Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
THE CHILEAN AIR FORCE - As this account by Salvador Mafe Huertas shows, the Fuerza Aerea de Chile is today not without its problems. Also included is an extensive history of this Andean air arm.
SAFETY IN NUMBERS - Mike Hirst, B Tech, continues the series of articles in which he analyses the contemporary avionics scene, with a discussion of current and future high-performance computer applications. "SOME TALK OF ALEXANDER..." - In the second part of this "Warbirds" feature devoted to the Westland Lysander, its diverse roles are described, together with some unusual experiments in which it participated. Foreign service and Canadian production are also recorded. 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. MODEL ENTHUSIAST - Modelling comments, the latest kits reviewed and two pages of colour profiles of the Douglas DC-3, C-47 and Dakota. FIGHTER A TO Z - Continuing the AIR international encyclopaedia of the world's fighter aircraft, from the LaGG-1 to Lavochkin La-126. TALKBACK - Readers of AIR INTERNATIONAL offer comments of general interest. IN PRINT - New aviation literature noted. AIRDATA FILE - Technical data, photographs and general arrangement drawings for the Agusta A 129, Fokker 100, Boeing 767-300, Fairchild 300 and Fairchild 400. FRONT COVER - The first prototype of the Agusta A 129 armed helicopter, now undergoing flight test in Italy. A description appears on page 103.