Air Enthusiast 2003-01
J.Cotter - A rare bird
Redwing II G-ABNX, the sole survivor of its type, sits out on the grass at Redhill on August 16, 2002, the day the Redwing Preservation Trust was launched.
G-ABNX regularly flies from Redhill.
Pilot Nocholas Parkhouse in G-ABNX following a flight at Redhill.
G-ABNX is ideally situated at Redhill, the aircraft being very much a part of Surrey's aviation heritage.
John Pothecary turns the propeller prior to start-up.
Pippa Martin, daughter of John Lane, is a keen supporter of the Redwing.
Close-up showing the five-cylinder Genet.
G-ABNX taxies out at Redhill. In the right seat is John Pothecary who rebuilt the aircraft.
The Redwing features an exceptionally wide track undercarriage.
Members of the Redwing Preservation Trust assembled by G-ABNX at Redhill in August 2002.
Detail shot of the Redwing' sturdy undercarriage.
Redwing I G-AAUO fitted with the ABC Hornet engine, which was later replaced with the Genet.
The Redwing's instrument panel.
Side-by-side seating arrangement in G-ABNX.
Original 1930s Redwing advertisement.
Two advertisements promoting the Redwing's pilot-friendly flight characteristics.