Aviation Historian 30
P.Jarrett - Lost & Found
The engineless airframe of the Miles L.R.5 gets some short-lived TLC from members of the British Association of Aviation Clubs in 1947. Designed and built by members of the development team at Miles’s Liverpool Road premises in Reading (hence the “L.R.” designation) in their spare time over the winter of 1944-45, the machine had a span of 36ft 0in (10-97m) and a length of 26ft 5in (8-05m).
The M.64/L.R.5 shortly after completion in early 1947, bearing the B Conditions identity U6 and the yellow encircled “P” denoting a prototype on the fuselage.