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Havilland Venom NF.3
You're standing in front of the
De Havilland Venom NF.3 WX905.

This two seat night fighter flew for the first time in February 1953. In December 1955 it joined 23 squadron at RAF Coltishall, Norfolk. It was retired in March 1957.

Venom NF.3 statistics
Aircrew:
Rotor Dia:
Length:
Height:
Typical armament:
Max speed:
Range:
Service ceiling:
Loaded weight:
Power plant:
2
13.08m
11.15m
1.98m
Four 20mm Hispano cannon
1014km/h
1610 km
14935m
7166kg
One De Havilland Ghost 104 2245kgp

Westland Sioux AH.1
The Westland Sioux is tucked behind the Skeeter.

The Sioux was originally produced as a light utility helicopter for the US Army.

XT200 was allocated to the AAC in November 1965 with the Air Troop 2nd Division Royal Engineers, stationed at Lubeck, West Germany.


Westland Sioux AH.1 statistics
Aircrew:
Rotor Dia:
Length:
Height:
Typical armament:
Max speed:
Range:
Service ceiling:
Loaded weight:
Power plant:
3
11.30m
9.63m
2.95m
None
169km/h
439km
4907m
1339kg
One Lycoming TVO-435-A1A

Saro Skeeter AOP.12
The Skeeter is the helicopter nearest to us.

It was originally developed by the Cierva Autogiro Company.

Saunders-Roe took over the helicopter in 1951 with production being completed in 1960.

Saro Skeeter AOP.12 statistics
Aircrew:
Rotor Dia:
Length:
Height:
Typical armament:
Max speed:
Range:
Service ceiling:
Loaded weight:
Power plant:
2
9.75m
8.08m
2.29m
None
163km/h
343km
1676m
999kg
One De Havilland Gipsy Major (200h.p.)
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