AIR International - May 2008

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FEATURES

TERMINAL 5 - WORTH THE WAIT?
London Heathrow's new Terminal 5 was supposed to usher in a new era of efficiency for the airport. However, as Dino Carrara reports, the opening of this new building has been a public relations disaster for both BAA and British Airways.

BRITISH F-4 PHANTOMS
In the first of a series on 'Cold War Warriors', David Hobbs looks back at this outstanding fighter in UK service.

F-117A NIGHTHAWK - END OF A LEGEND
Lockheed's F-117A changed the face of air warfare. As Dr Carlo Kopp explains, its stealth characteristics enabled the aircraft to penetrate hostile air defence systems unaided.

OPERATION FENIX: COLOMBIAN AIRSTRIKE AT DAWN
Colombian forces recently launched an operation to kill a senior leader of the rebel group FARC. Taking place in Ecuadorian territory, it sparked a major international incident. Iigo Guevara reports on the recent tensions between Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela.

AIRCRAFT OF THE RAF - Part 2
VICKERS VC10
Dave Willis profiles the long-serving Vickers VC10.

REGULARS

MILITARY NEWS
Comprehensive coverage of the latest military news from around the world.

CIVIL NEWS
A round-up of the most interesting commercial aviation news stories from the last month.

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

FLIGHT BAG
Reviews of aviation books that caught the eye of the editorial team.

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