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Z2389 Hurricane II, I have been looking through some of my earlier pics of Duxford and notice this one which is now at Brooklands once served with the Eagle Squadron [No 71] at Martlesham Heath

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The perimeter track north of MHAS Museum

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Martlesham Heath

A prototype Avro 748 Srs 2 was landed on a ploughed field in  tests for the RAF  Tony Blackman Vulcan Test Pilot was in the ****pit and these photos were sent to me by him.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawker_Siddeley_Andover

Tony during his career including President of the Empire Pilots Test School, Chirf test pilot for the Avro Vulcan which included a loop and half roll at Farnborough, and accompanying Howard Hughes whilst testing another Avro Airliner. He was used a  consultant on the Hughes Film AVIATOR.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUi8-V28Vcc


Photos courtesy Of Tony Blackman and  taken during Andover sales demonstration described in his autobiography "Tony Blackman Test Pilot

Tony is a prolific Author of Fact and Fiction and MH also mentioned in the book a couple of times in relation to automatic landings.

 

 

 

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-- Edited by tarkey on Friday 8th of April 2016 01:22:37 PM

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