AIR International - September 2008

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FEATURES

TYPHOON - ON ALERT IN AUSTRIA
Austria is the first non-NATO nation to operate the Typhoon. Dino Carrara reports from Zeltweg on how this neutral nation is integrating the aircraft into its air force.

HUNTER OVER LAND AND SEA - US NAVY P-3 ORIONS
US Navy P-3C and EP-3E Orions have been transformed over the last decade to undertake a variety of overland missions. Lt Cdr Richard R Burgess USN (Ret) describes how this Cold War warrior has been adapted to meet current war-fighting challenges.

EC725 SON OF COUGAR (WITH CUTAWAY)
Only two years after being declared operational, the EC725 Caracal has proved its worth in conflicts. Henri-Pierre Grolleau traces its development and roles.

DELIVERING THE DREAM
Aircraft manufacturing is a truly global business. To produce its new 787 Dreamliner, Boeing has contracted companies from all over the world to supply parts. Terry Spruce describes the specially modified 747 Dreamlifters used to transport some of the bigger sections by air.

AIRCRAFT OF THE RAF PART 5 - Sentinel R1 ASTOR
Jim Winchester looks at the Sentinel as it enters service with the RAF.

GLOSTER METEOR
David Hobbs profiles the Gloster Meteor's service with the Royal Navy.

REGULARS

NEWS HEADLINES
This month's headlines include the conflict in Georgia, the rollout of the WhiteKnightTwo and Emirates first Airbus A380 delivery, plus AIR International's success at the Aerospace Journalist of the Year Awards.

MILITARY NEWS
Comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in military aviation from across the globe.

CIVIL NEWS
A round-up of the most interesting commercial aviation news over the last month, from the relaunch of the Grumman Goose to plans to grow the An-124 Ruslan.

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