Aeroplane Monthly 1987-08
J.Stroud - Wings of Peace
Part of a National Aviation Day formation: left to right, the Airspeed Ferry G-ABSI, D.H. Tiger Moth G-ACEZ and Handley Page Clive G-ABYX.
National Aviation Day Display's silver and green Ferry, G-ABSI.
Many joyriders in the Airspeed Ferries were given a low-level pass in front of the crowd.
This view of the first Airspeed Ferry clearly shows the unusual wing and engine layout.
Ferry G-ABSI after being re-engined with de Havilland Gipsy Majors.
Midland & Scottish Air Ferries' second Airspeed Ferry, G-ACFB, at Liverpool.
The general layout of the Ferry is well shown in this view of G-ABSI.
The first Ferry, G-ABSI Youth of Britain II, photographed at Hanworth Air Park in May 1932.
National Aviation Day Display's second Ferry, G-ABSJ Youth of Britain III, later renamed Youth of Africa. In September 1934 'SJ was sold in India as VT-AFO.
THE LATEST PASSENGER-CARRIER: The cabin of the Airspeed "Ferry" has seats for 10 passengers, who all get an excellent view.
The cabin and pilot's position in Ferry G-ABSI.
KEITH WOODCOCK'S painting shows G-ACBT, Midland & Scottish Air Ferries' first Ferry, which had no raised centre-section fuel tank.