AirForces Monthly - April 2010

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FEATURES

WHEN J COMES AFTER K.
Turning failure into operational success. John Andrews looks at the varied career of the RAF's C-130J Hercules.

THE BIG FIGHT
JonLake looks into the sixth annual Advanced Tactical Leadership Course (ATLC) held at the United Arab Emirates Air Warfare Centre at Al Dhafra Air Base.

JUSTIFIABLY PROUD
Lt Col Fabrice Grandclaudon, who led his Rafale squadron to the ATLC, responds to the claims and debate raised in `The Big Fight' article.

TRAINING FOR FREEDOM
Ian Harding, Chris Lofting and Keith Chilton report from Spain's fast jet training school at Talavera.

STRIKE EAGLES SUPREME
Pilot Major B Lewis Collins and Weapons System Operator Captain J Kyle Meyer describe what it takes to fly the most capable combat aircraft in the world. John Dibbs provides the exclusive images.

COUNTER TERRORISM DOWN UNDER
Nigel Pittaway accompanies the Australian Special Forces squadron on a recent training exercise over Brisbane's central business district.

REGULARS

FEEDBACK
Readers' views and comments.

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

ITALIAN TYPHOONS
David Cenciotti looks at the Eurofighter Typhoon's Operational Service with the Italian Air Force.

JUST A NICE PIC...
Composite Training Unit Exercise (Computex). Carrier Air Wing 7 works-up aboard the USS Dwight De Eisenhower before heading to the Persian Gulf.  

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