Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
ir News - Aviation stories from around the world including accidents and obituaries. 'New in View' covers the Bombardier Global Express.
Business in Orlando - AIR Pictorial's special correspondent Rod Simpson reports from the National Business Aircraft Association show; highlighting the new types on view. Towards the Millenium - 'Tailskid' reviews 1996 and looks at some of the aerospace projects being developed for the future. 3i a€ An Italian venture - A new family of light aircraft from an old-established Italian company reviewed by Keith Wilson. Airshow China '96 - A pictorial report on the recent Zhuhai display. Croydon a€" a Thirties view - A look back at this famous airport with the help of some remarkable, previously unpublished photographs. Emily a€" last of the line - Don Parry visits Tokyo to see the only preserved H8K2 and traces the history of one of the most efficacious of Second World War flying-boats. Turbo-Dak Update Second Generation Harrier - A review on the RAF's latest V/Stol force of GR. Is by Peter Foster. Aviation Archaeology - A return of David Smith's column on the latest aeronautical discoveries from the past. Aviation News The Civil Scene - by Kam Crowden. US Military News - by Bob Archer. NATO and European Notes - by Peter Foster. Preservation/Radio Watch - by Mick Britton and David Smith. Air Letters - Some reader responses to recent features. Your Questions Answered - Air-Britain provides details on a little-known airfield and a mysterious Fairey Battle. Helicopter Headaches - Brian Vaughton looks at progress in the rotary-wing world. Farnborough's Fleets since 1918 - Part 1 of a new series by John D R Rawlings on the aircraft and the experiments they undertook at the RAE. Aircraft Markings of the World Civil Registrations a€" Part 1. Register Review - Recent changes to the UK and Irish registers compiled by Roger Jackson. Air Videos - Recent releases on the movie front. Air Books - New publications reviewed. Airport Movements - UK airport visitors assembled by Roger Jackson. Airline Profile; Continental Airlines a€" aa American survivor - Geoffrey P Jones reviews one of the largest US airlines which has shaken off Chapter 11 bankruptcy to face the future with increased confidence. FRONT COVER: 'Starburst' by RAF photogapher T Smith forms appropriate introduction to one of this month's main features, the Harrier RAF service.