AirForces Monthly - March 2010

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FEATURES

IRAQI STRIKERS
The Iraqi Air Force is now using the Cessna 208 Caravan to strike insurgents. Patrick von Krienke reports from Northern Iraq.

TO KAF AND BACK
AFM's Editor, Alan Warnes talks to the OC of 31 Sqn on its return from a three-month detachment to Afghanistan. Fr‚d‚ric Lert provides the photography from Kandahar Airfield.

FORGING FRIENDSHIPS WITH THE FIGHTING FALCON
Major Gabe Johnson explains how the Arizona's ANG is training the world's pilots to fly the F-16.

TERROR IN THE TRIBAL ZONE
AFM's Alan Warnes travels to Pakistan to report on the Army Aviation's fight against the Taliban and al Qaeda.

THE SILENT HUNTER - CLOSE UP
Wing Commander Richie Matthews, Officer Commanding 51 Sqn tells AFM about the Nimrod R1. John Dibbs provides exclusive air-to-air images.

EXERCISE: INTREPID OWL
No.606 (Chiltern) Squadron RAuxAF asked AFM's Glenn Sands down to Salisbury Plain to watch its latest exercise.

REGULARS

SADDAM'S LOST MIGS
Aleksander Radic explains why the Iraqis want them back from the former Yugoslavia 20 years later.

ATTRITION
AFM's Dave Allport reports on the world's latest military accidents.

AIRCRAFT PROFILE: DHC-4A CARIBOU
Nigel Pittaway describes its RAAF service.

JUST A NICE PIC...
Very close air support! A US Army OH-58D Kiowa gets up close and personal with an Afghan National Army convoy.

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