Captain W. J. Bright, D.F.C. and Captain F. Buxton of Terravia Services, Ascot, won the B.P. England‐Australia Air Race on handicap in a Britten‐Norman Islander with a time from London to Adelaide Section of 76 hours 41 minutes. Second and third places were taken by a Cessna 310 and a Piper Twin Comanche. The Islander, a ten‐place twin‐engine commuter airliner, was a standard version powered by two sixcylinder Lycoming 0‐540‐E 260 h.p. engines and was fitted with long‐range ferry tanks.
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