Aeroplane Monthly 1977-06
-
A.Ord-Hume - Hendy Hobo /British pre-war ultralights/
The Hobo leaving Brooklands for Newcastle, hotly pursued by a D.H. Leopard Moth, on August 11, 1934.
View of the Hobo in its original form, with 35 h.p. ABC Scorpion engine and large Palmer aero wheels.
Hendy "Hobo," Pobjoy "Cataract" 80 h.p. engine
The Hobo immediately after modifications which included re-engining with a Pobjoy R engine, different undercarriage and the fitting of mass balances to the ailerons and rudder.
The Hobo at Lympne, in later life.
Lord Patrick Crichton-Stuart in his Hobo at Lympne. The aircraft was registered in his name on July 20, 1935, and based at Hanworth.
Picture shows A. L. T. Naish flying the Hendy Hobo in the 1934 King’s Cup Air Race at Hatfield.
Another view of the Hobo at Hatfield during the 1934 King’s Cup Air Race. Fuel shortage brought about a forced landing at Reading and put the Hobo out of the race.
The Hobo leaving Brooklands for Newcastle, hotly pursued by a D.H. Leopard Moth, on August 11, 1934.
Lord Patrick Crichton-Stuart at the controls of the Hobo on the occasion of the London-Cardiff Race, at Heston in September 1935.