Aviation News - January 2009

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International News
Commercial News by Keith Crowden
Airports by Keith Crowden
Orders and Leases
Airliner deliveries
ATC news by David Smith
Military News - by Bob Archer and Peter Foster
Your Questions Answered
Airports International - A series looking at airports in the UK and abroad. This month Vancouver pt 1
Aviation History - Preservation
Airlines of the USA since 1914 part 24 - by Maurice Wickstead
Aviation History - Archaeology by David Smith
Book Reviews
Airport movements by Adrian Thompson
Register review by Stuart McDiarmid

Flying Training on parade
Geoff Lee gives us a stunning display of some aircraft currently flying with the UK's tri-service training school.

Seasonal gifts
A miscellany of DVDs and books for the festive season, with recommendations on what to buy for air-minded friends and relatives or just oneself!

Service on Camera
Some of the winning pictures from this year's RAF photo-competition.

Pilatus - Swiss Aerospace Perfection
A successful company from Switzerland, Pilatus provides a fascinating story of how to build and sell light aircraft, as Geoff Jones finds out.

Aviation Nation 2008
Ken Withers gives us a visual tour of just some of the exciting aircraft at Nellis in November.

Red Flag over Brazil
A mini-war is simulated in the skies over South America as Cruzex IV hosts air power from several countries.

Supporting forces
Barry Wheeler continues his regular series on RAF aircraft of the 1950s with the de Havilland Comet and Bristol Britannia.

Slovak celebration
On parade and 15-years-old, the Slovak air force is inspected by Carlo Kuit and Paul Kievit who provide a flavour of its capability.