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    • Jun 2005
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    JETS March/April issue OUT NOW!



    X-PLANES SPECIAL ISSUE
    Marking the success (or otherwise!) of NASA's X Plane programme.



    FEATURING:



    Born to Test
    Introducing a series of special features about the famous X Plane research aircraft, Kimberley Hawkins looks back at the history of the NACA and its transformation into NASA

    The X Factor - Pushing the envelope
    Your guide to more than six decades of X Planes - from X-1 to X-56

    Heroes of Aviation
    NASA test pilot Bill Dana flew some of the most amazing aircraft to ever take to the air. In 2005 he spoke to Dave Unwin about his extraordinary career

    THIS ISSUE ALSO FEATURES:



    Oh Gina
    Steve Bridgewater looks at the development of the Fiat G.91, which was designed as a lightweight tactical strike fighter for NATO

    Handley Page HP.113
    The HP.113 promised a 6,100- mile range thanks to its laminar flow wing and boundary-layer control. Steve Bridgewater looks at another near success

    The Gulf of Sidra incident

    On January 4, 1989, two US Navy F-14 Tomcats were engaged by a pair of Libyan MiG-23 Floggers. Kimberley Hawkins looks back at the so-called Gulf of Sidra incident

    And much more!

    JETS is AVAILABLE NOW for just 4.30 from the Key Online Shop. Alternatively, you can pick up a copy from WHSmith or other leading newsagents or download your digital version here.

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