Air Enthusiast 2003-01
J.Cotter - A rare bird
G-ABNX regularly flies from Redhill.
Pilot Nocholas Parkhouse in G-ABNX following a flight at Redhill.
G-ABNX is ideally situated at Redhill, the aircraft being very much a part of Surrey's aviation heritage.
Redwing II G-ABNX, the sole survivor of its type, sits out on the grass at Redhill on August 16, 2002, the day the Redwing Preservation Trust was launched.
Close-up showing the five-cylinder Genet.
John Pothecary turns the propeller prior to start-up.
G-ABNX taxies out at Redhill. In the right seat is John Pothecary who rebuilt the aircraft.
Pippa Martin, daughter of John Lane, is a keen supporter of the Redwing.
Members of the Redwing Preservation Trust assembled by G-ABNX at Redhill in August 2002.
The Redwing features an exceptionally wide track undercarriage.
Detail shot of the Redwing' sturdy undercarriage.
Redwing I G-AAUO fitted with the ABC Hornet engine, which was later replaced with the Genet.
The Redwing's instrument panel.
Side-by-side seating arrangement in G-ABNX.
Original 1930s Redwing advertisement.
Two advertisements promoting the Redwing's pilot-friendly flight characteristics.