Skeeter AOP.12

Registration: XM557
Country of origin: UK
Built: Eastleigh, UK, 1959
Manufacturer: Saunders-Roe
Constructor's Number: S2/5112
Engine: One 215hp De Havilland Gipsy Major 215 engine

Type: Two seat observation helicopter

Note: Stored in container.

Details: Delivered to the Army Air Corps in July 1959. Based at Saxmundham, and Holzerlingen near Stuttgart.

Served with 5 Flt and 17 Flt, 652 Sqn, 4 Flt 654 Sqn and 1 Wing 652 Sqn.

Sold off to a civilian owner at Moordrecht, Netherlands in 1969. Acquired less boom by the Helicopter Museum in May 2011.

The Museum has restored Skeeter XL811 which is on display in the Main Collection.