The War Illustrated No 25 Vol February 23rd 1940

February 23rd, 1940 JIL 1ft. a i lI* lust rated No. 25 THE EYES OF THE ARMY ARE IN THE AIR I High above the clouds, inline ahead, seW tla n d Lysander monoplanes present an imposing appearance. These R.A .F. machines, designed for co-operation with the Army ,are two-seaters of great m a noe u v bra ility fitted with 905 h.p. Bristol engines, with a speed of 230 m.p.h. When the King visited theW e s tla n d works on February 7,1940, he saw flights by a test pilot displaying the very unusual qualities of these ’planes, which can almost hover in a strong head-wind. See also illustration sin passe 147. Pholo, Charles E. Drown
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