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Fairey Gannet AEW.3


A good view of the twin, contra-rotating propellors


Description

The airborne early warning radar aircraft used by the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm during the 1960's. It's highly distinctive shape includes novel coaxial contra-rotating propellers, double folding wings and the bulbous radar housing on the underside.

Location

Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, August 2010

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