AIR International - June 2011

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FEATURES

TYPHOON'S FIRST SPIKE
Jon Lake outlines the combat debut of the Typhoon FGR4.

SEVEN THIRTY SEVEN NEXT GENERATION
Mark Broadbent profiles the Boeing 737 Next Generation.

OSPREYS FLOCK TO THE UK
Matthew Clements reports on the first CV-22 Osprey operations in the UK.

CONTROLLING THE AIR CAMPAIGN
Tom Withington flew onboard a French E-3F AWACS, on a mission against Libya.

LOOKING EAST FOR A WAY FORWARDS
Lubomir Sedl k reports from Prague, home of Czech Airlines.

LEGACY AIRFRAMES, DIVERSE MISSIONS, NEW CHALLENGES
Robert F Dorr profiles the RC-135 Rivet Joint and variants in use with the USAF 55th Wing.

TRIPLE SEVEN FREIGHTER
Mark Broadbent describes Boeing's 777 Freighter and its service entry with FedEx Express.

F136 - THE F-35'S ALTERNATIVE ENGINE
Chris Kjelgaard reports on the F136 engine and discovers its major technological achievements.

ARMY AVIATION ITALIAN STYLE
Francesco Militello Mirto and Luca La Cavera visit Viterbo AB, the cradle of Italian Army Aviation.

SERBIAN AIR FORCE REVITALISED
Johan Franken and Frank Toenders provide an update on the Serbian Air Force.

REGULARS

HEADLINE NEWS
We look at the Sukhoi Su-35S maiden flight, unveiling of the Northrop Grumman Firebird unmanned aircraft, delivery of the first F-35A to the US Air Force, and the stealthy MH-60 Blackhawk used by US Special Forces in Pakistan for Operation Geronimo.

GENERAL NEWS
Bob Dorr covers the B-52H Stratofortress, C-5M Super Galaxy, MH-47G Chinook and the latest OH-58 Block II, Nigel Pittaway writes about the turbulent times faced by Australia's Airlines, the latest on the Tupolev Tu-204SM by Piotr Butowski, Velvet Sky the latest airline to launch in South Africa by Guy Martin, while Bruce Hales-Dutton focuses on UK Airport Passenger Duty and considers the Resilience of UK airports to cope with adverse weather.

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