MISSILE CARRIER. Compare the close-set launching arm for the Fireflash guided missile on this Hunter Mk. 4 (XF310) with that on the Swift.
SKYBUS is the name given by New York Airways, Inc., to the newest additions to their pioneer, all-helicopter fleet - the first commercial Sikorsky S-58 twelve-seaters. Illustrated is N876 which is serving on the New York inter-airport shuttle flights every forty-five minutes.
HELIO H-391 COURIER (N4101D). a S.T.O.L. four-seater utilises full-span Handley Page-Lachmann automatic slats.
VIETNAMESE BEECH 18 photographed at Saigon bears the new orange (with three concentric red rings) military markings - plus U.S. civil registration N3458B.
IN TRANSIT KIWI (ZK-BQE; ex-N3010V) is a New Zealand-bound Beech D18S "Spirit of North Otago" seen at Croydon recently.
FIRST EUROPEAN Aero Commander (HB-GAK) five/seven-seater was delivered to a Zurich publishing house in September.
The prototype Super Mystere BI1("01" ) first flew on 2nd March 1955. Now 30-mm. gun ports have been added under the nose, the canopy strut strengthened and the tail cone cut back. Note underwing DEFA rocket containers.
SQUARE DANCING, CLOWNS and a "caller" were some of the amusing devices employed by U.S. Army Aviation to give the ,1956 (Oklahoma City) National Air Show visitors "rotary-wing indoctrination". Two Sikorsky H-19Ds (R.A.F. Whirlwind Mk . 5 type), and a Bell H-13E "clown" (photo).
MISSILE CARRIER. Swift Mk. 7 (XF113) has a deep g.m. launching arm. Unlike "private venture" Hunter, the Swift has military markings.
CESSNA YA-41-CE (temporarily registered N5156) is the newest U.S. Army Aviation two/four-seat A.O.P. currently undergoing evaluation trials. The YH-41 illustrated is actually the first prototype which was recorded in civilian guise in the September Air Pictorial.
ONLY AERONCA C-1 still on the British Register, G-AEFT (c/n. A.610) is owned by H. Dodd of Newcastle. Built in 1937, this 36-h.p. Aeronca E.113C-powered two-seater is in perfect condition.
SWISS MOSKITO (HB-AXI) is the 1931-designed Comte A.C.12, a three-seater, powered either by radial Genet or as in this case by a 120-h.p. D.H. Gipsy III in-line. Four Moskitos are still registered in Switzerland .
DANISH KZ-II-T (OY-FAG), a post-war development of the Kupe (Coupe-enclosed) and Sport tandem-seaters has larger rudder area and in this case a "local mod." canopy. Power is a 145-h.p. D.H. Gipsy Major 10.
RAAB MORAA PROTOTYPE (D-EBAC) two seater has been considerably developed in the past year. A Porsche replaces the 30-h .p. Volkswagen engine, altering the nose outline. The rudder is deeper and the undercarriage strengthened.
CHANGED-ROLE VAMPIRES. A D.H.113 Vampire NF. Mk. 10 (WM729) two-seat night fighter now relegated to training duties.
A D.H.115 Vampire T. Mk. 11 (WZ589) emblazoned with the red and white checkerboard markings of No. 56 (F) Squadron - equipped with Hunter F. Mk. 5s.
Backbone of France 's defence interceptor strength is the Dassault Mystere. The Super Mystere B2 will be flying in early 1957 and will augment the fighter role with that of ground attack. Like the Super Mystere B1, the B2 will be supersonic in level flight. The B 1/2 stems from the Mystere IVB and will supplement and then replace the current production Mystere IVA (photo).
Backbone of France 's defence interceptor strength is the Dassault Mystere. The Super Mystere B2 will be flying in early 1957 and will augment the fighter role with that of ground attack. Like the Super Mystere B1, the B2 will be supersonic in level flight. The B 1/2 stems from the Mystere IVB (photo) and will supplement and then replace the current production Mystere IVA.