AIR International - May 2010

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RHINO ARRIVAL
Mark Ayton reports on the first Royal Australian Air Force Super Hornets to be delivered.

EYES OVER THE NORTH SEA
Arnaud Boxman and Kees van der Mark report from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on the equipment and operations of the Netherlands Coast Guard Aircraft Unit.

MARINE CORPS VENOM
Dave Majumdar profiles the new UH-1Y and Greg Davis visited MCAS Camp Pendleton, California, home of the type's training squadron.

SPLENDID ISOLATION
A world-class intercontinental airline based on a tiny island in the Indian Ocean. Andreas Spaeth heads to a dream destination to visit Air Mauritius.

CARRY ON KINLOSS
Gary Parsons visited RAF Kinloss in Scotland where, despite the Nimrod MR2 being withdrawn, life carries on as normal.


AUSSIE BATTLE RHYTHM
In February the Royal Australian Air Force deployed eight F/A-18 Hornets to Exercise Red Flag. Mark Ayton describes how they fared.

REGULARS

GENERAL NEWS
Dave Willis provides a round-up of military and commercial news.

UK MILITARY NEWS COLUMN
Tim Ripley examines the consequences of retiring the Nimrod MR2.
Bob Dorr provides the latest news on the US military's search for a light attack armed reconnaissance aircraft.

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