Aeroplane Monthly 1993-05
A passenger strapped into the converted bomb bay of a BOAK Mosquito on the wartime UK - Sweden service in 1944. Although physically cut off from the crew, he was in radio contact with them throughout the flight.
How it all began. The Royal Air Force celebrated its 75th anniversary on April 1, 1993; this rare and evocative 1918-style formation of two Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5as, photographed by PHOTO LINK in May 1987, features the Shuttleworth Collection’s F904 flown by Angus McVitie and the late Hon Patrick Lindsay’s G-BLXT/B4683 flown by Tony Bianchi.
From an original painting by Gerald Palmer, the print depicts de Havilland Heron G-AORG Duchess of Brittany over Jersey’s Corbiere lighthouse.
DAVID MUSCROFT's dramatic photograph of Vic Norman's "Crunchie" Stearman being put through its paces last season.