Slingsby Type 42, Eagle production list


Type 42 Eagle 1 - Prototype, first flown 12 Jun 1954; 17.86-metre span
Type 42A Eagle 2 - 2nd prototype, with repositioned airbrakes, first flown May 1956
Type 42B Eagle 3 - main production version with 17.72m span and cockpit moved further forward
Type 55 Eagle 4 (Regal) - span increased to 20m - one conversion in 1966


Type Ser No. Reg 1 Reg 2 Reg 3 Remarks
1 934 BGA 722

Crashed after collision with a Sky in cloud, Lasham 14.6.58
2 994 BGA 740

Airworthy at Pocklington as "AXJ"
3 1085 BGA 780 RNGSA 2-08 BGA 780 At Hinton-in-the-Hedges
3 1090 ZK-GBD

Blown into ravine after outlanding, Tararua Ranges 14.4.63
3 1091 BGA 787 ZK-GBG
Stored in New Zealand
3 1094 BGA 809

Crashed, Long Mynd 28.9.63
3 1114 BGA 824 D-5332 BGA 824 Crashed, Shotteswell 1.7.72
3 1115 BGA 841

Airworthy at Milfield - "BBQ"
3 1116 BGA 825

Being refurbished at Ringmer
3; 4 1117 BGA 821

Conv to T.55 Regal; Destroyed by fire, Doncaster 3.75
3 1118 BGA 828

Airworthy at North Hill - "BBB"
3 1119 BGA 830

Stored at Keevil
3 1136 BGA 847 RAFGSA 235 BGA 847 Crashed on launch, Hullavington 9.8.86
3 1138 BGA 849 ZS-GDP
Cancelled
3 1141 BGA 863

Spun in, Enstone 18.9.77
3 1193 BGA 874 Lebanon

3 1213 BGA 880

Airworthy at Lasham - "45"


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