Articles from the latest issue in digital format
Freddie Laker always regarded America as the ultimate destination for the holiday charter market and applied for a licence to operate to the US – not only from the UK, but also from other European departure points
After founding Air Charter and growing a lucrative vehicle ferry service, Sir Freddie developed ambitious plans for even further expansion of his aviation empire
Leveraging his broad skillset to tap into enormous post-World War Two demand, Freddie Laker’s business interests diversified rapidly in the 1950s, albeit with mixed success
We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from airports around the UK. For the most part they’re commercial jets, but almost all of them are unusual types, wearing new or unique liveries, or first visits by an airline or airliner to a particular airport.
Craig West shines a spotlight on Europe’s ‘mini airliner’ sector and finds out how the manufacturers of three very different designs are vying to remain competitive in this increasingly congested market
We speak to Rolls-Royce’s Gunnar Droescher about the work that goes on behind the scenes at one of the world's biggest aero engine manufacturers
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