Air Pictorial 1956-09
J.Stevens - Farnborough 1956
The de Havilland Comet 3.
Underwing weapon pylons; a new radome to prevent excessive rain erosion are sported by the Hatfield-constructed D.H.110.
There is little difference between the Fairey Gannet Mk. 3 and the Mk. 4 shown here.
Finished in F.A.A. helicopter colours - dark sea grey above and light grey below, the Sikorsky S-58 (serial XL722) made its first flight in England on 11th August
Canberra WK163 is flight testing the Napier Scorpion rocket motor. The motor efflux is situated at the rear of the bomb bay.
Gloster Javelin Mk. 7 is now undergoing flying trials. This Mk. is fitted with an all-flying tailplane.
Blackburn Beverley.
West Germany has selected the Bristol 171 for service with the German Defence Forces. A substantial order is expected.
New photograph of the Handley Page Victor with its row of twenty-three vortex generators on the outer wing panels.
It is expected that the Hindustan Aircraft Ltd ., of Bangalore, India, will manufacture the Folland Gnat. The one depicted belongs to the Ministry of Supply.
New shape of the production Avro Vulcan wing and wingtip vortex generators can be seen in this photograph.
B.E.A.'s first Viscount 802 (G-AOJA) made Its first flight at Hurn on 27th July last.
The Britannia Type 301 made its first flight on Tuesday, 7th August with Mr. A. J. Pegg at the controls.
The second prototype Handley Page Herald made its first night on 7th August from Woodley Aerodrome. Photograph shows first prototype in Queensland Airline colours.
The Saro Skeeter 6 is in production for the Army as an A.O.P.
The English Electric P.1 will not land at Farnborough owing to Security restrictions. It will fly over on the two public days.
General arrangement drawing of the Miles H.D.M. 106 Freighter which was developed from the 105 - a converted Aerovan.
The latest version of the Avro Shackleton Mk.3 carries a lightweight lifeboat fitted to the bomb bay.
Power of the Hunting Percival Jet Provost is provided by an Armstrong Siddeley Viper turbojet.
The dorsal fin has been removed from the Agricola. (Note the New Zealand serial ZK-BMI).
Holder of the Air Speed Record - the Fairey F.D.2.
Fairey Ultra-Light helicopter.
Hawker Hunter two-seat trainer.