Articles tagged Shuttleworth Veteran Aeroplane Society

Page 144 of September 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 144, September 2008

Bill Boddy

A life in the fast lane Family wealth allowed Dick Shuttleworth to pursue his passion for racing and flying, while his adventurous streak occasionally led him into trouble with the law Richard Shuttleworth (or Ormonde) was born in July 1909, educated at Eton and served with the Lancer Regiment. His parents, Colonel Frank and Dorothy Clotilda Lang, had been presented to King Edward VII and...

Page 99 of June 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 99, June 2005

WB Rumblings

To commemorate the LSR at Pendine Sands in Wales, when in July 1925 Malcolm Campbell became the first driver to exceed 150mph, with the 350hp Sunbeam, the STD Register is holding a meeting at Pendine on July 21. The Sunbeam will be on the sands again, brought from the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, although not as a runner. It is hoped that other veteran and vintage racing Sunbeams will be...

Page 123 of April 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 123, April 1997

The Shuttleworth collection

The Shuttleworth Veteran Aeroplane Society is separate from the Collection, existing to provide finance and assistance for the latter. Since 1994 it has looked after the Road Transport Workshop, which has kept 16 cars, 10 motorcycles, historic bicycles and some carriages in serviceable order. The annual VSCC Shuttleworth Vintage Transport Day will be held on August 17, while there will be sunset...

Page 64 of June 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, June 1992

'Mother Gun' hits target

Back in 1924, at Brooklands, JG Parry Thomas — whose living depended largely upon such exploits — joined jockey-cum-racer George Duller and inventor Lionel Rapson to break the world's long-distance records up to 15 hours at the helm of Rapson's 6178 cc Lanchester. Their speed after 12 hours bettered that of previous, longer records. A lap speed in excess of 100 mph was maintained, but there were...

Page 78 of May 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, May 1996

V-to-C Miscellany

Brooklands Museum fixtures for 1996 include meetings there by such clubs and cars as the Singer OC (May 5), MG Day and Packard OC (May 12), Citroen Specials Club (May 26), Italian Inter-Marque Association and Vintage Scooter Club (July 7), Kit-cars and Austin Cambridge & Westminster Club (July 14), Rover Sports Register (August 4), VMCC Special Day (September 1), T-Fords (September 8), Alvis...

Page 70 of December 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 70, December 1988

Shuttleworth Trust Anniversary

I used to watch the late Richard (Dick) Shuttleworth race at Brooklands and Donington Park. I remember him rushing frenziedly about his shed at the Track, flinging spares into his 30/98, and how he used to take off in his Comper Swift from just outside the shed instead of from the aerodrome — to Duncan Davis' wrath! Before that, I used to see Shuttleworth driving his de Dietrich in Brighton Runs...

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