g erti

Arthur Shappey, Steward of the Aeroplane

 “Yeah, the dames. Stupid dames. You had any luck with the horses?’ ‘No, the horses are all … idiots. You know, between the dames and the horses, sometimes I don’t even know why I put my hat on.’ That’s how they talk in bars, isn’t it?” 

Descriptions of G-ERTI at the auction:

“…not only is it in one piece, it actually flew here…”

“… scrap metal ….”

“…. decent little bizz jet …”

“…. often underrated gem of an aircraft … ”

“…. timeless classic aeronautical design … ” (not sure I got that one right)

“…. masterpiece of aviation …”