AIR International - January 2009

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FEATURES

ROCAF - FACING THE DRAGON
Taiwan has built up a significant air force as to protect against the threat of invasion from Communist China. Peter R Foster assesses the current state of its Republic of China Air Force.

FULL OF EASTERN PRAGMATISM
Ian Goold looks at British regional operator Eastern Airways that over the past ten years has taken a careful approach to expansion.

AIRCRAFT OF THE RAF - PART 9
TRISTAR
Jim Winchester describes the career of the Lockheed Tristar in RAF service.

VULCAN - DELTA DISPLAY DELIGHTS
Dino Carrara reviews the Vulcan's momentous return to the display circuit and considers what the future may hold for this famous RAF bomber.

HAWGSMOKE 2008
Every two years the A-10 Thunderbolt II community gathers to determine who is the top 'Warthog' pilots. Neil Dunridge attended Hawgsmoke to see who took the honours.

GLOSTER JAVELIN
Jon Lake traces the development of the RAF's only delta-winged fighter.

REGULARS

MILITARY NEWS
Details of the most interesting military aviation news from around the world.

CIVIL NEWS
The latest developments in commercial aviation.

CIVIL & MILITARY ACCIDENTS
A round-up of civil and military accidents.

TALK BACK
A selection of readers' letters and photographs.

FLIGHT BAG
Reviews of recently-published aviation products.

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