Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
Air Briefing - Notes, news, and products
World Air News - Happenings, sales, and orders. Compiled by Peter Cooksley Canadian CL-215 - Full story told by Ken Wixey The Lincoln Story - Concluding instalment AMF Chevron - New microlight described by Edwin Shackleton Swissair - Jim Morrison reports on its current status Fifty Years On - John Foreman recalls January 1940 UK Register Review - Newcomers and changes for October Airport Movements - Compiled by Ian MacFarlane and reporters Aviation Bookshelf - Recent publications for enthusiasts Model and Kit News - Round-up by John Rawlihgs Dear Sir - Letters and comments from readers ON THE COVER: Top: A beautiful view of a later production Canadair CL-215 destined for the Spanish Air Force in the firefighting and SAR role. Note, blister-type observation windows in rear of cabin, position of landing gear when retracted, and Spanish national insignia with C- GBPM indicating machine is on Canadian pre-delivery test flight. (Canadair). Bottom: The first of Air Europe's Fokker 100s looks particularly handsome in this carrier's colour scheme. Scheduled services to Dusseldorf from Gatwick started in December. Report on page 51.