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Royal Air Force


1448 Flt :

1942 to 1943    




Formed from part of 74 Wing Calibration Flt at Duxford on 17 Feb 1942. Operated Rota (Cierva autogyro built under licence) until it disbanded on 15 Jun 1943, to be elevated to 529 Squadron.


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YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1942/43DuxfordEGSU




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1942/43C.30





1448 Flt List of helicopters

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C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
715 C.30 1934 AP506 : 5 RSS CF; 74 Wing CF; 1448 Flt; 529 Sq
- G-ACWM : Built as C.30A 1934 by A V Roe. Reg G-ACWM Feb 1935
: to G-ACWM Jul 1946; Reg cancelled Mar 1959.
: Re-discovered in pieces in a barn in Tewkesbury Gloucestershire in 1981. S+
- AP506 : Parts and frame at BRM/IHM Weston by 1988 as AP506, still Feb 1998, still +
726 C.30 1934 HM580 : 1448 Flt Sep 1940; 529 Sq Jun 1943, accident Oct 1943; repaired and store+
- G-ACUU : C.30A built by AV Roe (1934 ?). Reg G-ACUU Jun 1934.
: to G-ACUU (Cierva Southampton) Dec 1946 for the Air Horse and Skeeter deve+
: sold as G-ACUU Apr 1950 to Elmdon; CoA expired Apr 1960
: to Skyfame Museum, Staverton from autumn 1963 until its closure on 2 Jan 1+
- G-AIXE : G-AIXE ntu Nov 1946, reg subsequently re-used for an Avro Anson.
- HM580 : dispersed to IWM Duxford Feb 1978 when Skyfame Museum closed. Displayed as+