Aeroplane Monthly 1983-03
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Ed Weiner's P-51 Mustang Bardahl II, photographed in 1968. Painted all yellow with black checks this Mustang featured a cut down cockpit canopy that gave 60 per cent less frontal area than a conventional bubble-type canopy
This Bristol F.2B, serial unknown, was named The Crocodile and flew with No 7 Training Sqn from Netheravon in 1918.
Bristol Monoplane C4995, named The Lilac Domino, was probably the personal aircraft of Maj P. Q. Studd, DSO, and it ended its days when written off in a crash near Stonehenge in 1918.
The D.H.82A Tiger Moth G-ADWG, a regular pre-war airshow performer with C.W.A. Scott's circus during the mid-1980s. The aircraft was sold in India in January 1940.
Auster J-5P Autocar was registered in Austria as OE-DBC in 1956. The J-5P was powered by a D.H. Gipsy Major 10 Mk 1 and 23 were built by Austers at Rearsby.
The latest British Nieuport racing machine, as seen from the side. This photograph was taken at Martlesham Heath in 1920.
Another view of the Goshawk taken at Martlesham Heath in 1920. In that year's Aerial Derby the aircraft had to retire during the first lap with engine trouble.
This Brouchet MB-84, G-AYVT, was photographed at Sywell on July 6, 1975. It was built in France and was originally registered as F-BGLI.