Aviation News - January 2019

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Hawgsmoke 2018
John Gabor reports from Whiteman AFB as A-10C squadrons meet to determine the type’s premier unit.

Hinds − Still In Demand
The Mil Mi-24/35 assault helicopter continues to attract customers, writes Alexander Mladenov.

Brisbane Airport CEO – Building for the Future
Chris Frame speaks to the chief executive of Australia’s third busiest airport, presently in the midst of the largest redevelopment in its history.

Concorde − White Elephant to Golden Eagle
Captain Jock Lowe tells Dino Carrara how British Airways’ Concorde fleet was transformed into a money-spinner.

Concorde Pilot’s Perspective − Heathrow to JFK
Former BA Concorde chief pilot Mike Bannister talks us through a typical flight from London to New York.

Concorde in Focus
Rick Brewell, a former RAF photographer, explains the challenges he faced photographing Concorde air-to-air.

Colombian Kfirs Fly On
Sérgio Santana explains how upgrades have kept the Colombian Air Force’s Kfirs potent.

TALES FROM THE LOGBOOK: The Last Frontier
Rich Cooper, of The Centre of Aviation Photography (COAP), and Dietmar Schreiber describe a trip to the aviation wilds of Alaska.

Hurricane Squadron − In the Eye of the Battle Part 2
In the second of two parts, Tom Spencer continues to detail 253 Sqn’s time on Hurricanes, flying as night fighters before deployments to North Africa and Italy.

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