Aeroplane Monthly 1977-05
HAWKER HUNTER flown by NEVILLE DUKE. The Hunter began life as the P.1067, designed by Sir Sydney Camm to meet Air Ministry Specification F.3/48. In June 1948 three prototypes were ordered, the first of which made its maiden flight from Boscombe Down on July 20,1951 with Duke as pilot. In the third aircraft the 7,500lb s.t. Rolls-Royce Avon was replaced by the Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire. The first production Hunter F.l first flew on May 16,1953.
The Hawker Sea Furies belonging to Frank Sanders (nearest) and Lloyd Hamilton, putting in some practice laps at the Mojave Air Races in March 1976.
The Hawker Hart two-seat light day bombers of No 57 Squadron were photographed by THE AEROPLANE in the mid-1950s.
A fine study of the first T-tailed Hughes 500D on the British Register, G-BEJY, photographed by TOM HAMILL of Flight on February 20, 1977.
Flight International photographer TOM HAMILL took this photograph of the Shuttleworth Collection's Avro 504K during a sortie from Old Warden aerodrome on August 29, 1971. Originally a Lynx-engined 504N, it is now powered by a 110 h.p. Le Rhone rotary.