Aviation News - January 2008

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International News
Commercial News by Keith Crowden
Airports by Keith Crowden
Orders and Leases by Michael Stroud
Airliner Deliveries
ATC News by David Smith
Military News - by Bob Archer and Peter Foster
Your Questions Answered
NEW Airports International - A series looking at airports in the UK and abroad. This Month: Newcastle
Airlines of the USA since 1914 part 12 - by Maurice Wickstead
Aviation History - Preservation
Aviation History - Archaeology by David Smith
Book Reviews
Register review by Stuart McDiarmid
Airport movements by Adrian Thompson

Dubai airshow
Eryl Crump reports from one of the more interesting industry shows this year with a few surprises.

Wot! No Swastika!
Geoff Jones takes a tongue-in-cheek look at a sub-scale Messerschmitt look-alike and ponders on a missing motif!

Dubai World Central
Barry Wheeler takes time out to soak up the affluence of one of the Middle East's more promising venues for future air travel.

Aegean Stand-off
Ian Harding visits the Greek air force and sends a report from an area that lies close to a potential trouble spot and reports on readiness for response.

An Eagle's Talons
Coupled to a book competition, we examine the F-15, 35 years on from its first flight and a front-line defender for many decades to come.

Flying Fun at Ferrara
Geoff Jones reports on a local event with a difference, visiting one of the more idyllic gatherings on the 2007 calendar.

Latvian air force
Having survived decades of unrest and occupation, Latvia is finding a new role within Nato, as Jim Walg concludes his look at Baltic air power.

A BBMF birthday
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight celebrates its 50th anniversary year with another impeccable diary of displays. We look back to its origin and growth.