Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
HOME ON THE VELDT - A review of the history and current status of the small Bophuthatswana Air Force by Martin Siegrist.
NASA's QUIET 'SIDE - Nigel Mackmght concludes his three-part series with an examination of the Administration's operation of the little-known and diminutive Lockheed YO-3A. MAINTAINING THE BALANCE - A detailed report from Canadian pilot Bob Mclntyre on flying a training mission in one of the 416th Bomb Wing's 35-year-old B-52Gs. CIS ENGINES - THE RANGE REVEALED; Part One The first major review of aero engines currently proposed, under development or in production from manufacturers in the CIS. Ken Fulton reports from Moscow. GARUDA - INDONESIA - The history and development of Indonesia's national airline by Michael Fordyce. AIRSCENE - Military, commercial and industry news from around the world with major stories highlighted on the opening page. MUNICH'S FJS LIFTS OFF IN STYLE - A special news feature by Tom Todd on the opening of Munich 2, Europe's first new international airport in almost 20 years. A MESSAGE FROM THE BREAD LINE - Roy Braybrook's Personal View looks this month at the effects of the recession on the aviation industry. TAMING THE 'ROO - Gregor Ferguson provides an insight into the complications of deregulation of the Australian airline industry. FLYING COLOURS - With the arrival of the Confederate Air Force B-24 Diamond Lit for a UK tour, this month's Flying Colours column examines some of the striking colour schemes seen on the type during World War Two with artwork by Pete West. THE GRIPPER'S LAST GRUNT - As the last of the type are finally retired from service in China, Max Kingsley-Jones details the development and history of de Havilland's unloved DH.121 Trident, Britain's first, and probably last, tri-jet airliner. FIGHTER A to Z - This month the series covers the Sablatnig SF 7, Sage Type 2, Salmson 3, Salmson-Bechereau 5 and 6 and the Saunders A. 10. TALKBACK - More reader's letters on recent topics of interest. IN PRINT - Reviews of some of the books recently released. FRONT COVER - Boeing B-52G 58-0170 from the Griffiss-based 416th BW eases up to the refuelling position behind a KC-135 tanker. Note rounded strakelets at the leading edge of the wing root, indicating one of 92 B-52Gs modified to carry ALCMs. See page 15.