Aeroplane Monthly 1987-02
M.Oakey - Grapevine
Photographed at Thalerhof Airport near Graz in Austria, this Antonov An-2 Colt transport is destined for a new national aviation museum.
The fuselage of Douglas A-26C Invader N4806E at Rockford, Illinois before its journey across the Atlantic last year. It is now being restored at Southend, and is to be finished in USAF Korean War markings of the 3rd Bombardment Wing - black overall with red flashes.
An enormous restoration task: the remains of Handley Page Hampden P5436 laid out at the CMFT's storage site at Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.
One of the aircraft in the New England Escadrille fleet is this Republic P-47 Thunderbolt owned by Ray Stutsman of Elkhart, Indiana.
This Nardi FN.305 Italian trainer of 1935 is being restored to airworthy condition at Trento, Northern Italy, by the Gruppo Amici Velivoli Storici.