Aeroplane Monthly 1976-03
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Concorde G-BOAA leaves Heathrow for Bahrain at 1130hr GMT on January 21, 1976. Simultaneously, Air France Concorde F-BVFA left de Gaulle Airport for Rio, bringing air transport into the supersonic era.
Focke-Wulf Fw 190F-8/U.1
On January 15, 1976, a Vertol Chinook transported McDonnell Banshee 126464 from Ottawa to Canadian Forces Base, Toronto, where it will be restored for display at the Air Museum, Ottawa. The 300-mile flight took four hours.
On January 15, 1976, a Vertol Chinook transported McDonnell Banshee 126464 from Ottawa to Canadian Forces Base, Toronto, where it will be restored for display at the Air Museum, Ottawa. The 300-mile flight took four hours.
Philip Mann’s Lysander G-BCWL, seen at Wycombe Air Park.
The Boeing Model 100 (F4B-1)
Philip Wolf’s Beech 17 Staggerwing G-BDCK airborne December 1975.
The low-cost Robinson R22 ultra-light two-seat helicopter is aimed at the light aeroplane market. It has a claimed cruising speed of 100 m.p.h.
The Sikorsky XH-59A Advanced Blade Concept helicopter is expected to reach 160kt, and 300kt with auxiliary jets fitted.
Hawker Nimrod No 801 Squadron HMS Furious 1934
Grumman AA-1B Traveller G-BDLS, first of six for the London School of Flying at Elstree.