Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
RITISH AEROSPACE 125 - With sales reaching 600, the BAe 125 is among Europe's most successful civil programmes. The latest variant, the Series 800, is the subject of this account, accompanied by a new cutaway drawing.
RENO '84 IN RETROSPECT - Since 1964, Reno has been the home of the US National Championship air races, an event best-known for the Unlimited Class races contested by hotted-up single-seat fighters. Participants in the 1984 event are illustrated. CIVIL TURBOFAN ENGINES - Mike Hirst continues his series of articles on contemporary aero-engine design and application with a survey of the big turbo-fans (20,000 Ib st/9 070 kgp and up) now being produced in the West for the commercial airliner market. SPITFIRE: SIMPLY SUPERB - The "Warbirds" article, commenced in our previous issue, continues with an account of the development and operational use of the MksV, VI, VII, VIII and IX. A cutaway of the Spitfire IX is included. AIRSCENE - The monthly round-up of news and background to the news presented under section headings for Military Affairs, Aircraft and Industry, Civil Affairs arid new Civil and Military Aircraft Contracts. DOES IT GOTTA BE TEAMWORK? - A "Personal View" of collaborative programmes, by Roy Braybrook, with illustrations by John Weal. THE BOEING DH-4 MAIL - Michelle Crean describes the life history of the Boeing-built DH-4 recently beautifully restored for exhibition in the US Air Force Museum. MODEL ENTHUSIAST - Modelling comments, the latest kits reviewed and colour profiles of the Fokker F27. TALKBACK - Readers of Al R "intebnational offer comments of general interest. FIGHTER A TO Z - Continuing the AIR international encyclopaedia of the world's fighter aircraft, from the Lockheed F-104Gto Loening PA-1. AIRDATA FILE - Technical data, photographs and general arrangement drawings for the Mitsubishi Diamond IA, Gulfstream Peregrine and McDonnell Douglas MD-87. FRONT COVER - British Aerospace 125 Series 800 a€ the latest variant of Europe's best-selling biz-jet.