Air Pictorial 1987-09
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A.Johnson - Register Review
The aircraft was among the many visitors to the PFA Rally at Cranfield early in July 1987; SE.5A G-BLXT is actually a US-Built Eberhardt SE.5E. It has been rebuilt to SE.5A standard and painted to represent James McCudden's 'B4863'.
Super Cub G-SCUB is painted in US Army colours with its previous serial '54-2447'. Note the 4-wheel soft terrain undercarriage
Shorts 330s G-BIFK (seen here) and G-BIOE have been acquired by the US Army for use at Kwajalein Atoll
The aircraft was among the many visitors to the PFA Rally at Cranfield early in July 1987; Stampe SV-4C G-BMNV is the first in the UK to be fitted with a Lycoming engine in place of the normal Renault engine
DH.82B Queen Bee G-BLUZ/'LF858', believed to be one of only three remaining examples, was another visitor to the Air-Britain Air Rally at Wroughton 27/6/87
Piper J/4A Cub Coupe G-AFZA, one of three currently registered in the UK, was a visitor to the Air-Britain Air Rally.
Frontline Aviation of Teesside have acquired Warrior G-BNJM, the former N8015V, seen here at Leeds-Bradford 29/6/87.
Gemini 1A G-AISD was another visitor to Wroughton. It has recently been rebuilt at Exeter after returning to the UK from Belgium where it had been registered OO-RLD
Gemini 1A G-AKHP was one of three of the type which visited the Air-Britain Air Rally at Wroughton 27/6/87
Rutan Vari-Eze G-IVAN has now been converted to twin engine configuration with two Hewland engines and a fully retractable undercarriage (both Colin Addison).