Aviation News - March issue - OUT NOW!

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https://s12.postimg.org/3y867jmct/0317_AVN.jpg FEATURING: https://s31.postimg.org/v9l70xfq3/0317_AVN_32_33.jpg LIGHTNING SPECIAL Desert Lightning: The English Electric Fighter in Saudi Arabia Hugh Trevor chronicles Lightning operations in the Royal Saudi Air Force and speaks to the British crews who flew and serviced the jets in the desert. Learning to Fly the Lightning Ian Black recalls what it was like to learn to fly and operate the Lightning from his time on the LTF conversion course. TALES FROM THE LOGBOOK: The Last Lightning Show RAF Binbrook - August 22, 1987 Brian Hodgson recalls an historic event that was a fitting farewell to the charismatic Lightning, despite rain and low cloud. https://s16.postimg.org/rzpwjud6d/0317_AVN_56_57.jpg Cardiff Airport: Rising Fortunes Cardiff Airport is booming after a spell in the doldrums. Geoff Jones explains what’s driving the turnaround. Airbus A300 – First of the Family Charles Kennedy examines the highs and lows of the game-changing Airbus A300. 82nd Fighter Group’s ‘Fork-tailed Devils’ Two former 82nd Fighter Group P-38 Lightning fighter pilots graphically recall memorable missions over North Africa and Italy. Warren Thompson reports. AND MUCH MORE! Aviation News is AVAILABLE NOW for just £4.60 from the Key Online Shop. Alternatively, you can purchase your copy from WHSmith, any other leading newsagent and download your digital copy here.
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