From Air Britain website:
Andrew O'Dell is running the the Radial and Trainer Fly-in at Sywell on 01 October 2016 and he would like to invite TMAC members and their aircraft to attend. All Landing Fees will be £10.00.
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Founded on 29 March 1993 – the sixtieth anniversary of
the first flight of the Miles M2 Hawk
The Miles Aircraft Collection exists to preserve the memory of:
Phillips & Powis Aircraft Ltd and Miles Aircraft Ltd.
It achieves this goal by:
Membership is open to anyone genuinely interested in
Miles aircraft. The UK annual subscription is £10.00
Overseas membership is £15.00
Members receive the new Miles Magazine at irregular
intervals – now in digital format.
Our intention for this website is to increase awareness and appreciation of the aircraft designed by F.G. Miles and his younger brother George and their impressive contribution to British aviation history.
Details of the aircraft produced, photo galleries, famous owners and pilots, published reference works, ephemera, scale models, artwork and much more will be added in due course.
If this fascinates you too and you would like to actively participate in preserving a unique range of British light aircraft, please contact the Hon. Gen. Secretary at:
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Peter Holloway is selling his beloved Magister
NOW DELAYED UNTIL 2017 EARLIEST
Photo courtesy of John Allan
The launch of Miles Aircraft - The Post-War Years 1945 to 1948 at the Museum of Berkshire Aviation, Woodley on Saturday 23 July 2016 with visiting aircraft at White Waltham. 'A fantastic day' according to author Peter Amos where the centre of attention was not just the aircraft at White Waltham but the superb ex-F.G. Miles 1935 Rolls Royce Phantom II together with owner Dave Lyons which attended both locations. The hoped for opportunity of photographing the car with an appropriate Miles aircraft to recreate the c.1937 publicity photos of it with Monarch G-AFCR was achieved thanks to Peter Bishop's lovely Whitney Straight. Sincere thanks to all those who helped make it such a memorable occasion.
Currently painted in quasi-RAF colours, it hasn't flown for many years (CofA expired in 1970 and wings were unsympathetically removed to fit into the museum we believe) and would probably be a seriously expensive restoration project.
Published this month:
Miles M.52 - Britain's Top Secret Supersonic Research Aircraft
by Tony Buttler. Published by Crecy
Commissioned by Peter Amos, and with the assistance of Professor Brian Brinkworth, this is the true story of the M.52. Utilising TMAC's accumulated researches and presented in a readable format with more technical information than hitherto published.
Retail price £24.95, available on Amazon for £14.80 + p&p
Miles Messenger being sold by Swedish Museum
1947 Messenger 2A c/n 6703 SE-BYY, ex-G-AKAO has been advertised for sale on the aircraft24.co.uk website for only €20,000.00 or c.£14,000.00
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