Aeroplane Monthly 1979-08
??? - The Famous Grouse DH Moth Air Rally
Sheila Scott takes a back seat in her old Jackaroo G-APAM
Two Tigers escorted by a Rapide arrive overhead Strathallan.
The scene at Hatfield prior to the start of the rally. Fifty-odd aircraft are visible, all de Havilland, even the Chipmunk in front of the Rapides, although strictly speaking the Jackaroos should be excluded from the total.
A composite panoramic view of Hatfield on Friday evening, June 29, 1979.
Air Commodore Allen Wheeler CBE, aged 75, refuelling his Tiger Moth at Hucknall. This aircraft won the Hatfield Concours, and its driver won the prize for the oldest pilot.
Another immaculate specimen from Belgium.
The ex Deacon, built without centre-section tanks, seen with a substitute after the fuel tank was removed from the forward cockpit to make way for the passenger.
The de luxe Swiss Tiger Moth
The Danish Hornet Moth OY-DEZ en route to Strathallan.