Romping birds go at speeds of almost 60mph

BIRDS, assisted by a north wind, romped home from Wetherby, about 87 miles for most lofts, at almost 60 miles an hour.

Back on top form was the partnership of John Hardy and John Burt who took the first three positions in Boston and District Flying Club.

Results:

Boston and District FC (8-201): 1, 2 and 3 Hardy, Troops, Burt and Son 1718 yards per minute, 1704 and 1702, 4, 5 and 6 D. Brackenbury 1701, 1700.925 and 1700.298, 7 Trinder and Reams 1664, 8 R. Knight and Sons 1659, 9 C. Collins and Son 1657, 10 and 11 Trinder and Reams 1633 and 1631, 12 Mr and Mrs E. Attwater 1624.