Aeroplane Monthly 1981-10
News Spotlight on the Shuttleworth Hawker Hind
The Hind lifts off from Old Warden on its first flight for 26yr on Monday, August 17, 1981.
“Dicky” Martin hands down his test notes after the second flight, during which low speed handling was investigated.
Returning from its second flight, note the fixed Vickers gun.
Dicky Martin taxies in after the second flight was curtailed by a dicky magneto.
The Rolls-Royce Kestrel I was originally supplied to the RAAF from Brooklands before the war.
The Hind before flight testing, complete with rear Lewis gun.
Unsticking for its first flight.