Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
THE SQUARE COMMUTER - Reporting from Belfast, Paul Jackson describes the continuing sales success achieved by the Shorts 360 commuter liner and its related types, the Shorts 330 and the Sherpa.
ROTORS OVER BRUNEI - The small and newly-independent state of Brunei, bordering on Malaysia and Indonesia, relies almost wholly upon helicopters to equip its air defence force, as reported by Peter Steinemann. HUNCHBACKED SPARROW-HAWK - Completing, from the previous issue, our "Warbirds" feature describing the "Savoia Marchetti" S.79 Sparviero bomber of World War 11. "TWEETY BIRD" - Thomas MacKelvey Cleaver flies with, photographs and describes the activities of the USAF's 454th Flying Training Squadron, equipped with Cessna T-37B twin-jets. AIRSCENE - The monthly round-up of news and background to the news presented under section headings for Military Affairs, Aircraft and Industry, Civil Affairs and new Civil and Military Aircraft Contracts. BREATHLESS MOMENTS - John Flicker recalls his days as a parachute instructor at RAF Upper Heyford. FIGHTER A TO Z - Continuing the AIR INTERNATIONAL encyclopaedia of the world's' fighter aircraft, from the Levasseur P.L.5 to Lewis Vought VE-8. MODEL ENTHUSIAST - Modelling comments, the latest kits reviewed and a page of colour profiles on the Hawker Siddeley (Blackburn) Buccaneer. TALKBACK - Readers of AIR INTERNATIONAL offer comments of general interest. IN PRINT - New aviation literature noted. PLANE FACTS - Answers to readers enquiries from AIR INTERNATIONAL files: TsAGI SK, Yakovlev UT-1 and Tebaldi fighter. AIRDATA FILE - Technical data, photographs and general arrangement drawings for the Beechcraft Super King Air 300 and Sikorsky MH-53E. FRONT COVER - A Shorts 360 in the livery of Wright Air Lines, the latest of nine US regional airlines to have ordered this aircraft to date.