Aeroplane Monthly 1985-09
Page Engineering's Nigel Randall, left, with a model of the prototype DC-3 (American Airlines DST-114 NC14988). Page presented it to the Dutch Dakota Association, winners of the DC-3 Jubilee concours d'elegance at Fairford on July 14, 1985. With him is Bob Madden of McDonnell Douglas UK. Also in the picture is another 1935 classic, in the shape of B-17 Sally B.
Capt Mike Russell's D.H.2 replica, recently modified to resemble a Vickers Gunbus, is seen here at Cranfield on June 30. It climbs like a Pitts', says Russell.
Cessna 195 N4372N being serviced by Brinkley Light Aircraft Services at Standalone Farm, Beds on June 29, 1985. The Cessna, built in 1947, had been flown across the Atlantic to Paris via Greenland and Iceland by its owner, Don Monaco.
Latest restoration from the Hamble-based Antique Aeroplane Company is Ian White's D.H.60 Moth G-AAHY, seen here on its first flight, during the first week of July 1985. Built from parts of ex-Swiss Moth HB-AFI, the aircraft is painted in the red and black colour scheme of the Brooklands Flying School of the Thirties.
Duxford Aviation Society's latest acquisition, Handley Page Dart Herald G-APWJ, touches down at Duxford on July 7, 1985.
Avro 626 NZ203 on its first post-restoration flight, at Ohakea on July 8, 1985.
Mike Beach's Slingsby Gull 3 at Brooklands on June 8, 1985.