The Percival Pembroke ( P.66 ) was a twin-engine multi-purpose aircraft during the Cold War from a British production. It was developed by E. Percival Wickner. The Percival Aircraft Ltd.. made from about 1952-1959 136 copies in different variants.
- 2.1 User States
- 2.2 stationing in Germany
The Pembroke is a high-wing monoplane, the main landing gear is integrated in the two engine nacelles.
For the Royal Air Force following models were developed:
The following series were export variants:
In all countries, except for Germany, see details below, the machines were operated exclusively by the respective air forces.
12 C.51, in service 1954-1976
- Denmark Denmark
- Finland Finland
- Federal Republic of Germany Federal Republic of Germany, in service 1957-1975
- Malawi 1964 Malawi
- Rhodesia Rhodesia
2 C.1, diverted from the order for the RAF
- Sweden Sweden
16 C.52, plus 2 used from Danish Air Force, in service 1955-1977
- Sudan Sudan
- United Kingdom United Kingdom
56 C.1, C ( PR) .1
Stationing in Germany
- Royal Air Force ( RAF)
Only a Bundeswehr - Pembroke was lost by an engine explosion; at the emergency landing at Eckernförde the crew was able to save unharmed. This machine is on display at Aeronauticum in the north woods. A Pembroke C.Mk.54 ( 5421 ) can be seen in the Aircraft Expo Hermes wedge, Rhineland Palatinate.