Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
AIRSCENE - Military, commercial and aerospace industry news from around the world with the major stories highlighted.
MOSCOW AEROSPACE '93 - First report on news and events at the Russian and other CIS states' aerospace showcase, by AIR International's News Editor. AIR-TO-AIR MISSILE DIRECTORY - Doug Richardson and Piotr Butowski have compiled the most comprehensive and up-to-date review of air-to-air missiles to be published in a magazine. WINGS OF AN ANGEL - A STQL twin designed specifically to support operations in inhospitable regions; the Model 44 Angel is described by Brian M Walters. FERRETING MERCATORS - In this month's Warbirds feature, Robert F Dorr and Richard R Burgess give a technical description of the Martin P4M-1 Mercator and its operations with the US Navy. MOUNT COOK AIRLINE - Robbie Shaw reviews the history and samples the delights of the airline, which claims to fly the most scenic air routes. AERONAVALE CRUSADERS - Designed over four decades ago, the Chance Vought F-8 Crusader still provides a credible air defence for the Aeronavale. Eric Stijger reports from Landivisiau, the home of 12 Flottille. FOR EURO-EYES ONLY! - Roy Braybrook's Personal View considers the implications of secrecy within the aerospace industry. FLYING COLOURS - In US Air Navy Colours, 1915-20, Ian Huntley describes the US Air Navy's conflicting requirements for camouflage and the need to be seen. TALKBACK - Readers letters on subjects carried in past issues of the magazine and of general interest. FIGHTER A TO Z - Continuing the AIR International encyclopaedia of the world's fighter aircraft", this month covers five variants in the SPAD series, from the SPAD S.XVII to SPAD S.XXIV. IN PRINT - Reviews of some recent books FRONT COVER - MiG-23MF Flogger-B armed with two R-23R (AA-7 Apex) and four R-60 (AA-8 Aphid) air-to-air missiles. A comprehensive and detailed air-to-air missile directory begins on page 197.