Proctor and Prentice

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Proctor and Prentice

Description

Photo 1 is a starboard side ground view of a Proctor.
Photo 2 is a starboard side ground view of a Prentice.

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Two b/w photographs on an album page

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IBCC Digital Archive

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PThomasAF20080027

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[Photograph]

Percival Proctor.
A light communications & training plane developed from the Vega Gull & first flew in October 1939. Altogether 1268 of the various marks were produced. Initially designed as a three seater aircraft with later models seating four people with a longer & deeper fuselage. The Proctor Mark IIA was produced for the Fleet Air Arm.

[Photograph]

Percival Prentice.
During the Second World War, the R.A.F. considered a basic trainer to replace the Tiger Moth. Percival produced the Prentice for this purpose with the first side by side seating employed in a trainer by the Air Force. The R.A.F. took delivery of 375 aircraft with others being supplied to Argentina, India & the Lebanon.

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“Proctor and Prentice,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 20, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23293.

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