Unknown British Grip from War & Peace

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Hi, I acquired this grip and took a bit of a gamble on it as it wasn't huge money, originally I thought Gannet but cannot find any reliable reference on the web, the part number also throws a blank, seems to have "AC" on it denoting aircraft, so early Whirlwind helicopter maybe?? I am sure the grip experts will know for sure. Thanks Dan
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Early chopper I think!

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It's pretty basic but would be nice to know exact type.

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It's pretty basic but would be nice to know exact type.

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definitely early chopper...I am wanting to say Whirly copilot or possibly Dragonfly
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Going by the grip thread, you have it as co pilot Sycamore grip Tony, thought it looked familiar. Anything else appealing at War and Peace?
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Not Dragonfly, more likely Whirlwind Co-Pilot/Left hand seat, here's one I liberated earlier, well about 1988 at Guetersloh actually! (This was from a HAR10 used as a BDR airframe) [ATTACH=CONFIG]230202[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=CONFIG]230203[/ATTACH] GYD
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Well that's fairly conclusive GYD. Lovingly hand stolen etc...
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Certainly not stolen! I had permission to steal it, that's different! GYD :D

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Hi, Many thanks for all the replies, I will stick (excuse the punn) a label on it. At the War & Peace I saw a Vickers yoke, looked Vicking to me or something simular also a few German grips but could have been fakes?? and an early Mig stick.
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Hi, Many thanks for all the replies, I will stick (excuse the punn) a label on it. At the War & Peace I saw a Vickers yoke, looked Vicking to me or something simular also a few German grips but could have been fakes?? and an early Mig stick.
By chance did you get any details of the person selling the viking yoke? Thanks