December 1997-January 1998
That was the Year
Bill "Tiger" Destefani, the National Air Racing unlimited gold champion in 1987, 1992, 1993, 1995, and 1996, cleaned up yet again at Reno in 1997! Mike Weir reports.
John Ford talks to the operators of the only four J31s in this country, newly-formed Origin Pacific Airlines
The picturesque rural Surrey airfield at Redhill took on tis biennial influx of rotary-wing craft, which seemingly became the busiest heliport in Europe during the period from 30 September - 3 October 1997. Peter Cooper reports.
Every year the Cessna 180/185 Club faces the same decision: where to hold next year's annual fly-in? And every year the decision is the same: Makaroa. Story and photographs by John King.
Peter Clark rides along with Cathay Pacific on their A340 service to the world's most famous airport, Kai Tak.
Compiled by John Ford