AirForces Monthly - February 2009

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FEATURES

UK MILITARY AIRLIFT - TODAY AND TOMMOROW
Andrew Brooks considers the current shortcomings and future requirements for the UK's military airlift capability.

OCEANS ELEVEN!
Greg L Davis reports on preparations being made for the service entry in February of the US Coast Guard's HC-144A Ocean Sentry.

SWEET SIXTEEN
AFM's Mark Ayton gives an overview of the current status of the US Air Force F-16 fleet.

ROAD RAGE!
Every five years the Republic of Singapore Air holds an air warfare exercise that involves turning a six-lane highway into an 8,202ft (2,500m) improvised airstrip - David Boey reports

FEEL THE BREEZE - 20 YEARS OF POLISH NAVY BRYZA OPERATIONS
Marcin Przeworski looks at the history of the PZL Mielec M-28 Bryza in Polish Navy service.

YOUNG AT 95!
Dirk Jan de Ridder and Menso van Westrhenen visit the Romanian Air Force, one of NATO's youngest members, on its 95th anniversary.

REGULARS

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

NEWS
All the world's military aviation news, by region.

JUST A NICE PIC.
A 391st FS/366th Wing F-15E Strike Eagle currently assigned to the 391st Expeditionary Fighter Sqn at Bagram, spits out countermeasure flares over Afghanistan on November 12.

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