Aero Australia issue 14
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Articles – issue 14


Boeing 747-8: Boeing’s new flagship detailed. p 20

Avalon 2007: Action from the Australian International AirShow. p 26

Made in Australia: CAC Sabre  The local version of a classic jet fighter. p 36

Edwards Air Force Base: A day in the life of the home of USAF flight testing. p 48

Airliners as bizjets: Big business – literally – on a global scale. p 56

HARS today and tomorrow: The Historical Aircraft Restoration Society looks ahead. p 64

Turning turbine: Our intrepid reporter gains his helicopter endorsement. p 70

Mini profiles: The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter, de Havilland Dove and Canadair CL-44. p 76


Wilson’s Commentary: The editor pays tribute to two real heroes. p 1

AeroGrammes: Bits & pieces of news and information from the aviation world. p 4

Movements: Some aircraft spotted around the traps over the last few months. p 12

Skywarrior: Wg Cdr Gordon Olive  An Australian Battle of Britain ace. p 82

Aero People: William Hart  Australia’s first licenced pilot. p 88

Safe Flight: When showing off results in tragedy. p 94

Aero Reviews: A selection of books covering a variety of topics to keep you entertained and informed. p 104

Aero Modelling: The mighty ‘Butcher Bird’ Germany’s Focke-Wulf Fw 190 in metal and plastic. p 106