A French Armee de I 'Air North American T-6 Texan basic trainer equipped with underwing rocket projectiles for N.African operations.
CANADA IN EUROPE. Recent photograph taken in Europe recently show part of Canada's air build-up for N.A.T.O. A Bristol Type 170 Mk. 31M (R.C.A.F.9699) of 137 Transport Flight, used for supply purposes.
SCHNORKEL SCORPION. This specially-modified Northrop F-89C-NO Scorpion, two-seat, all-weather fighter is being used to gather data on cross-wind effects on ballistics. The badge painted on the starboard air intake indicates that the F-89C is on test at the U.S.A.F.'s Air Research & Development Command Armament Centre, Eglin AFB, Fla.
CANADA IN EUROPE. Recent photograph taken in Europe recently show part of Canada's air build-up for N.A.T.O. Canadair Sabre Mk. 5s in France. Note sailing-boat squadron badge. Sabre Mk. 5 differs from the Mk. 6 in having a 6,355 Ib.s.t. Orenda 10 while the latter has a 7,600 Ib.s.t. Orenda 14.
TARGET-TOWING STURGEON was photographed recently at Rochester airport, Kent, by Peter A. Shephard. This Merlin 140-powered Short S.B.9 Sturgeon TT. Mk. 3 (VR371) carries prototype "P" on fuselage. Note six-blade Rotol contra-prop and lengthened nose section.
A pre-war French tandem sports/trainer is the singular Mauboussin M.125 (F-BCEL, c n. 87). Painted all-red with white advertising inscription, the M.125 is the only example of the M.123-M.129 series to be powered by a 65-h.p. Regnier 4J-0 in-line.
ANOTHER U.S. TAIFUN is owned by George Wing, president of Transland Co. of Torrance, Calif., where this photograph was taken by Dustin L. Carter. This Messerschmitt Me. 108 (N108M) is being rebuilt for the second time.
MONTREAL-BASED. An ex-U.S.A.A.F. Stinson V-77 Reliant (CF-ILG; AC-41-20009) four-seater at Cartierville Airport.
MONTREAL-BASED. A Republic RC-3 Seabee (CF-DLT) is one of several of these four-seat amphibians still flying in Canada.
Latest mount of the U.S. Navy's exhibition "Blue Angels" is the supersonic Grumman F11F-1 Tiger. Previous mounts, all Grumman, since 1946 inception: F6F, F8F and F9F.
A Harold G. Martin photograph taken at Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, shows a six-seat Beech Model E50 Twin Bonanza (YV-C-ARA, c n. EH-40) on delivery to Capt. Chavez, chief of Venezuela's RANSA airline. Engines: Lycoming GSO-480-AIA6s.
First view of a N.A.T.O.-camouflaged Danish Army S.A.I. KZ-VII Laerke, used for liaison duties.
FRENCH COUPES. Attractive two-seater designed by Yves Gardan and built by C.A.B. (Constructions Aeronautiques du Beam) is the GY-20 Minicab - note "Popeye" painted on fuselage behind cabin and inscribed on motor cowling.
FRENCH COUPES. Attractive two-seater designed by Yves Gardan and built by C.A.B. (Constructions Aeronautiques du Beam) is the GY-30 Supercab with refinements including retractable main undercarriage, fixed tip tanks and 90-h.p. Continental C-90 (max. speed 170 m.p.h.) in place of the GY-20's 65-h.p. Continental A-65 (max. speed 124 m.p.h.). The Minicab was first flown in February 1949 and the Supercab in February 1954.
A de Havilland (Canada) D.H.98 Mosquito FB. Mk. 26 (ex-U.S.A.A.F. photo-recce F-8) photographed by Dustin L. Carter at Lockheed Air Terminal, Burbank, Calif. New metal forward fuselage to permit pressurisation for P.R. duties. Colour, maroon and light grey.
An Australian-built Mosquito PR. Mk. 40 (ex-New Zealand ZK-BCV), at Whiteman Air Park, Los Angeles, last August.