Aircraft Photo of VX229 | Miles M.60 Marathon Mk1 | UK - Air Force | #338536
Registration / Serial:VX229
Aircraft Original Type:Miles M.60 Marathon
Aircraft Generic Type:Miles M.60 Marathon
Aircraft Version:Miles M.60 Marathon Mk1
C/n (msn):6430
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:28 May 1952 to 24 July 1953
Photo from:Peter de Jong Collection
Photo ID: 338536
Photo Comment

The second prototype of the Miles Marathon over The Needles, off the Isle of Wight. Formerly G-AILH. Continuing as the Handley Page Marathon, the 20-passenger airliner type was unsuccessful and used mostly by the RAF as a navigation trainer.

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