Aircraft Photo of G-MJWV | Southdown Sailwings Lightning DS/Gemini | AirHistory.net #30786
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:G-MJWV
Aircraft Original Type:Southdown Sailwings Lightning DS/Gemini
Aircraft Generic Type:Southdown Sailwings Lightning DS/Gemini
Aircraft Version:Southdown Sailwings Lightning DS/Gemini
C/n (msn):WB-01
Location
City / Airport:Manchester - City / BartonMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCB   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
Event:Manchester Evening News Fly-in 1983
 
Photo Date:14 August 1983
Photo by:Mick Bajcar
Photo ID: 30786
Photo Comment

At this time microlight flying in the UK was in its infancy with most aircraft being based on hang-gliders. This example was one of three present at a fly-in sponsored by the Manchester Evening News. Its registration was cancelled in 1995. With thanks to the British Microlight Aircraft Association for their help in identifying it.

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