Aeroplane Monthly 1976-09
News Spotlight
Dewoitine D 520 No 862, seen at Base Aerienne 116 in Luxeuil, France, is now undergoing restoration to airworthy condition.
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.
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.