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Aircraft Type Registration Construction No Purchased from

Date

Sold to

Date

Remarks
Anson 1 G-ALUR (ex MG471) Crewsair May 1952

?

July 52

Only Aircraft in service with BKS during May/June 52

Anson 1 G-ALXB (ex LV273) RAF    as F-OAEK

1955

 
Avro 652 Anson G-ALIH (ex NL229) Crewsair April 1954

E.K.Cole

Aug 54

Was retired in 1967 and passed to Newark Air Museum but was subsequently destroyed in an arson attack 

Avro 652 Anson G-ALXH (ex W1731) Mrs. D Whyham 27/4/54 Crashed Guisley near Leeds

9/4/63

Rebuilt to Anson II from Anson I using parts from PH808. First flew as such 18/5/57. Used by BKS Air Survey.

Avro 652 Anson G-AMBE (ex EG228) Transair Aug 1953

R.G.Oates

7/10/58

 
AS65 Consul G-AJXE c/n 5164 Ministry of Civil Aviation 29/11/55 T.D.Keegan 30/10/56  
AS65 Consul G-AJXG c/n 5166 Ministry of Civil Aviation 9/55 Withdrawn from use 1/60  
Avro 19 Srs 2 G-APHV (ex VM360) ? 16/8/60 Survey Flights  1964

Used by BKS Air Survey

Auster 5 G-AKWS 2525 ? 1953

?

July 57

Owned by A.J.Collins :- Trading as Interesting Aircraft Company

Auster 4 G-ALYM 849 J A Longmoor 5/3/54 G.F.Fox 1/2/57

Operated as banner-tower by BKS 1954 to 56

Auster 5 G-ANFU c/n 1748 J A Longmore 4/54 Stan Stennet Sept 1958  
Auster 5 G-ANEP c/n 1368

?

Feb 54

Destroyed by fire at Dusseldorf

12/3/54

 
Auster 5D G-ANHX c/n 2064
Ex TW519
R K Dundas

4/54

Glamorgan Aviation

6/57

Now owned by D.J. Baker

DH104 Dove 2B G-ANGE c/n 04167

?

?

?

?

Crash landed on desert strip in Libya 26/2/64 (no longer in service with BKS )

Piper L4H Cub G-AIYX c/n 10993

?

May 53

Germany as D-EHAL

Jan 1956

Used by BKS Flying Group at Southend 1954. Commissioned during July 1955 to use a Coventry Victor Flying Neptune Flat Four engine for evaluation purposes

Fairchild Argus G-AJRZ c/n 722

?

Dec 52

?

Sept 55

Ex RAF 1947 (FZ782) Reported sold to Ireland in '55 but still at Southend in '59
Gemini 1A G-AKEG c/n 6299 Air Couriers 7/56 Balfour Marine Engineering

1957

 
Gemini 1A G-AMDE c/n 145

?

4/55 Withdrawn from use

late '57.

 
Percival P16 Q6 G-AEYE Q20

?

1953

?

Dec 54

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