AIR International - March 2011

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FEATURES

SECOND GENERATION TRIPLE SEVEN
Jon Lake provides an in-depth overview of the B777-300ER; this century's best selling Boeing jet.

STEALTHY SUPER HORNET
Jon Lake looks at the latest stealthy variant of the Boeing Super Hornet.

A CHINOOK UNLIKE OTHERS
Kees van der Mark details the CH-47F(NL)'s acquisition history and its unique configuration.

JAYHAWK - TRAINING FOR THE BIG STUFF
Gary Wetzel reports on how fledgling aircrews train on the diminutive T-1A Jayhawk in preparation for flying large aircraft like the C-17.

CORNISH JETSTREAM
Ian Harding reports from RNAS Culdrose, home to the last British military Jetstream aircraft.

BANQUET IN BLACK
Alan Warnes witnesses the Dominies finally retire from RAF service.

REGULARS

HEADLINE NEWS
We look at UK SAR-H cancellation, unveiling of the new Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, take a first look at Sudan's new Mi-17-V5 Hip, maiden flight of the RAF Chinook HC4, first Russian Air Force Ka-52 and US Air Force evaluation of Embraer's Super Tucano.

GENERAL NEWS
Tom Withington reports from Toulouse on the Airbus A350 XWB, the A380 and the A330 MRTT bid for the US Air Force KC-X tanker; Bob Dorr covers the budget crisis affecting many US Air Force projects; Rick Burgess brings the latest developments in US Naval and Coast Guard aviation; Nigel Pittaway looks at the cost of being different from an Australian procurement perspective, and Chris Kjelgaard considers Boeing and Embraer's response to the Airbus A320neo.

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