One man's love for the CAP 10B, a Mexican dream...

It might have needed a good clean, but Stu Goldspink knew it was love at first sight when he laid eyes on this former Mexican Air Force CAP 10B...


French built, American registered, Mexican marked. Stu at the controls of his much-loved CAP 10B in its distinctive Fuerza Aérea Mexicana scheme

“It all started with a fish tank,” beams world renowned warbird pilot Stu Goldspink as I jump down from the wing of his delightful CAP 10B – N4238C – at Old Warden, Bedfordshire. This was back during an unseasonably warm evening last September, and the skies over the hallowed grass airfield were buzzing with all manner of types. Looking towards the Frenchbuilt aeroplane as the setting sun accentuated its characteristic curves I reply: “A fish tank?”. Stu laughs: “Yep… a fish tank!”

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