Knowing an airplane’s flying characteristics BY J. MAC MCCLELLAN AN OPERATING CONTROL TOWER provides many benefits to pilots. Controllers, of course, separate airplanes on the runway and direct…

Coastal Command’s campaign against enemy surface shipping during the early years of the war met with limited success. The Blenheims, Hampdens and Beauforts rarely attacked as a co-ordinated…

NAMING a MILITARY aircraft is an unofficial seal of approval; the withholding of it betrays uncertainty. When in June 1990 the name Lancer was officially adopted for the…

Large-scale powered-lift demonstrations underline the value of flow control for aircraft efficiency During the past year, two large powered-lift models have been tested in the National Full-Scale Aerodynamics…

Mark Ayton spoke with members of the 174th Fighter Wing, New York Air National Guard about recent capability upgrades to the F-16C. THE 174TH Fighter Wing (FW) is…

The little owl is one of the most widely distributed species of owl, native to warmer parts of Europe, North Africa, and Asia east to Korea. It was…

MASS DEPLOYMENT of Iraqi troops on the Kuwaiti border between October 5 and 9 for once brought about a swift response I from Allied forces and particularly the…

The aircraft, which flaps its wings, invented by Leonardo da Vinci, And 525 years later, it rose into the air, Canadian students. The name stuck together from the…

IN PREPARATION FOR its disbondment on August 1, 1995, the Canadian Forces 7th Wing (based at CFB Uplands, Ottawa) has lost both its subordinate squadrons, the 412th Transport…

THE ARTICLE ON the remaining DRA Buccaneers brought back some interesting thoughts on the amount of work carried out on those aeroplanes at Brough, long after the production…