Luftwaffe

Gate Guardian from 1974 until at least 1987

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