JETS March/April issue OUT NOW!

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X-PLANES SPECIAL ISSUE
Marking the success (or otherwise!) of NASA's X Plane programme.

FEATURING:

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Born to Test
Introducing a series of special features about the famous X Plane research aircraft, Kimberley Hawkins looks back at the history of the NACA and its transformation into NASA

The X Factor - Pushing the envelope
Your guide to more than six decades of X Planes - from X-1 to X-56

Heroes of Aviation
NASA test pilot Bill Dana flew some of the most amazing aircraft to ever take to the air. In 2005 he spoke to Dave Unwin about his extraordinary career

THIS ISSUE ALSO FEATURES:

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Oh Gina
Steve Bridgewater looks at the development of the Fiat G.91, which was designed as a lightweight tactical strike fighter for NATO

Handley Page HP.113
The HP.113 promised a 6,100- mile range thanks to its laminar flow wing and boundary-layer control. Steve Bridgewater looks at another ‘near success’

The Gulf of Sidra incident

On January 4, 1989, two US Navy F-14 Tomcats were engaged by a pair of Libyan MiG-23 Floggers. Kimberley Hawkins looks back at the so-called Gulf of Sidra incident

And much more!

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