Aeroplane Monthly 1984-01
A.Lumsden, T.Heffernan - Probe Probare (1)
One of the few photographs showing the Jockey in flight.
The Jupiter-engined Jockey seen at Brooklands.
Another view of the Jockey in flight. The basic design of this fighter was developed to meet Specification F.5/34 and became the Jockey II, known later as the Venom. The Jockey illustrated here was destroyed during spinning trials at Martlesham on July 5, 1932.
View of the Jockey fighter. The earlier view was taken at Brooklands.
View of the Jockey fighter. The picture was taken on the aircraft’s arrival at Martlesham Heath, after the addition of the Aldis sight, seen immediately in front of the windscreen.
The same aircraft, now in RAF markings and with serial number J9122 applied, at Martlesham Heath.
The Jockey fighter in its original form with 480 b.h.p. Bristol Mercury IIA radial engine installed.
The same aircraft with redesigned rear fuselage, 480 h.p. Jupiter VIIF engine (enclosed by a Townend ring) and wheel spats, at Martlesham.
Vickers Type 171 Jockey