UK Percival Mew Gulls

MIGHTY MEWS

The Shuttleworth Collection’s Percival Mew Gull G-AEXF and David Beale’s replica G-HEKL make for a splendid pair — and an interesting comparison

By BEN DUNNELL

Photography by DARREN HARBAR

With two Percival Mew Gulls now gracing British skies, it was only natural to bring them together. Thanks to the Shuttleworth Collection and David Beale, several times their respective machines have displayed together over Old Warden, paying tribute to the exploits of these exceptional, no-compromises racers.

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