Aeroplane Monthly 1976-09
Dewoitine D 520 No 862, seen at Base Aerienne 116 in Luxeuil, France, is now undergoing restoration to airworthy condition.
Confederate Air Force North American P-51D Mustang N5428V "Gunfighter” flown by Col Ed Messick and photooraphed by MITSUO SHIBATA.
Confederate Air Force Bell P-63 Kingcobra N191H
The Hawker Sea Furies of Frank Sanders (nearest, N232) and Lloyd Hamilton (N588) practicing at the Mojave Air Races March 1976.
An RAF Nimrod photographed these new Soviet V/Stol maritime strike aircraft aboard the new carrier Kiev, now operating in the Mediterranean. Believed to be Yakovlev-designed, they are thought to have a lift/cruise engine augmented by a direct lift engine. Overall length is about 50ft.
Союзниками было захвачено значительное количество Heinkel He 162. Данный самолет совершил 26 полетов в британском исследовательском центре RAE в фарнборо, его восстановили для выставки на британской авиабазе Сент-Атан.
Heinkel He 162A-2
The Lockheed P-38L Lightning owned by Confederate Air Force Colonel John Stokes.
A McDonnell Douglas F-15 in a new Bicentennial colour scheme, first displayed on July 4, 1976, over the St Louis riverfront Gateway Arch.
Latest addition to Canada's National Aeronautical Collection is de Havilland D.H.80A Puss Moth CF-PEI, previously G-AHLO and HM534.
Gloster Gamecock No 32 Squadron RAF
Australian Clive Canning flew from Melbourne to the seventh PFA rally at Sywell, Northants, in his homebuilt Thorp T18. Leaving Australia on June 16, 1976, he reached the UK on July 1.
On July 8, 1976, Antilles Air Boats' Short Sandringham VP-LVE alighted in the Shannon Estuary at Foynes, Co Clare, after a flight from the Virgin Islands. It will return early in September.