Aeroplane Monthly 1974-10
-
R.Baxter - On meeting an old friend
Raymond Baxter, thirty years ago, seated in his Spitfire “Sylvia M” which he flew with 602 Squadron RAF.
Before conversion to a two-seater, as MT818
At the 1948 SBAC Show, Farnborough
July 22, 1974. Tim Davies, with Raymond Baxter behind, poses G-AIDN for Richard Wilson’s camera.
The first two-seat Spitfire, N.32, shortly after conversion in 1946.
Classic Charles E. Brown photograph of the all-yellow prototype Spitfire Trainer. A conversion from a standard Mk VIII (MT818) in 1946, this aircraft was flown as G-AIDN for nearly 40 years. In 1986 it was sold in the USA.
Taken over Staverton in 1969
At the 1946 SBAC Show, Farnborough
At RAF Odiham, 1947
In the navy blue paint scheme of the early 1970s
At Lympne in August 1947 ’DN competed in the High Speed Handicap race with a Fury, Vampire, Firebrand and a couple of Fireflies.