Aviation News - June 2015

£4.70 (Approx $6.83 or €6.01)


This 84-page issue of ‘Aviation News incorporating Classic Aircraft’ magazine includes:

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Advanced Eagles
Tom Kaminski charts the latest developments in the Boeing F-15 Eagle programme.

Flying Tigers DC-8s
Charles Kennedy examines the long and successful relationship between Flying Tiger Line and the Douglas DC-8.

Tankbuster Tales - A-10 Cold War Ops
Doug Gordon looks back at the A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and pilots attached to the 81st Tactical Fighter Wing at RAF Bentwaters and Woodbridge during the Cold War.

Paris Charles de Gaulle – European Super Hub
Aviation News Assistant Editor James Ronayne profiles the French capital’s biggest airport.

Heinkel He 111 – The Luftwaffe’s Workhorse
Chris Goss recounts the lengthy, varied and remarkable career of the Heinkel He 111.

British Airways and the Budgies
Bob O’Brien looks at the Hawker Siddeley HS 748 in British Airways service.

LOT Dreamliners
Marco Finelli samples a flight on a LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.

La Compagnie Launches London Luton-New York
French all-business class airline La Compagnie launched flights from London Luton Airport to New York in April as Mark Nicholls, Brand Editor of sister magazine Airliner World, explains.


Headlines – has details of export success for the Rafale and the Antonov An-178’s maiden flight.

Civil News – includes news of the 250th Airbus for easyJet, Dash 8-Q400s for Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Piper’s new M600.

Military News – has stories on Mexico becoming the launch customer of the C295W, the first two CH-47F Chinooks for Australia and the Battle of Britain Typhoon FGR4.

Preservation News – this section features the latest news on the heritage aircraft scene from around the world, be it return to flight projects or new additions to museums.  This month’s section includes the details of a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner arriving at Pima Air & Space Museum, a Harrier test aircraft at Cosford and a Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter undergoing engine trials. 

Flight Bag – reviews of products of interest to the enthusiast.
Air Mail – readers’ letters.
Models Roundup – reviews of new diecast models on the market.
Register Review
Air Base Movements
Airport Movements