Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
The new shape of the Fleet Air Arm - Nigel Breyley reviews the Royal Navy's air assets and describes how it all fits together. The Jaguar Sharpens its Claws - With the laguar looking vulnerable to cost-cutting measures, Jon Lake extols its virtues. Beyond Tornado Part; 2 - What will replace the RAPs Tornado GR.4 interdictors? Will the GR4 be replaced at all? Harry Roberts looks at the options. Aeroflot's Offspring: Russia's Regional Airlines Part: 1 - Yefim Gordon and Dmitriy Komissarov analyse the major Russian regional airlines, particularly in the aftermath of Aeroflot's deregulation, and the country's financial crisis of 1998. Bombardier Dash S-Q400 - Latest in the venerable line of Canadian-built aircraft, analysed by Doug Birch. Airlines in Canada's Far North - Steve Kinder visits Yellowknife in the Yukon and Red Deer in Alberta to took at some of the more colourful water bomber and propliner operators. 'Diamonds in the Sky' - HAL 60 Years On - As Hindustan Aeronautics celebrates its diamond anniversary, Pushpindar Singh reports on the present state of India's aircraft industry. NBA A Airscene - More news from the 53rd National Business Aviation Association convention in New Orleans, by Rod Simpson. Airscene Headline - Dave Allport reports on first flight of the X-35 A, reviews the current status of the programme and examines the demise of Let, the Czech Republic's largest civil aircraft manufacturer. Airscene - Military, commercial and aerospace industry news from around the world, compiled by Dave Allport. Airscene Commercial Accidents - Chronological list compiled by Dave Allport. Talkback - Readers' letters and photographs of general interest. In Print - Reviews of some recent books reviewed.
Front Cover - Bombardier Dash 8-Q4OO (page 349). Lockheed Martin X-3$A (inset-page 376) (Bombardier; Lockheed Martin)