Aeroplane Monthly 1980-11
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News Spotlight
The Cavalier Air Force Douglas A-26 Invader over Biggin Hill seconds before destruction during the Battle of Britain air display on September 21, 1980.
Don Bullock, the pilot, and six passengers were killed when the A-26 failed to recover from a low-level barrel roll and crashed outside the airfield boundary.
Passing through Gatwick on August 21, 1980 was Stephen Grey's P-51 Mustang N6340T, on its way from California to Geneva.
A unique formation seen over Duxford in September comprised Rob Lamplough's ex Portugese Air Force Havard Mk 4 and Beech Staggerwing, and Tony Hutton's Yak-11.
A unique formation seen over Duxford in September comprised Rob Lamplough's ex Portugese Air Force Havard Mk 4 and Beech Staggerwing, and Tony Hutton's Yak-11.
The first BAe146 is taking shape at Hatfield.
The first of eight British Aerospace Hawk T Mk 53s for Indonesia, seen on a pre-delivery test flight. The first four Hawk T Mk 53s were being delivered during September 1980.
A unique formation seen over Duxford in September comprised Rob Lamplough's ex Portugese Air Force Havard Mk 4 and Beech Staggerwing, and Tony Hutton's Yak-11.
Left, this recently restored B.A. Swallow, G-AFGD, was once part of the Bertram Arden collection at Heavitree. When the South Wales Swallow Group took delivery of the aircraft it still bore its RAF impressment markings, right.