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Latest Issue: October 2015

This issue of ‘Aviation News incorporating Classic Aircraft’ magazine includes:

A Phantom Special featuring:

USAFE Phantoms: Mud Movers and Air Defence Part 1
The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II equipped many United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) squadrons during 29 years of the Cold War. Doug Gordon tells their story.

Ark’s Angels
Lewis Gaylard reviews the Phantom’s career in the Royal Navy.

82nd Aerial Targets Squadron – USAF Phantom Finale
United States Air Force operations with the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II are nearing the end of the line. Jake Melampy visited the last unit flying the type, the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron, which operates the QF-4.

Also in this issue

Ilyushin Il-76 Family – Candid Workers
Ilyushin’s Il-76 has been a mainstay in the transport role in both military and civilian service. Piotr Butowski examines the type’s history.

Short Skyvan – Mini Airlifter
Andy Martin investigates the history of the Short Skyvan which is still being used for a variety of roles around the world.

Spitfire People: The Unsung Heroes
Paul Beaver shines a light on the work of some of the unsung heroes associated with the development of the Supermarine Spitfire.

Vueling – Breaking the Mould
Bruce Hales-Dutton profiles the Barcelona-based carrier.

Plus more articles and sections including the latest civil, military and heritage aviation news.




NEW! Room with a ViewNEW! Room With a View
Want to know where to stay for spotting at an airport? This new series provides details of airport hotels in the UK and around the world that offer fantastic views of aircraft.


New! Tales from the LogbookNEW! Tales from the Logbook
A new series looking back over memorable spotting trips from yesteryear.


NEW! UK Airbase Movements
We bring you UK airbase movements to go with the long established listings of visiting aircraft to airports.

NEW! What's New
All the latest products and technology for the aviation enthusiast.