Aeroplane Monthly 1981-09
John Stokes' P-51D Mustang, N2251D, was pieced together from two wrecks.
Wreckage of the Mitsubishi Ki 21 "Sally" seen near Rabaul Airport, SW Pacific Islands, in 1975.
Hawker Sea Fury N232 was built up from several ex-Royal Canadian Navy machines by Frank Sanders and used to develop his successful smoke generators. MICHAEL O’LEARY’S photograph shows N232 adding a bit more smog to the Los Angeles Basin.
"Moment of Triumph" The Supermarine S6B by Gerald Coulson.
On April 20, 1981 the Shuttleworth Gladiator L8032 was taken for a high altitude airing for the benefit of AIR PORTRAITS’ camera. During the flight the aircraft reached 5,000ft, the highest it has flown for some time.
Percival Proctor G-ALJF photographed over Skjer, Denmark on June 14, 1981.
Shackleton AEW2 WR965 of No 8 Sqn, based at Lossiemouth, over the Moray Firth in November 1979.
Former Antilles Air Boats' Short Sandringham, N158C, seen at Calshot earlier this year where it is currently under restoration
"Glittering Wings" by Laurence Bagley. The Supermarine Southampton taking off from Calshot.