Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
A BIG LIFTER FROM BELL - The Bell 214ST, which entered service earlier this year, is the largest Bell commercial helicopter to date. Its origins and features are described in this article, which includes a new cutaway drawing.
BOEING 767 ... AND THE ITALIAN CONNECTION - As the Boeing 767 is certificated and enters service, AIR INTERNATIONAL - describes the final stages of the test programme and visits Italy to review Aeritalia participation in the programme. THOUGHTS ON FIGHTERS - Exclusively for AIR INTERNATIONAL, veteran designer Edward H Meinemann contributes his thoughts on fighter design, from the tailless F4DSkyray and F5D Sky lancer to a new canard project. SEA HORNET SUPREME - Capt Eric Brown continues his series on flying post-war naval aircraft with a contribution on the de Havilland Sea Hornet, which he recalls as the best aeroplane he has ever flown. 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. IF I HAD KNOWN THEN... Rov Braybrook's Personal View TALKBACK - Readers of AIR international offer comments of general interest. MODEL ENTHUSIAST - Modelling comments, the latest kits reviewed and two pages of colour profiles of the Junkers Ju 88. FIGHTER A TO Z - Continuing the AIR INTERNATIONAL encyclopaedia of the world's fighter aircraft, from the Heinkel He 49 to Heinkel He 280. IN PRINT - New aviation literature noted. AIRDATA FILE - Technical data, photographs and general arrangement drawings for the Harbin Y-11 T, Airmaster Avalon and Fairchild T-46A. FRONT COVER - In United Airlines colours, a Boeing 767 takes-off from Turin during a recent European demonstration tour. The 767 has now entered service with United.