Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
TYPHOON'S EPIC DEPLOYMENT AIR International's Editor Mark Ayton reports on the latest overseas deployment undertaken by the RAF's Typhoon Force and Sentry AEW1-equipped No.8 Squadron. EUROFIGHTER 2020 Jon Lake provides insight into the Advanced Typhoon variants now taking shape. PREMIERE OF THE THIRD-GENERATION JUMBO Andreas Spaeth reports from Seattle on the roll-out of the Boeing 747-8I. ODYSSEUS OVER THE PELOPONNESE Ian Harding reports from Andravida AB on the latest course run by the Hellenic Air Force weapons school. TEN YEARS OF C-130J IN ITALIAN SERVICE Riccardo Niccoli examines the career to date of the C-130J in Italian Air Force service. INDIAN NAVAL WHITE TIGERS TURN 50 Pushpindar Singh traces the history of the Sea Harrier in Indian Navy service and describes the latest upgrade. REGULARS HEADLINE NEWS We look at the Boeing KC-46 tanker, winner of the USAF KC-X, maiden flight of a production series F-35A Lightning II, stand-up of the first Pakistan Block 52 F-16 squadron, final ops for the Royal Navy Jetstreams, negotiations for Turkish CH-47F Chinooks, and roll-out of India's Embraer 145 AEW&C GENERAL NEWS Tim Ripley considers the new challenges for UK and NATO airpower raised by the Libyan Crisis, Riccardo Niccoli reports from Rome on new Italian Air Force helicopters, Bob Dorr brings the latest on the B-1B, CV-22 and the AT-6, Piotr Butowski provides a full report from Aero India and Bruce Hales-Dutton considers the future for Virgin Atlantic.