Aeroplane Monthly 1983-02
P.Jarrett - Grapevine
Spitfire Mk XIV G-MXIV in primer coat after roll-out at Cranfield on November 26, 1982.
Kingsford Smith’s Lockheed Altair in its original form, as X118W Anzac. After registration as VH-USB the Altair took up the British marks G-ADUS for the England-Australia record attempt.
Short Sunderland V Excalibur VIII emerges from the Solent on December 13, 1982. The boat will remain at Calshot until April this year. The beaching was carried out by men from the REME at Marchwood, led by Warrant Officer Ray Bevan.