Aeroplane Monthly 1986-04
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Grapewine
Albatros D Va replica G-BFXL is being prepared for flight at Yeovilton. Note the large lumps of ballast bolted into the nose to compensate for the underweight engine.
The remnants of Super­marine S.5 replica G-BDFF/ N220 before its rebuild.
Percival Mew Gull G-AEXF in the workshops of Skysport Engineering on February 26, 1986. Skysport are to restore the Gull for new owner Desmond Penrose.
Hawker Osprey SE-AYR, photographed in the late Forties, has recently been recovered for restoration in Sweden.
Ex-RAE de Havilland Devon VP975 is the latest addition to the Science Museum at Wroughton, Wilts.
The fuselage of Deicke ADM 11 D-YHEX was recently rescued from a stable near Munich.