AIR International - March 2008

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FEATURES

BOEING 777 - LONG-HAUL TWIN
Despite the recent unexplained crash landing of a British Airways 777 at Heathrow, Boeing has an order backlog of 352 for the type. This accident has cast a shadow over the 'triple seven', which has been one of Boeing's best-selling airliners. Martin Fendt takes a look at what this family of aircraft has achieved and where it is heading.

TOMORROW'S TOP TEN?
Brian Walters gives his personal view on what are likely to be the 'top ten' aircraft projects in the next couple of decades.

SURVIVAL OF THE FITTER
Lindsay Peacock examines the status of the Fitter ground attack aircraft which, though designed during the early part of the Cold War, continues to serve with seven air forces around the world.

ON TARGET - GERMAN LEARJETS
For over 40 years, the German Air Force, Army and Navy have used civilian companies to provide aerial targets. The biggest and most experienced of these is GFD. Frank Visser and Ludo Mennes report from its home base at Hohn in Northern Germany.

JAPAN'S SAVIOURS
Paul Thompson 'winches himself down' to recover details of the changing face of Japan's premier paramilitary service as it approaches its 60th anniversary in May.

AIRCRAFT PROFILE
BOEING 377 STRATOCRUISER AND THE GUPPY FAMILY
An iconic propliner, still flying after 60 years of service, described by David Willis.


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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