Aviation News - February 2013
London to Sydney – in less than 5 hours!
The goal of flying half way around the world in less than five hours is now a step closer.
Pilot Jay Yakeley describes his time as a student and then commander at TOPGUN.
The Secret to Cheap Bizjet Flights
Daniel Boyd and Danny Banks describe how you can fly cheaply on business jets.
BAC One-Eleven – The Bus Stop Jet
Bruce Hales-Dutton traces the history of one of the UK’s classic jet airliners – the BAC One-Eleven.
The RAF in 2013
Tim Ripley describes the RAF inventory and command structure.
Saha Air’s Boeing 707s
Charles Kennedy discovers Iran’s treasure trove of classic jetliners and experiences a flight in one of Saha Air’s vintage Boeing 707s.
Mustang Missions to Japan
Robert F Dorr recounts the ‘very long range’ fighter missions own over Japan in 1945.
Back to the USSR - Part 3
Gerry Manning concludes his account of a fascinating 1991 George Pick Aerotours trip to the USSR.
Airport & ATC News
Room with a View
Air Base Movements