The de Havilland DH.88 Comet

One of the most elegant aircraft ever built, the DH.88 Comet is notably famous for winning the 1934 McRobertson air race from London to Melbourne. Three Comets entered the race, which was won by Charles Scott and Tom Campbell Black in G-ACSS, painted red and nicknamed “Grosvenor House”. Jim Mollison and his wife Amy (born […]

Piper Cub

The Piper Cub is the aircraft that made flying accessible to most and is often called the “Ford Model T” of aviation. With over 19,000 Cubs produced until 1946, it is still a very popular aircraft and copies are still being produced today, more than 70 years after its first flight.   1. This Cub, […]

Stampe & Vertongen SV.4

1. The SV.4C was a postwar license-built version manufactured in France by the SNCAN and powered with a Renault engine. F-BCXD was a SV.4C built in Sartrouville in december 1946 and modified to SV.4A standard in 1956. Thanks to Pierre vdB, owner of this good-looking aircraft. 2. Another SV.4A, restored to its original condition and […]