European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jun 9 1968, Page 12

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - June 9, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseFlying exhibits that Fly by Bob Hoyer. Is . Bureau chief expectant thousands gathered in the n Pic a i a threatening skies. A it via whipped the Sodden pics Shore was Irneli of rain in the air. Eit those vere Ernish spectators an they seemed to exch in the prospects of 11 Sno her Shower. As Long As Thep a became ii Borno. They would be it Vous even o dousing. Raincoat Skui. Brandishing umbrella cameras ?.nd lenses they pressed for t. Ard gains a Roe Barrier As a to Vin Tage planes taxied to the Edge or the runway la a drizzle. Would they Fly the crowd was patient. The least bravest in cars of them Vintage r in their own right Waite for the decision. Under a Beer leaking rain Lesserene i Sias s ripped on their pints exchanged banter while they waited. In fide the buildings protected from the weather others scrutinized an cent p lanes cars. Then a voice on the Public address announced the first plane. A 1931 Avro Tutor sputtered to life its single propel Lor Chipping a Circle in the drizzle. Across the Field the biplane Bounce jauntily into the air climbed Stead in. Then levelled off for a pass Over the crowd. After a half dozen passes the Avro landed in the gathering Mist. Black Clouds closed in on the Field the misting the Meadow thickened. In the meantime spectators in their cars munched on sandwiches sipped co fee Beer. Al heir a hence ultimately paid off. A t i it setup in the rain brought the pm snorting to action a 1914e.t.-,m of a Fokker Windecker. In the cockpit of the world War German Type As it raced across the Meadow for Takeoff was Joan Lucuius. A tiny Pilot whose experience a k to world War ii. Thrush the be iting rain she guide the in pass after pass across the flu filed Tiu . Many of them peer i. C. _ Cuy r. Their umbrellas. A r. As -. A Micro i a. As to s no a. The Fokker a i � _.-. Erc e i a / ll.-.". 10 m-.? old planes a. N Erb Kes. An to mobiles her a carriages ail of hit h Are kept i i Piej Ati g condition. Situated at old Warden Ai drome i Bedfordshire 50 Miles Norm of in Inion Fage 12 that takes Ilion bears the name of it Lichard 0. Shuttleworth. 1 Auto enthusiast in his irs Shuttleworth started the with old cycles cars in i he Learned to Fly in 1935 he aviation Section of the Murning his Pilot s License shut joined the Raf Reserve pro i with the outbreak of worlds called to Active duty in -1939. Killed during a night flight in i collection has continued in is supported by a Trust pied by his Mother in 1944. War the collection Hasi to grow now contains Janes 16 antique bicycles 16cars, 12 motorbikes a be carriages. Planes in the collection Are a peels a 1909 Bleriot Type 1910, Hurricane the Type the Battle of Britain Marine spitfire i Are the i Are restored kept intone running condition i83 makes the Shuttleworth different than the Ordinary mobiles in the collection n 1868 Iron framer Vered with Iron fitted to the front with the Public re in a fal1 paen 1 House is each Ai drome the shi011 Fly a House conjunction Ion the Pilot Joan Hughes flew this 1915 Fokker during open House. The stars St Pis 1 participated Yang exhibit 8 Gool even As 5 000then-, fingers this super Marine spit fire . I served in British Wii defense. Is photos by Guenter Schuettler Avro biplane to one of Many workable prizes owned by museum. Crossley out Hawker Hurricane plane on display at Ai drome the stars stripes Page 13

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