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Shuttleworth Race Day, 06/10/19

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Shuttleworth Race Day, 06/10/19

Post by TheMightyOz » Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:18 pm

The weather was far from ideal, but thankfully the rain stopped early in the morning. The wind gradually increased through the day and put paid to several of the scheduled display items. However, as usual, Shuttleworth still managed to put on a good show.

Some non-display aircraft arriving to start with:

D-EYGL
1954 Zlin 126
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G-BOMU
1977 Piper PA-28-181 Cherokee Archer II
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G-SHRT
2004 Robinson R44 Raven II
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G-TWTR
2010 Robinson R44 Raven II
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Being towed on to static display just after arrival:

G-ESSL
1981 Cessna 182R Skylane
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Now on with the flying display, which started with a glider race:

BGA1697 / VV400
1947 EoN Olympia
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G-CLMO
2014 Schleicher ASW 28-18 E
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SP-AAB
1956 Yakovlev Yak-12M (this was the tug for the Schleicher)
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G-SVAS
1961 Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub (landing on the cross runway after towing the Olympia up)
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The Chipmunk, C180, Bulldog and Spartan had a mock air race:

G-BNZC / 671
1952 de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk 22
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G-ASIT
1956 Cessna 180
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G-KDOG / XX624
1973 Scottish Aviation Bulldog
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N17633 / NC17633
1939 Spartan 7W Executive
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G-BFMF
1982 Cassutt Racer IIIM
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G-TFSI / 414251 "Contrary Mary"
1944 North Amercian TF-51D Mustang
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G-BKTH / Z7015
1939 Hawker Sea Hurricane IB
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G-AAZP
1930 de Havilland DH80A Puss Moth
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G-KAPW / XF603
1955 Percival P56 Provost T.1 filling in for some of the aircraft that were unable to display.
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G-IITC
1998 CAP232
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G-DRAM
1969 Reims Cessna FR172F Reims Rocket closing the display.
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And a couple of visiting aircraft departing to finish with:

1980 Rollason Beta B2A
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G-ACOJ
1934 de Havilland DH85 Leopard Moth
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Cheers,
Oz

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Re: Shuttleworth Race Day, 06/10/19

Post by andygolfer » Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:28 pm

very nice Mark, I decided not go because of the forecast but looks like they put on a good show after all
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Re: Shuttleworth Race Day, 06/10/19

Post by LondonEye » Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:15 am

Well done on a grey day. Some nice pictures and older interesting types.
Favourites for me are the Spartan and green Cassutt.
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