Aero Australia issue 7
Aero Australia issue 7 cover

Articles – issue 7


Boeing 737mma: An aircraft for the future RAAF? p 22

Made in Australia: GA-8 Airvan  A local lightie building a solid reputation P 28

F-20 Tigershark: How Northrop’s last fighter failed to take off. p 38

Australian Aerial Agriculture: From Tiger Moths to Air Tractors. p 44

Rolls-Royce Dart: Story of the pioneering turboprop. p 54

Embraer 170/190: New generation regional jet. p 60

Challenger 300: Bombardier’s ‘super mid-size’ bizjet. p 68

Bush flying: Learning the ropes under rotary wings. p 78


Wilson’s Commentary: The editor on security and subsidies. p 1

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

Movements: Avalon revisited and some other aircraft spotted around the traps. p 16

Skywarrior: Pat Hughes  An Australian in the Battle of Britain. p 72

AeroPeople: John Watkins  A man of great influence in the Australian airline industry. p 84

Safe Flight: Watch out or those wires will get you! p 90

Air Shows: Antiques at Swan Hill and Marlborough Classic Fighters. p 94

Aero Modelling: Airliners with propellers in metal and plastic. p 100

Aero Album: A visit to Eagle Farm in the early 1950s. p 108

Aero Reviews: Four books to consider for your collection. p 112