around the world in a stagger wing

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More recognition for the Red Rockette

1944 RN FAA "Traveller's" Return to Daedalus

A Return to English Shores : Royal Navy WW2 Traveller This former Royal Navy WW2 aircraft, wending its way home to the USA from restoration in New Zealand, touched down in the UK for the first time since 1946...

Manufactured by the US Beech Aircraft Corporation during early 1944, this Beech D17S Staggerwing was delivered directly to the Royal Navy, which operated 75 of this aircraft type as the "Traveller" and issued the British military serial "FT466" to this particular aircraft. As a fast and capable long-distance personnel transport Travellers served in the Fleet Air Arm Naval Air Squadrons as communications aircraft during 1944-45.

The rest of the story about the Red Rockette's return to the English Shores.

"These are great folks and are helping me find more of the history of the Red Rockeette. Winning the tropy at Goodwood is a HUGE thing!!!"                -- Windsock update 10/20/12.

Another short article, RN Staggerwing visits UK.
around the world in a staggerwing

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