AIR International - February 2008

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FEATURES

JAMMING TO SAVE LIVES IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN
Grumman EA-6B Prowlers have expanded their repertoire and are now being used to counter improvised explosive devices in Iraq and Afghanistan. Lt Cdr Rick Burgess USN (Ret) assesses the aircraft's new role and the developments aimed at keeping it at the cutting edge.

A SOCIABLE YETI - YETI AIRLINES
Unlike the elusive creature from which Yeti Airlines takes its name, the company provides frequent services to over 20 destinations throughout Nepal. In September, it will celebrate its tenth anniversary and, as Malcolm English discovered, the owners are about to launch a new international airline.

NORTHROP'S F-5 FREEDOM FIGHTER
In the fourth of an occasional series on Cold War aircraft remaining in service, Michael J Gething examines the status of Northrop's lightweight fighter, the F-5.

CEAM - EVALUATION EXPERTS
Henri-Pierre Grolleau reports on the work of the Centre d'Exp‚riences A‚riennes Militaires (CEAM, the French Air Force Evaluation Centre), at Mont-de-Marsan, which conducts tests and evaluation of new aircraft and systems.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A NETJETS PILOT
Capt Catherine Thompson, a pilot for NetJets Europe, describes the varied operations and the diverse destinations that she flies to in her work for one of the largest business jet fractional ownership companies.

AIRCRAFT PROFILE - HAWKER/ARMSTRONG WHITWORTH SEA HAWK
David Hobbs looks back at the Sea Hawk, which served both with the Royal Navy and overseas with the navies of India, Germany and the Netherlands.

REGULARS

MILITARY NEWS
Reports from around the world.

CIVIL NEWS
A round-up of the latest commercial news.

CIVIL & MILITARY ACCIDENTS
Details of incidents, compiled by Dave Allport.

FLIGHT BAG
Reviews of some aviation-related products.

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