Aeroplane Monthly 1979-10
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D.Brown - Wings over Sussex
THE "KILL-JOY" TROPHY: Two of the S.E.5A's taking off together.
Mrs Elliott Lynn’s S.E.5A, G-EBPA, seen here competing in the Killjoy Trophy Race at Bournemouth in April 1927, was later owned by F. G. Miles until scrapped in 1932.
Avro 504K G-EBZB being flown over Wilmington, Sussex, by J. Sale in May 1933, with Mrs W. M. Allenby waving from the passenger's seat. This aircraft was withdrawn from use in October 1933.
The Gnat Aero Company's Avro 504K G-EAJU at Shoreham.
Avro 504K G-EBJE, now preserved as E449 at the RAF Museum, Hendon.
The Avro 504K owned by L. E. R. Bellairs during the first half of 1928. It later passed into the hands of Southern Aircraft Ltd, also at Shoreham.
Another view of E. D. A. Biggs' Martinsyde, seen at Shoreham in 1930.
The ill-fated Martinsyde F.4, G-EBMI, fitted with a 300 h.p. Hispano- Suiza. It crashed at Woodley, Reading, on August 24, 1930.
The Avro 534 Baby bought by L. E. R. Bellairs and F. G. Miles in 1927, fitted with a 60 h.p. A.D.C. Cirrus I engine.
This incident involving Bantam G-EAFL and Bellairs' Avian G-EBVA is thought to have occurred in the summer of 1928.
This incident involving Bantam G-EAFL and Bellairs' Avian G-EBVA is thought to have occurred in the summer of 1928.
This Avro 548A was owned by A. G. Head at Shoreham, who also took the heading photograph to this article. Parts of it were used to rebuild G-EBJE for the RAF Museum.
One of three FAA Supermarine Seagull IIIs converted between 1928-9, G-EBXH worked along the south coast.
The Sopwith Dove evolved from the Pup fighter.
The second Whippet at Stag Lane in 1923.
Austin Whippet G-EAPF was built by the Austin Motor Company Ltd in 1919. Bought by F. G. Miles, it languished at Shoreham until 1931.