AIR International - November 2003

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FEATURES

PUSHING BACK THE LIMITS

Philip Jarrett asks whether the quest for aircraft to travel further, faster and higher has reached a plateau.

A CENTURY OF POWERED FLIGHT
Milestones of 100 years of powered flight, charted by Dave Allport.

TO A GREEN FUTURE
Although aviation is claimed to have relatively little effect on the environment, this is not always the perception of the general public. Brian Walters looks at the action being taken by manufacturers, operators and governments to make aviation more 'environmentally friendly'.

100 YEARS OF AIR TRANSPORT
Travellers have been able to buy airline seats since the very early days of aviation. Ian Goold relates the development of air transport and presents industry predictions for the next 20 years.

LIGHTENING THE LOAD PAST & PRESENT
In the first of a two-part feature on avionics, Mike Hirst looks at their origins and development to date.

AIRCRAFT ARMAMENT
Largely as a result of the so-called 'CNN Factor', weapons are becoming more precise and autonomous. Roy Braybrook traces the development of air weapons; from the rifle and 'dumb' bomb, to the highly agile dog-fight missiles and stand-off cruise missiles of today.

REGULARS

IN PRINT

Reviews of some recent books received.

AIRSCENE HEADLINES
Dave Allport reports on the proposed merger between Air France and KLM, together with delivery of easyJet's first Airbus aircraft.

AIRSCENE
Military, commercial and aerospace industry news from around the world, compiled by Dave Allport.

TALKBACK

Readers' letters and photographs of general interest.

AIRSCENE COMMERCIAL ACCIDENTS
Chronological list compiled by Dave Allport. 

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