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.
FIGHTER A TO Z - Continuing the AIR INTERNATIONAL encyclopaedia of the world's fighter aircraft, from the Dewoitine D 513 to DFWT28 Floh.
FIGHTING JUGGERNAUT - In Part III of our "Warbirds" account of the Republic Thunderbolt, Chris Shores describes the operational use made of this fighter by the RAF.
MODEL ENTHUSIAST - Modelling comments, the latest kits reviewed and three pages of colour profiles of the Republic F-84F Thunderstreak.
PLANE FACTS - Answers to readers' enquiries from the AIR INTERNATIONAL files: Polikarpov 1-17.
TALKBACK - Readers of AIR INTERNATIONAL offer comments of general interest.
IN PRINT - New aviation literature noted.
AIR DATA FILE - Technical data, photographs and general arrangement drawings for the Cessna 152, Cessna Skylane RG, Cessna Pressurised Centurion, Cessna Chancellor, Foxjet ST-600 and Foxjet 3, Piper Lance II, Piper Turbo Lance II and Antonov An-72.
THE NIMROD EARLY-WARMER - Now in an advanced stage of development at the Manchester Division of British Aerospace, the Nimrod AEW is expected to make an important contribution to Britain's defences. The current status of the programme is described here.
ALBACORE...THE GENTLEMAN'S STRINGBAG - Captain Eric Brown, RN, continues his "Viewed from the Cockpit" series on Naval aeroplanes with an account of the characteristics and service use of Fairey's successor to the Swordfish.
LUCKY THIRTEEN - Britain's traditional military presence in Malta is soon to end, and as the RAF component runs down, No 13 Squadron has become the last operational unit to be based on the island. Dave Thomas reports on this Canberra-equipped reconnaissance unit.
WARBIRDS KEEP 'EM FLYING - The Warbirds of America organisation is playing an increasingly important part in the task of keeping surviving World War II aircraft airworthy. Jeffrey Ethell reports on the origins and achievements of the group.
FRONT COVER - A Hawker Siddeley (British Aerospace) Harrier of No 4 Squadron, RAF.on deployment in West Germany from its base at Wildenrath
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