Linton Blades aircraft - XW297 / 59 - T5
Date of Delivery - 15 December 1969 ( 1st known show 5 months later )
Written Off - 17 September 1970 - Crashed at Kipling Coates, Yorks. The pilot ejected safely - ( Last known show 4 months earlier )
Scrapped - Ascot June 1974
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It's rare to find photos of this aircraft. It was only active for 9 months !
2 May 1970
10 May 1970
See Lindsay Peacock's photo below
4 July 1970
Here's XW297 during a practice flight.
The following photo was taken by Lindsay Peacock, at the Wiesbaden show. XW297/59 is the 2nd aircraft in the line up.
Photo © Lindsay Peacock
Here's a ground picture of XW297.
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