Aeroplane Monthly 1978-03
A.Jackson - Avro Baby /British pre-war ultralights/ (1)
The first, short-lived, Avro Baby prototype at Hamble in April 1919. Its first flight lasted only two minutes, the ignition switch being inadvertently knocked off at 300ft on take-off on April 30, 1919.
The replacement prototype Avro Baby, K-131, in a dazzle scheme with both temporary and permanent registrations, at the ELTA aerodrome near Amsterdam, August 1919
Hinkler's Baby after restoration for static exhibition by the Royal Queensland Aero Club in 1972.
The Avro Baby (35 h.p. Green) appeared in the spring of 1919 and was thus the first accepted "light plane".
H. A. Hamersley taking off in K-131 to compete in the Aerial Derby Handicap Race at Hendon, June 21, 1919.
THE AVRO BABY: Three-quarter Rear View
G-AUCQ, the third rebuild of the prototype Baby, at Geelong in 1928 after overhaul by the Pratt brothers for Frederick Fitzallen.
Avro 534 Baby G-AUCQ