G-BEFE

Name: Shadowfax 1

Type: Cameron N=77

Serial No: 252

First flown: 25/12/76, Widmerpool, Nottinghamshire

Notes: Shadowfax was the first production N-77 for Cameron Balloons. Originally designed with 32 then 28 gores, the standard was set at 24 and 12 wires to prevent misrigging. Donated to the BBM&L in 2003 by SR Bridge

Credit: Richard Hands/BBM&L

History

24 September 1976

SR & IS Bridge

3 February 1987

Cancelled by the CAA

10 May 1987

Certificate of Airworthiness expired

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