AirForces Monthly - December 2008

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FEATURES

FORCE REPORT: CHAD AIR FORCE
Chad at Large. AFM reports on the Force A‚rienne Tchadienne (FAT-Chad Air Force), with photographs by Stephan de Bruijn.

GERMAN PHANTOM'S PHINAL PHLING
Florian Fritz phorographs three special colour schemes applied to Luftwaffe Phantoms to celebrate 35 years of service.

FROM NINTENDO TO TYPHOON
With major changes underway to the UK's Military Flying Training, Andrew Brookes examines the current system and the prospects for the future.

MiG-21S OVER EUROPE
Holger Meller looks back at the service life of a Warsaw Pact classic in Europe. Part One reviews operations from Albania to Finland.

EXERCISE: READY FOR ANYTHING!
AFM visits RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, to report on Exercise Crown Condor.

KITTY HAWK RETURNS HOME
Tony Holmes reports from the US Navy aircraft carrier in Hawaii as it makes its way back to the US after a decade based in Japan.

REGULARS

DEBRIEF
Reviews of some recently-published books.

ATTRITION
AFM's Dave Allport keeps us up-to-date with the world's military aviation crashes.

JUST A NICE PIC
A Royal Australian Air Force F-111C demonstrates its famous 'dump-and-burn' routine between the high-rise buildings of Surfers' Paradise on Australia's Gold Coast.

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