Aeroplane Monthly 1990-08
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August 19,1940: first flight of the North American B-25 Mitchell
Three aircraft from the Santa Monica Museum of Flying in California, which held a major auction of aircraft and memorabilia during May 1990. In the foreground is the North American T-28B, flown by Chuck Smith; accompanying it are Bruce Lockwood in the P-51D Mustang and Alan Preston in Lockheed P-38 Lightning N5596V, which sold at the auction for $1.5 million (£909,090)
Three aircraft from the Santa Monica Museum of Flying in California, which held a major auction of aircraft and memorabilia during May 1990. In the foreground is the North American T-28B, flown by Chuck Smith; accompanying it are Bruce Lockwood in the P-51D Mustang and Alan Preston in Lockheed P-38 Lightning N5596V, which sold at the auction for $1.5 million (£909,090)
Three aircraft from the Santa Monica Museum of Flying in California, which held a major auction of aircraft and memorabilia during May 1990. In the foreground is the North American T-28B, flown by Chuck Smith; accompanying it are Bruce Lockwood in the P-51D Mustang and Alan Preston in Lockheed P-38 Lightning N5596V, which sold at the auction for $1.5 million (£909,090)
The British Klemm L.25C 1A Swallow flown by Jack Meadows at pre-war Ipswich. Registered in May 1934 to the Rt Hon F. E. Guest, 'RD passed to the Weston Aero Club in December 1938 and was presumably seconded to Ipswich.
RA809, the Baynes "Bat", under tow, probably piloted by Flt Lt Robert Kronfeld. The 33ft span glider was a 1/3 scale flying model of a proposed "flying", or gliding, tank.