This episode spans the spectrum of aviation, from test flying modern supersonic jets and weapon systems with Dave Gledhill, all the way through to a look back at the Cessna 300 and 400 Series of twin-engine aircraft with Ron Smith.

Tornado GR4 in anechoic chamber – Copyright US Air Force / courtesy Shawn Reed

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Reims Cessna F406 Caravan II landing at Farnborough – Copyright Ron Smith

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  • 00.59 – Operational Test (Honing The Edge) – Dave Gledhill
  • 43.34 – Twin Cessna (The 300 and 400 Series of Light Twins) – Ron Smith

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