G-AUBV  Farman Sport                     (c/n  8)

                                    

                                           This ancient machine was imported in 1921 for the Shaw-Ross Engineering and Aviation
                                           Co Ltd of Port Melbourne, Victoria.   Its Certificate of Registration was allowed to lapse
                                           ten years later and it was destroyed in a disastrous hangar fire at Port Melbourne on
                                           7 August 1931.  That is three days after I was born, incidentally.  The above image is
                                           from The A J Jackson Collection at Brooklands Museum.   For the entire range of images
                                           available, go to http://www.ajjcollection.co.uk