Silver machine

Mainland Europe’s sole example of the Spartan 7W Executive is a gorgeous vision in polished metal, and a joy for its French owner-pilot

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Sébastien Mazzuchetti flying his Spartan 7W Executive, N47W, north-east of Paris.
PHOTOGRAPHY: PIERRE-ETIENNE LANGENFELD

She sits on the grass of a French airfield, her highly polished aluminium surfaces glistening in the sum, setting off her sleek, streamlined curves. Brought over to France from its former US base by Sébastien ‘Skippy’ Mazzuchetti, an Air France pilot with more than 6,000 hours in his logbook, Spartan 7W Executive N47W is a very attractive addition to the continental vintage aircraft scene.

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