RAF 100th Ann. Special - Aviation News Jan Issue

RAF 100th Ann. Special - Aviation News Jan Issue

Postby Lossie on Fri 22 Dec 2017, 12:01 pm


The January issue is a RAF 100th Anniversary Special and is on sale until Wednesday, January 17 and has the following articles:

Close Encounters
Fast jet pilot Steve Gyles describes his eventful 25-year career in the RAF which included flying the Lightning, Phantom and Tornado GR1.

Stealth Force
Tim Ripley charts the journey of the UK’s F-35s.

Serving the Royal Family
Charles Woodley details the different aircraft that have flown the Royal Family around the globe for decades.

By Force of Arms
No.65 Sqn’s Spitfires took part in some of the major battles of World War Two, as Tom Spencer recounts.

Chinook: Rotary Legend
The Chinook is nearing four decades of service with the RAF. Peter Cooper profiles this versatile workhorse.

Typhoon Specials
A round-up of special schemes worn by RAF Typhoons.

Qantas 787s: Fulfilling the Dream
The first Dreamliner for Qantas has entered service with the type set to enable the airline to achieve a long-held aspiration, as Chris Frame explains.

Flying the F-117A Part 2: Bandit Boss
In this second article, Greg Feest details further elements of his career on the F-117A Nighthawk. This includes taking part in a combat mission to Panama
and his time as a sqaudron commander.

Glasgow Airport: A Scottish Success
Bernie Baldwin learns about the latest developments at Glasgow Airport.

American Airlines’ DC-10s: Trijet Tales
Gerry Manning analyses the DC-10’s service with American Airlines.

Thai A350 Delivery
The process involved in delivering an airliner was witnessed by Martyn Cartledge.



Military News

Civil News

Preservation News

Flight Bag

Air Base Movements

Airport Movements

Register Review

Aviation News incorporating Jets November issue is available for just £4.70 from WHSmith and other leading newsagents.
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