Aviation News - February 2018

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Twin Pioneer: A STOL Story
Stephen Skinner details the capabilities and career of this rugged twin-engine aircraft.

Bell AH-1Z Viper: Striking with Force
Tom Kaminski tracks development of the Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter.

Jaguar Squadron Boss
Gp Capt Tim Hewlett (ret’d) LVO, OBE was the commanding officer of 54 Squadron and then RAF Coltishall Station Commander. Dr Kevin Wright talks to Tim about his remarkable career.

DLR: Pushing the Boundaries
James Ronayne reports on the work of DLR. Researchers are utilising its fleet of specialist aircraft to gain a better understanding of the natural world and how new technology can play a role in aeronautics.

The Great Survivor: Battle of Britain Hurricane Flies On
Owning what is Britain’s most historic Hurricane is an enormous privilege, but brings with it great challenges and frustrations, as Hurricane owner James Brown explained to Darren Harbar.

Fiat G.91 in Italian Service
Riccardo Niccoli examines the career of the Fiat G.91 in the Italian Air Force.

UTA: Success Against the Odds
Jozef Mols traces the origins and operations of UTA.

TALES FROM THE LOGBOOK - Uncovering the USA: Part 1
Peter R Foster describes his first aviation spotting trip to the USA in 1974 which unearthed some rare gems.

Air Canada: Global Ambitions
The Canadian carrier’s progress is reviewed by Martyn Cartledge.



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