Once regarded as a small UK aerospace company, Marshall Aerospace now looks increasingly towards international markets. AFM paid it a visit during May. CAMBRIDGE-BASED Marshall Aerospace, situated at…

Jon Lake reviews the career of the RAF’s Tornado GR.4 and look at its future evolution. RAF STRIKE Command’s No.1 Group Tornado GR.4 force was the backbone of…

Warren E Thompson profiles US Marine Corp AV-8B Harrier operations in Afghanistan undertaken by VMA-513, the ‘Flying Nightmares’. THE SOVIET Union sent its military forces into Afghanistan in…

Mark Ayton, assisted by Paul Ridgway, visited CFB Cold Lake in Alberta for the annual Maple Flag exercise, which continues to attract nations from around the world. IN…

Normed originally from personnel drawn from the banks, the Stock Exchange and similar institutions in the ‘square mile’ of the City of London, 600 Squadron has a permanent…

SUKHOI IS continuing to test two Su-30MKM prototypes which, earlier this year, were derived from two Su-30MKI pre-production aircraft bearing side numbers 05 and 04. These were built…

In early July 1943, I, along with 20,000 other young men, set sail aboard the Queen Elizabeth bound for war-torn England. After five quick days of zigzagging across…

To operate profitably within Europe seems a distant hope for traditional network carriers. Lufthansa is currently rolling out a desperate attempt to lower its gigantic losses. That’s why…

Co-ordinating close air support (CAS) operations or operations against small targets from medium altitudes are key roles for Airborne Forward Air Controllers. The A FAC specialises in finding…

Harrier IIs, Hornets and Corsair lls Joe Cupido & Tony Holmes, Osprey Military Aircraft, 128pp, colour, softback, £10.99. EVEN THOUGH THE technique is semi-automated, I’ve always felt that…