Aeroplane Monthly 1988-07
Museums Guide
A unique line-up of three Boeing B-17G Flying Fortresses at Duxford in July 1987. From left to right: B-17 Preservation's 44-85784/G-BEDF Sally B, 42-38050/G-FORT Thunderbird, bought by Stephen Grey and passing through Duxford before going to the USA; and 42-31983 Mary Alice, the only non-flyer of the three, owned by the Imperial War Museum and on permanent display at Duxford.
An overall view of the Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, based in the old control tower of what used to be Dumfries Airfield. From left to right: Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star FT-36; 22,000lb bomb; Dassault Mystere 318, North American F-100 Super Sabre 54-2163, Fairey Gannet, Varsity nose section and Bristol Sycamore.
Hawker Hurricane LF751/“BN230”, now on display at Manston.
The fuselage of Waco Hadrian troop glider 243809 at the museum of Army Flying, Middle Wallop. The Museum makes extensive use of dioramas to add impact to its displays.
Gloster Javelin FAW.1 XA564 at the Aerospace Museum, RAF Cosford. The museum has nearly 70 aircraft on display.
Lightning lineage at Cosford: from front to back, Short SB.5 WG768, English Electric P.1A WG760 and Lightning F.1 XG337.
Viscount G-AMOG at Cosford.
Part of the Fleet Air Arm Museum’s vast exhibition area at Yeovilton. Seen here are the de Havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth, Fairey Swordfish II and Fairey Fulmar.