Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
FIGHTING BACK IN HELMAND Neil Dunridge reports from Afghanistan on Operation Moshtarak,the latest effort by ISAF to bring stability to Helmand Province. LEADING THE FIGHT AT RED FLAG The latest F-22 Raptor unit, the 49th Fighter Wing from Holloman AFB, completed its debut in Exercise Red Flag at Nellis on March 6. Mark Ayton reports. DRIVING THE RAF FORWARD The head of the RAF, Sir Stephen Dalton, shares his views in an exclusive interview with AIR International's Editor, Mark Ayton. NEXTGEN: TOMORROW'S AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT A massive upgrade of the air traffi c management system is underway in the United States. Chris Kjelgaard reports on the USA's NextGen initiative. APACHE FORCE Tim Ripley looks at how the UK Apache Force has moved to a campaign footing, almost a decade after the powerful attack helicopter entered service. MALTA'S MARITIME FLING Mark Zerafa reports on the Armed Forces of Malta and its temporary operations with a CASA 212. REGULARS HEADLINE NEWS We cover the latest news on the US Air Force's KC-X air-to-air refuelling tanker competition and the A-400M. GENERAL NEWS Dave Willis, Mark Ayton and Dino Carrara provide the latest military and commercial news from around the world. US MILITARY NEWS Robert F Dorr explains the current situation on the F-35 which has proved controversial in Washington due to delays and cost overruns. COMMERCIAL NEWS With a General Election looming, Bruce Hales-Dutton examines Labour and Conservative policies on commercial aviation.