Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
EOL>Air Briefing - Notes, news, and products
World Air News - Happenings, sales, and orders. Compiled by Peter Cooksley Royal Jordanian Airlines - Jim Morrison reports from their Jordan base Asian Aerospace - The air scene in the Far East reported by Richard Gardner The Hong Kong scene - Military aviation in the colony today, by Richard Gardner The Avro 748 - Ken Wixey celebrates thirty years of a favourite workhorse EFA a€ to be or not to be? & RAF Strike Command Headquarters - Two stories of topical interest Fifty Years Ago - The desperate weeks of June 1940 recalled by John Foreman Dear Sir - Letters and comments from readers UK Register Review - Compiled by R. T. Jackson and reporters Airport Movements - Newcomers and changes from March 1990 Aviation Bookshelf - Recent publications for enthusiasts FRONT COVER: This month we celebrate thirty years of the Avro (later BAe) 748 with a centre feature starting on page 218. The aircraft enjoyed export success and an American user was Air Illinois. Main picture shows one of their machines flying over the industrial haze of Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan. Inset: The military version for the RAF had a modified rear fuselage with rear loading doors and ramp. In this form it was known as the Andover C.1, but XS605, illustrated, was one of those converted to an E.3 and used by 115 Sqn.