Air Pictorial 1977-05
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T.Norman - Strathallan Collection
De Havilland Mosquito G-ASKB/RS712 served with 2nd TAF after the war and later appeared in the films "633 Squadron" and "Mosquito Squadron"
The Strathallan Collection includes a fair cross-section of de Havilland types: Comet C.2 G-AMXA/XK655
Strathallan pilots (l. to r.): Capt. "Gerry" Moore of British Caledonian; Capt P. A. McKenzie. B.Cal; Str William Roberts; Duncan Simpson, Hawker Siddeley; Neil Williams; Senior First Officer Bernard Sedgwick and Capt. John Kelly, both of B.Cal.
Traditional tail ballast is applied while the Hurricane runs up its Merlin. It has been painted to represent P3308 of No. 605 Squadron, S/Ldr. Archie McKellar's aircraft.
Part of the Strathallan Collection on display - Prentice G-AOLU/VS356 (foreground) with Harvard IIB G-AZBN/FT391 behind it, then Magister G-AHUJ/R1914, Texan G-AZJD and Desford G-AGOS/VZ728, all of which are airworthy. On the extreme left is visiting Yak-11 G-AYAK. In the background is Hurricane IIB G-AWLW/”P3308"
The Hurricane beats up the airfield - Magister and Texan G-AZJD below
Canadian-built North American Harvard IIB G-AZBN/FT391 saw service with the R.C.A.F. and R. Netherlands A. F. before being acquired for the Strathallan Collection in 1971
Strathallan types, with Miles Magister G-AHUJ/R1914 in centre, parked outside the office and existing hangars at the start of a day
Part of the Strathallan Collection on display - Prentice G-AOLU/VS356 (foreground) with Harvard IIB G-AZBN/FT391 behind it, then Magister G-AHUJ/R1914, Texan G-AZJD and Desford G-AGOS/VZ728, all of which are airworthy. On the extreme left is visiting Yak-11 G-AYAK. In the background is Hurricane IIB G-AWLW/”P3308"
The Hurricane beats up the airfield - Magister and Texan G-AZJD below
Grumman Avenger with former Dutch Navy code 045 painted out
Avro Lancaster X G-BCOH/KB976 during its ferry flight from Canada to Strathallan, flown by a British Caledonian crew and christened "Spirit of Caledonia"
Strathallan types, with Miles Magister G-AHUJ/R1914 in centre, parked outside the office and existing hangars at the start of a day
Part of the Strathallan Collection on display - Prentice G-AOLU/VS356 (foreground) with Harvard IIB G-AZBN/FT391 behind it, then Magister G-AHUJ/R1914, Texan G-AZJD and Desford G-AGOS/VZ728, all of which are airworthy. On the extreme left is visiting Yak-11 G-AYAK. In the background is Hurricane IIB G-AWLW/”P3308"
The Hurricane beats up the airfield - Magister and Texan G-AZJD below
Part of the Strathallan Collection on display - Prentice G-AOLU/VS356 (foreground) with Harvard IIB G-AZBN/FT391 behind it, then Magister G-AHUJ/R1914, Texan G-AZJD and Desford G-AGOS/VZ728, all of which are airworthy. On the extreme left is visiting Yak-11 G-AYAK. In the background is Hurricane IIB G-AWLW/”P3308"
The Lockheed Hudson restored to its original colours as R.A.A.F A16-199
The Strathallan Collection includes a fair cross-section of de Havilland types: Dragon Rapide G-ALXT/NF865, seen here with previous Ceylon registration 4R-AAI.
The Strathallan Collection includes a fair cross-section of de Havilland types: Yellow-painted Tiger Moth G-ANFV/DF155.
The Strathallan Collection includes a fair cross-section of de Havilland types: Moth Minor G-AFPN.
General Aircraft Cygnet G-AGBN/ES915 with the new hangar behind
Miles Monarch G-AFLW, built in 1938, is still obviously airworthy
Hunting (Percival) Provost G-BDYG/7696M outside the main office
Part of the Strathallan Collection on display - Prentice G-AOLU/VS356 (foreground) with Harvard IIB G-AZBN/FT391 behind it, then Magister G-AHUJ/R1914, Texan G-AZJD and Desford G-AGOS/VZ728, all of which are airworthy. On the extreme left is visiting Yak-11 G-AYAK. In the background is Hurricane IIB G-AWLW/”P3308"
Strathallan types, with Miles Magister G-AHUJ/R1914 in centre, parked outside the office and existing hangars at the start of a day
Part of the Strathallan Collection on display - Prentice G-AOLU/VS356 (foreground) with Harvard IIB G-AZBN/FT391 behind it, then Magister G-AHUJ/R1914, Texan G-AZJD and Desford G-AGOS/VZ728, all of which are airworthy. On the extreme left is visiting Yak-11 G-AYAK. In the background is Hurricane IIB G-AWLW/”P3308"