AIR International - November 2006

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FEATURES

TIGERS OVER SPAIN
Bob Archer reports on this year's Tiger Meet at Los Llanos Air Base in Spain.

STERLING - AN EXERCISE IN SURVIVAL
Bruce Hales-Dutton profiles Sterling Airlines and explains the impact of the recent merger with Maersk Air.

SUPERMARINE SWIFT - RECCE SPECIALIST
Although the Swift failed as a fighter, it proved its worth as an outstanding tactical low-level reconnaissance aircraft and set a world speed record, as Jon Lake recounts.

ALOHA AIRLINES - A HAWAIIAN SAGA
Aloha Airlines recently emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Tony Wills reviews the carrier's turbulent past and describes its future plans.

PHANTOM TARGETS - THE USAF'S LAST F-4 SQUADRON
Dino Carrara reports from Tyndall AFB in Florida on the roles of the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron, the last USAF unit to fly the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II.

REGULARS

HEADLINES
This month's lead story is the further delay to the A380 announced by Airbus and the resignation of the company's recently-appointed CEO, Christian Streiff.

MILITARY NEWS
Reports from around the world.

CIVIL NEWS
A round-up of the latest commercial aviation news.

CIVIL & MILITARY ACCIDENTS
Details of incidents compiled by Dave Allport.

TALKBACK
A selection of readers' letters and photographs.

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