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THE AIRFORCE - AIRCRAFT - P3 GULL SIX
 
 

Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 1 x 200 hp de Havilland Gipsy Six engine
Period of Service: 1040 - 1947

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
None specified

Attrition:
No incidents found

P3 Gull Six

 
Status: Retired
Manufacturer: Percival
Country of Manufacture: United Kingdom
Role: Utility
 
Description:

At the start of World War II, South Africa impressed many private civil aircraft into the SAAF for use to train pilots and staff on the repair and maintenance of aircraft.

Many of these aircraft were also for communications between HQ and the air schools and operational training units.

ZS-AKI was allocated SAAF serial 1430.


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