Air Pictorial 1955-12
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Air Pictorial's photo-review
B.E.A. is experimenting with different styles of fuselage and tail markings. This Pionair, G-AMDZ "Frank Barnwell", has the usual fin-sited Union Jack removed to above the freight hatch and a large red band with white B.E.A. across the fin and rudder. Viscount G-AMOZ also has a new B.E.A. tail marking.
A number of Beaufighter T.T.Mk.10s have been re-built by the Flying Services Division of Short Bros.at Rochester Airport.Serials include: RD758, '781, '788, '811 and '850; also SR919.
First view of the Avon-powered SAAB-35 (Flygvapnet J35) Draken (Dragon) single-seat,all-weather fighter with a "double-delta" planform. Maximum speed is in excess of 700 m.p.h.
Rarely illustrated, aircraft of the Haiti Corps d'Aviation de l'Armea seen here at Bowen Field, Port-au-Prince, include a Boeing Model 307 Stratoliner (2003) and a Beech AT-11 Kansan (3516), with unglazed nose.
An old-timer. a Finnish Air Force Junkers W.34 transport is still going strong.
A Spanish-built Bucker Bu 133C Jungmeister (C.A.S.A. ES-1) was seen in England th is summer at the aerobatic championship rally.
Rarely illustrated, aircraft of the Haiti Corps d'Aviation de l'Armea seen here at Bowen Field, Port-au-Prince, include a Boeing Model 307 Stratoliner (2003) and a Beech AT-11 Kansan (3516), with unglazed nose.
Reported sightings of N1203, Paul Manu's special Cinerama conversion B-25 Mitchell, over various parts of the U.K. are confirmed by these photographs which show the revised nose.
The picture draws attention to the map of the world and the border of flags indicating the countries visited by the Mitchell.
Specially taken by General Electric to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the flash bulb, this photograph is believed to be the first night, air-to-air photograph of a jet aeroplane. Note the shock waves caused by the efflux from the J47-WE-33 of this F-86D Sabre.
Photographed at Fort Worth, Texas, with crudely obliterated U.S.A.F. markings, this Northrop YC-125 Raider is one of two now owned by the U.S. Department of Health. Eighteen others are to be leased to civilian operators by the Frank Ambrose Aviation Co. of Miami.
One of the french Navy SO.30-P Bretagne transports seen at Blackbushe with wing-mounted Turborneca Palas auxiliary jet units.
One of two specially modified all-yellow Auster A.O.P. Mk.7s which are now on M.V. Theron heading towards the Antarctic.They will be used on the joint U.K./N.Z./Australian and South African trans-Antarctic expedition.