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Registration: 7428M

Construction Number: Unknown

Code Number: WK198

Model Supermarine Swift F4

Operator: Unimetal Scrap Dealers

Airport: Manchester, Failsworth - Unimetals, UK - England

Photographer: Shaun Connor

Date Taken: 30/06/1979

Date Submitted: 24/12/2008

Unimetal Scrap Yard near Failsworth, Manchester. Once holder of the world speed record, set 26-09-53. Showing traces of a light blue paint scheme. On the left of the pic is the port wing of Brigand RH746 and in the foreground the fuselage of Provost T1 XF553. Recovered from the abandoned scrap yard by NEAM the Swift fuselage now resides at RAF Millom Museum.


Picture ID:1148827

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