By Ed Barthelmes, Richard S. Dann
Historical past of the main flexible unmarried engine propeller a/c each equipped. offers in-depth assurance of all variations either within & out. Over eighty B&W photographs plus 34 pgs of colour pictures & four pgs of colour profiles. eighty pages.
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In the list of requirements for th A hton, when it was first drawn up, the MoS demanded the capabi Iity of fl igh t-testi ng the forthcoming generation of axial-flow turbojet engines at high altitude. To further this aim, WB491 departed from Farnborough in the early winter of 1954 to go to N. D. Napier and Son's Luton works, to be converted for an engine test-bed role. The ational Gas Turbine Establishment ( GTE) at Pystock, adjacent to th RAE, had need of a univer al flying engine-te t facility.
In 1960, WB491' te t-flyingdays nded and it languished at Farnborough for ov r a year before being broken up. However, a major ection of the fuselage escaped the cutters and went to Hawker Aircraft's airfield at Dun fold, befor going to the Wale Aircraft Mu eum at Rhoose, where it had to ndure an outdoor exi tence. Today, the fuselage se tion is displayed at the ewark Air Museum. Mark 3, WB492 In 1955, WB491 was again at an SBAC Display, but this time as a Rolls-Royce Conway flying test bed. Aeroplane and author's collection RAE's fleet of research aircraft.
While two retractable airbrakes were situated either side of the rear fuselage cone below the fin/rudder assembly and two more in an underwing position forward of the main-wheel bays. Maiden British Delta-Wing Flight When rolled out from Woodford's as embly shop, painted an overall silver, VX7 4 carried a national colour fin flash and a large yellow prototype 'P' on the nose, but no roundels. Preliminary ystems checks were made, together with initial taxiing trials, before the aircraft was dismantled for transportation to Bo combe Down on 26 August 1949, where it was pr pared for the start of flight trials.
A-1 Skyraider by Ed Barthelmes, Richard S. Dann