Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
AIR POWER IN THE MELTING POT: Canadian military aviation has suffered many years of budgetary starvation; now, still recovering from the traumatic upheaval of service unification, it is confronted with the decision to reverse that policy and revert to a traditional air arm. Its current status and organization are fully described.
MITSUBISHI'S MENTOR: Japan's first supersonic aircraft of local design and manufacture, the Mitsubishi T-2 has survived economy measures in Japanese military spending and will begin to enter service later this year. Eiichero Sekigawa fully describes the T-2 and its single-seat derivative, the FS-T2kai. THE GRIEVOUS GRIFFIN: In his "Viewed from the Cockpit" series, Capt Eric Brown describes the flight characteristics of the Heinkel He 177 and recalls the extraordinary story of the capture of the first complete specimen to fall into Allied hands. THE ANNALS OF THE POLYMORPH - The second instalment of the history of aeroplanes designed with the capability of varying their aerodynamics in flight in order to improve their performance. Wartime work in Germany and some post-war research in the UK and USA are described. AIRSCENE - The monthly round-up of news and background to the news presented under section headings for Military Affairs, Civil Affairs, Aircraft and Industry and new Civil and Military Aircraft Contracts. Ã