Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
UK Airlines since 1945 - The start of a brand new, detailed series by Maurice Wickstead, covering commercial operators established in the UK and Eire from 1945 to the present. The A to Z review opens with a scene-setting introduction and the first of the 500-plus airlines which will be featured in the coming months.
The Revolver Cannon and the mystery of the Aden - Roy Braybrook discusses a failed weapon project. Design Analysis: CRJ - Canadair's High-Flying Regional Jet - Keith Saunders reviews one of Canada's most successful aerospace programmes as Bombardier prepares to begin production of a new variant, and considers future projects. Hally and the Kabul Raid - A famous strategic bombing operation, recalled by Peter Myers. Convair's unloved L-13 - Robert F Dorr looks back at the short-lived Convair L-13, which was to be a replacement for the Stinson Sentinel. Orange Blossom Specials - Hainan's painted 'planes. Warsaw Weekend - Geoffrey P Jones visits the Polish capital and finds out that the country's commercial aviation sector is still struggling with the new free-market economy. Airships Rise Again - The work of Britain's Airship Technologies company begins a two-part feature reviewing airship designs around the world. Air News - 1 'New in View' - Raytheon T-6A. Dubai 2000 - Illustrated report on this Middle Eastern aerospace show. Commercial Scene - by Keith Crowden. US Military News - by Bob Archer. Nato & European Notes - by Peter Foster. Air Intelligence Aviation Archaeology - by David Smith. Radio Watch - by David Smith. Production Line - Facelift at Luton Preservation - What's New New York's Airports - 2: La Guardia Air Letters Air Videos - by Ray Sanger. Register Review - by Roger Jackson. Airport Movements - by Roger Jackson. A Fitter team - RAF Jaguars visit Poland for the first time. Air Books FRONT COVER: An Air Anglia DC-3 contrasts with the latest British Airways Airbus A319 to initiate the start of a major review of UK airlines since 1945, beginning on page 18.