Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
ILATUS PC-7 - SWITZERLAND'S TURBO TRAINER - A flying assessment by John Fricker of one of the most successful of the current generation of military basic trainers, sales of which exceed 200 to 10 nations.
HELLENIC AIR POWER - A study of the current status of the Greek Air Force, which after a period of withdrawal from NATO is now in process of being reintegrated a€ subject, as this article explains a€" to the results of a forthcoming general election. PIPER'S COMMUTER PLANNING - In a determined effort to increase its share of the commuter airliner market. Piper has launched a new Airline Division and new versions of the Chieftain, as described in this article. THE SUNDERLAND STORY - In a ""Warbirds"" feature, we describe the origins, operational career and post-war service of the most famous of the RAF's flying boats, the Short Sunderland. 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. TALKBACK - Readers of AIR international offer comments of general interest. . MODEL ENTHUSIAST - Modelling comments, the latest kits reviewed and a page of colour profiles of the Dornier Do 17Z and Do 215. IN PRINT - New aviation literature noted. 148 FIGHTER A TO Z Continuing the AIR INTERNATIONAL encyclopaedia of the world's fighter aircraft, from the Halberstadt D V to the Cl II, plus the De Morfge M.101C2, Douglas XA-26A and FFVS J 22. AIRDATA FILE - Technical data, photographs and general arrangement drawings for the Valmet PIK-23 Towmaster, Slingsby T67A, Beech Commuter C99 and C1900, CAC-100, Hughes600, Piper PA-34-220T Seneca III and Solar Challenger. FRONT COVER - Rockwell T-2E Buckeye advanced trainers of the Hellenic Air Force, as operated by the 362 and 363 Mire at Kalamata.