Fairey Delta 2, WG777 / F.9422, Fairey Aviation Co. Ltd.
Construction Number: F.9422
Model Fairey Delta 2
Operator: Fairey Aviation Co. Ltd.
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