Aviation News - October 2011

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HOGS AT THE HEATH
Dino Carrara reports on the recent deployment of A-10Cs to Lakenheath.

MANCHESTER LOOKS
For New Opportunities
Bruce Hales-Dutton examines recent developments at ManchesterAirport.

CHINOOK AT 50
Life-saver, troop-carrier, cargo-hauler: Vince Powell reviews fi ve decades of the evolving war veteran helicopter.

TALES FROM THE LOGBOOK
Europe by Austin Maxi
Gerry Manning relives a European spotting adventure in 1970, taking in Aeros, Caravelles, Fokkers, and many more.

F-16 - THEN AND NOW
Turning and burning: JonLake compares the blistering F-16A of the 1970s with the latest variants of the Fighting Falcon.

SABRELINER - THE ORIGINAL BIZJET
This jet means business! Rod Simpson chronicles the development of the Sabreliner.

ABBOTSFORD HEAT
Three days of flying displays, a simulated ground assault and 100,000 spectators - Mike Valenti reports from one of Canada's biggest and best airshows.

ALL CHANGE AT THAI
Mark Nicholls meets the president of Thai Airways International to learn about its fleet renewal programme.

LIGHTNING `BOSS'
Group Captain Andy Williams, AFC, tells Hugh Trevor all about his `electric' days as Officer Commanding 5(F) Squadron.

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