Aviation News - August 2007

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International News
Commercial News by Keith Crowden
Airports by Keith Crowden
Orders and Leases by Michael Stroud
Airliner Deliveries
Your Questions Answered
ATC News by David Smith
Military News - by Bob Archer and Peter Foster
Aviation History - Preservation
Airlines of the USA since 1914 pt 6- by Maurice Wickstead
Aviation History - Archaeology by David Smith
Letters
DVDs and Videos
Book Reviews
Register review by Stuart McDiarmid
Airport movements by Adrian Thompson

Paris Show Report
Aviation News collects news and views from the 2007 Paris show and looks at prospects for the European industry.

An engineer's notebook - Postwar power
Barry Wheeler looks beneath the cowling to lift out the fascinating story of two turboprop engines from the 1950's

Aviation Paintings of the Year
Once again aviation and art meet as this year's display of new paintings to reveal talent old and new.

The Famous Five
David Olive welcomes the Astor system to the RAF, via the Bombardier Sentinel surveillance platform.

Chat Room
Kenneth Bannerman talks to us about his job running the Airfields of Britian Conservation Trust.

Spotlight
In the first of a new series looking at famous High Street names in aviation related products, the editor visits Osprey Publishing.

Hitting the enemy
In the third of our series, The RAF at 90, the late H L Stevens recounts the days when scientific testing came to the Royal Aircraft Factory.

Airshows
Alex Hrapunov reports on Andres AFB open day, Brian Maidment describes this year's Biggin Hill fair and George Norman tells us of an unexpected event at Salthill air show!

All-weather `twin'
Another product a fine design line from de Havilland, the Sea Venom is the latest Fifties Front-line type described by Barry Wheeler.

Afghan air arm re-emerges
As Afghanistan struggles to project order throughout this war-torn country, its air arm stands up and assists the Allied forces.