Aeroplane Monthly 1979-11
Hawker Hurricane Mk I
North American AT-16 G-BBHK/FH153, owned by R.Lamplough and based at Duxford
This photo was taken from the tail-gun position of a North American B-25 Mitchell over Duxford in 1978, and shows Lt Cdr Chris Johnson of the Royal Navy’s Yeovilton-based Historic Aircraft Flight approaching in Sea Fury FB.11 TF956. Lt Cdr Johnson retired in September of this year.
Avro Lincoln A73-29, representing one of the many types covered in Aircraft of the RAAF 1921-1978.
The photograph depicts Rolls-Royce chief test pilot, Capt R. T. Shepherd, demonstrating the pure-jet performance of Avro Lancastrian VH742, fitted with a pair of Nene RN1 jet engines in the outboard nacelles. First flight took place on August 14, 1946.
John Fairey's Fairey Flycatcher reproduction, G-BEYB/S1278, during its appearance at RNAS Yeovilton on August 1.