Aeroplane Monthly 1987-12
November 19, 1939: first flight of the Heinkel He 177 Greif (the four coupled "twin-engines" had a habit of bursting into flame)
This dramatic photograph, taken by GORDON BAIN, depicts Richard Parker’s Denham-based Noorduyn AT-16 Harvard IIB G-BAFM/FS728 being flown by Pete Kinsey on September 26, 1987.
GORDON BAIN photographed Vic Wheeler's D.H.82A Tiger Moth G-AOZH/NM129/"K2572" on August 20 this year
This Santa Monica-based Stinson V-77, N65846, painted in World War Two Royal Navy colours, actually served with the RN as part of the Lend-Lease agreement.