AIR International - July 2008

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FEATURES

SHORTS - 100 YEARS ON
Richard Gardner looks at the world's oldest aircraft manufacturer and discovers how it is evolving to meet the demands of the 21st century.

BOMBER TYPHOONS IN THE USA
Dino Carrara reports from Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, as the RAF's XI Squadron works towards being declared multi-role capable on the Eurofighter Typhoon.

RUSSIAN RENAISSANCE - SUKHOI SUPERJET 100
Following the successful maiden flight of the Superjet in May this year, the Russian civil aerospace industry looks set for a revival. Piotr Butowski describes its development.

RAPTOR SWOOPS INTO EUROPE
With the F-22A Raptor about to make its European debut at RIAT and Farnborough, Dino Carrara interviewed pilot Maj Paul 'Max' Moga to hear how he displays the USAF's latest fighter.

JUST RIGHT! - THE ATR SUCCESS STORY
High fuel prices have given a new lease of life to regional turboprops but, as Brian Walters reports, ATR attributes its record sales more to the foresight of the ATR 42/72's designers over 20 years ago.

MILITARY DISPLAY TEAMS - PART 2
With the airshow season upon us, AIR International provides a review of the world's military aerobatic teams. In Part 1, we detailed those based in Europe, while in this issue Dave Willis addresses the rest of the world.

REGULARS

MILITARY NEWS
Comprehensive coverage of the latest military news from around the world, as compiled by Dave Willis.

CIVIL NEWS
A round-up by Dave Willis of the most interesting commercial aviation news from the last month.

FLIGHT BAG
Reviews of some of the latest aviation books that caught the eye of the editorial team.

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