Aviation News - June 2009

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International News
Commercial news by Keith Crowden
Airports by Keith Crowden
Airliner deliveries
ATC news by David Smith
Your Questions Answered
NATO Notes by Peter Foster
US Military by Bob Archer
DVDs and Simulation games
Book Reviews
Hi Tech File
Airlines of the USA since 1914 part 26
Aviation History - Archaeology by David Smith
Aviation History - Preservation
Airport movements by Adrian Thompson
Register review by Stuart McDiarmid

Geoff Lee helps us celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Royal Air Force of Oman with this month's BIG picture.

Embraer at London City
Barry Wheeler goes uptown at the nation's capital and sees a new jet arrival at London City Airport.

Boeing 707
Fifth in the Classic Airliners series, we examine the most successful of the early jet airliners to define an icon with legacy.

Fleet Air Arm at 100
Aviation News marks a century of air-minded sailors who at the dawn of military aviation pioneered the way the world would put wings over water.

The BBMF on parade
We visit RAF Coningsby to see what is new as the RAF's Battle of Britain Memorial Flight prepares for another impressive display season.

Tickets for the Yeovilton air show available to lucky winners in this special year for the Fleet Air Arm.

From Wolverhampton to the Fens and across to Southend, events are hotting up as spring gives blue skies and clear weather.

BAE Systems' UAVs
Neville Beckett Surveys the UK's UAV scene and brings us up to date on the many projects currently under way.

French surveillance
Rod Simpson reports from Reims to check up on a Cessna evergreen that has found new roles in unexpected places.

Aero 2009
Barry Wheeler flies down to Friedrichshafen to look at the lighter side of aviation.