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Registration: WG777

Construction Number: F.9422

Model Fairey Delta 2

Operator: Fairey Aviation Co. Ltd.

Airport: Farnborough (FAB / EGLF), UK - England

Airshow: Farnborough - SBAC Show - 1956

Photographer: Peter Berry

Date Taken: 09/1956

Date Submitted: 04/11/2019

Both the Fairey Delta 2s WG777 and WG774 flew at the 1956 SBAC show. The nearest is WG777, framing WG774 which has the orange flash on it's nose. The Fairey Co. had just raised the World Air Speed Record by 37% to 1132mph (Mach 1.73) on 10Mar56 with WG774 despite indifference from British officialdom and Rolls-Royce the engine makers


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