AIR International - November 2008

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FEATURES

GEORGIAN AIR WAR ANALYSED
Andrew Brookes examines the air power lessons from the five-day conflict between Russia and Georgia.

ANDALUSIAN AIRLIFTER - CASA C-295
A decade after its introduction, CASA's stretch of the CN-235 has not yet matched the commercial success of its forebear. Kenneth Munson looks at the fluctuating fortunes of the C-295.

ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES - JEWEL OF AFRICA
Ethiopian Airlines began flying in 1946 and today is one of Africa's leading operators. Kaleyesus Bekele profiles the carrier, which will be the first on the continent to introduce the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

AIRCRAFT OF THE RAF - PART 7
HARRIER
Jim Winchester details the versions of the Harrier in current RAF service.

EAGLE-EYED RAPTOR
In the first of an occasional series looking at vital airborne weapons and reconnaissance systems Jon Lake examines the Goodrich RAPTOR/DB-110 pod.

DOUGLAS B-66 DESTROYER
Ren‚ J Francillon describes the development of the Destroyer and summarises its operational career.

REGULARS

HEADLINES
This month's headlines include details of the Gripen entering service with the South African Air Force, the request by the RAF for three KC-135Rs to convert to RC-135s and the first flight of the new Viking Twin Otter Series 400.

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

TALK BACK
A selection of readers' letters and photographs.

FLIGHT BAG
Reviews of recently published aviation books.

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