Aviation News - June 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
Airlines of the USA since 1914 pt 5- by Maurice Wickstead
Aviation History - Archaeology by David Smith
Aviation History - Preservation
DVDs and Videos
Book Reviews
Register review by Stuart McDiarmid
Airport movements by Adrian Thompson

Falklands commemoration
25 years on from the conflict that liberated a British protectorate, we review preparations for remembrance in June.

A Capital Flight
Barry Wheeler takes the big one to Washington DC and tells us what it was like to fly as a passenger on the Airbus A380

A Baltic Saga
In Part 1 in the story of the birth of Baltic aviation, Jim Walg describes the early years of Lithuania's nascent air force, circa 1919.

Avalon at a crossroads?
As Australia celebrates its love affair with the aeroplane, Bob Millichap asks whether we will see its like for many more years.

Fighting Helicopter
In Part 4 of our continuing series, the editor describes the birth of the helicopter gunship and its debut in South Vietnam.

Gripen flex muscle at Reims
Sweden mixes it with an international team involving France and Germany and comes out an impressive equal, as Joris van Boven describes.

Piper X-planes
Not so much the ugly ducklings, more the failed ideas, as Piper historian Roger Peperell explains the experimentals.

The Royal Aircraft Factory
Gerry Sweet starts our new series `The RAF at 90' with the first part in his story of Farnborough's government workshop.

The Falklands remembered
Falklands veteran, combat pilot, police helicopter pilot and artist Dean Regan reflects on what the conflict meant to him - and donates two limited edition prints for our competition.

Engineers Notebook
Once again the editor gets down on his knees - this time to unravel the early days of varied German engine designs.

Westland Wyvern
In our Fifties Front-line series, Barry Wheeler describes the turbine-powered Wyvern and its vicissitudes.