Replica Mignet HM.14 Flying Flea ‘G-ADVU’ (BAPC211)

  • Description

    Allocated British Aircraft Preservation Council (BAPC) No 211. On display at the North East Land, Sea & Air Museums (NELSAM), Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, UK. 11th September 2017 The following information about this replica is from the very informative NELSAM website:- “Our example is a replica built by the Vintage & Rotary Wing Collection based near Stoke-on-Trent. The original aircraft was built and flown in the early 1930's by a Mr Burns who lived locally, and whose son owned Burns Garage in nearby Congleton. The replica was built over some 18 months taking approximately 1000 man hours using a copy of the original plans supplied by RAF Hendon. The cost of the project was partially funded by Burns Garage in return for the Flea spending a period of time on display at the garage. The engine used in the replica is a two-cylinder air cooled 850cc as used in a DAF car and the propeller was hand made by the V&RW Collection. In 1994 the collection donated the replica to NEAM.”
  • Owner

    Hawkeye UK
  • Source

    Flickr (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-ShareAlike License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 3 months ago
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    Picture Taken: 2017-09-11T15:55:17
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