NEW in the AIR (Jan, 1954)
NEW in the AIR
AVRO VULCAN delta-wing bomber is powered by lour Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire let engines, each of which gives 8.300 pounds of thrust, a power equivalent of our World War II Superforts.
MOTHER WAITS while modified F-84 jet fighter returns to bomb bay retrieving mechanism of giant B-36 bomber for in-flight landing during Air Force demonstration of its new air-borne carrier.
PARA-COPTER, lower right, pulse-jet helicopter you can learn to fly in 45 minutes, fits in 4x4x12 ft. container. It weighs 225 lbs.; two men or jeep can carry it. Owner is George Schmidt. N. Bellmore. L. I.
SEA MEW. British Short-Hadand’s anti-sub plane for operation on NATO escort carriers, is designed lor cheap production. It has Armstrong Siddeley Mamba turbo-prop engine.
TAIL PROP and engine behind cockpit are features of this pusher-type single-seat plane for sportsmen. Made by Acme Aircraft Co., it has 85-hp engine, 200-mph cruising speed. 500-mile range.