Aeroplane Monthly 1976-12
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Boeing B-17G 44-85784, registered, in America as N17TE when AIR PORTRAITS took this picture on a sortie from Duxford, has now joined the British civil register as G-BEDF.
Brussels Air Museum’s Hawker Hurricane IIc LF545 is now on display again following complete restoration.
With the closure of RAF Tern Hill, the Westland/Aerospatiale Gazelles of the RAF’s helicopter display team, the Gazelles, are now based at RAF Shawbury, Shropshire.
A Phantom of 892 Squadron from HMS Ark Royal takes on fuel from a US Navy KA-6D Intruder tanker, during the NATO exercise Display Determination in October 1976. Two US Marine Corps Phantoms provide escort.
The first Swedish Air Force Wing to equip with the sea surveillance Saab SH37 Viggen is F13, based at Norrkoping. The Viggens will work with the Wing’s two J35F Draken squadrons.
One of three Boeing 727-200s delivered to Alitalia in late October 1976.
Roll-out of the prototype Dassault-Breguet Falcon 50 took place at Bordeaux Merignac on September 4, 1976.
John Pothecary’s unique Robinson Redwing II during an appearance at Old Warden earlier this year.
Miles Master III W8513.
Bell’s first XV-15 experimental tilt-rotor convertiplane was rolled out at Arlington, Texas, on October 22, 1976.
As part of America's Bicentennial celebrations, Dr Igor Bensen re-traced Orville Wright's historic first flight in a Bensen Gyrocopter at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on September 19, 1976.
A Phantom of 892 Squadron from HMS Ark Royal takes on fuel from a US Navy KA-6D Intruder tanker, during the NATO exercise Display Determination in October 1976. Two US Marine Corps Phantoms provide escort.