From the archives and memory of Mike Feeney
Several (ex) Kiwi warbirds attended the airshow at Deniliquin, NSW on 30 November. Glenn Alderton was there and he filed this pictorial report on the day's flying.
Known for their almost prophetic ability to meet the needs of a variable regional airline industry, Origin Pacific has recently added the Bae Jetstream 41 tot heir fleet of turboprops Peter Clark takes a ride in the jump seat during a typical day for these speedy turboprops and finds out exactly how good they are.l
One year to the day that racing was stopped following the attack on the World Trade Centre, the skies over Reno hummed to sound of air racing once again. Doug Moulin reports on the wonderful return of the Reno air races.
The elederly Saab Draken laster far longer than any anticipated, but its time is almost up. The Austrian Air Force will retire their Drakens in 2005 and so their recent visit to Waddington would be their last. Peter Cooper reports on the last UK appearance of this stalwart type.
With remarkable STOL performance and a reputation as a pilot's aircraft, De Havilland Canad's Twin Otter is at home in the PNG Highlands. Callum Turrell gives a pilot's perspective on the type and its operations in the Pacific nation.
Additions, deletions and changes of ownership on the New Zealand civil register. By Dave Paull.
Peter Clark reports on the delivery flight of Qantas's first 747-400ER and backgrounds this latest type from Being.