Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
TURBO FIRECAT: FIGHTING FLAMES WITH TURBINES - Fire-fighting conversions of the Grumman S-2 Tracker have proved successful for Canadian company Conair. Robert Stitt reviews the aircraft and the programme to date.
PAKISTAN'S NAVAL AIR ARM - John Fricker describes this comparatively young service, its equipment and future plans. Peter Steinemann provides the visual element. MILITARY AIRCRAFT DIRECTORY - Pt 2 This month's section of AIR international's technical review of the world's military equipment covers specialist aircraft in the AEW, MR and EW roles. THE IRON TIGER - An aircraft that just failed to make a major mark in naval aviation history, the Grumman F11 F Tiger had a short operational life, but in its developed form could have proved a notable fighter. Mike Spick recounts the story. CROSSAIR - MATURE TEENAGER - With a decade of service behind it, this Swiss airline is carefully expanding at a time when many longer-established companies in the business are collapsing. Geoffrey P Jones visited the operation and found out how it does it. AIRSCENE - The monthly military and commercial aviation news section covering stories from around the world. TRACKER MODS FROM MARSH - Marsh Aviation based in Arizona are converting Trackers for both South American and home-based operators. Scott Thompson reviews progress. GHANA'S SKYVANS REVIVED - Dave Allport visits Airwork to see this recent venture. THE KUWAIT KONFLICT - Roy Braybrook's Personal View on Norm's very commendable effort. FIGHTER A TO Z The world's fighters arrives at the mighty P-47 Thunderbolt series. FLYING COLOURS - Profiles of some F-16s, the second part of the RAF Fortress story and decal reviews. TALKBACK - Readers news and views on subjects covered in the magazine. IN PRINT - New aviation books reviewed including the recent publication 'MiG 0KB'. FRONT COVER - One of the Pakistan Navy's four Dassault-Breguet Atlantic patrol aircraft photographed by Peter Steinemann over the Arabian Sea.