Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
WHEN SIZE MATTERS Andreas Spaeth reports from Kiev - the home of the gargantuan An-225. ZEUS VIPERS Souda Bay, Crete, is home to the Hellenic Air Force Block 52+ F-16. Ian Harding got exclusive access. THOMSON AIRWAYS' VELVET REVOLUTION Bruce Hales-Dutton details developments at Thomson Airways. FLYING FISH Wolfdietrich Hoeveler reports on the Barracuda UAV Technology Demonstrator flight test and evaluation campaign that took place in Goose Bay, Canada, this summer. PATROLLING THE MED Francesco Militello Mirto and La Cavera Luca profile the aircraft used by the Italian Coast Guard. BULGARIAN COUGARS FORGE NATO INTEROPERABILITY Philip Stevens visited Krumovo AB to see if the Bulgarian Air Force is ready to play an active part in NATO. SEA KINGS TO THE RESCUE Dino Carrara reports from RNAS Culdrose on the Royal Navy's SAR Sea Kings. REGULARS UK NEWS COLUMN Jon Lake casts a critical eye over the causes of two accidents which led to the loss of an RAF Nimrod MR2 and Puma HC1. US MILITARY NEWS COLUMN The winners and losers of the US military Fiscal Year 2010 budget are detailed by Robert F Dorr. COMMERCIAL NEWS COLUMN The contentious issue of providing extra airport capacity for the south-east of England is examined by Bruce Hales-Dutton.