Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
Chinese Chengdu Z-10 attack helicopters delivered to Pakistan,two More C-17As for the RAAF, Mitsubishi MRJ first flight delayed and Finnair A350 to Heathrow. GENERAL NEWS Germanwings A320 crash prompts two-crew policy, Airlander attracts funding, Iran-140 programme halted, Star Alliance Dreamliner, first upgraded Indian Mirage 2000s, more Dutch CH-47F Chinooks, Pakistan Seeks AH-1Z Vipers. LEADING NEWS STORIES GO WITH THE FLOW This yeara€ s Boeing ecoDemonstrator is being used to investigate how to improve aerodynamic efficiency. Mark Broadbent reports. NEGATIVE G IN A VOYAGER Ian Harding summarises the issues highlighted in the Service Inquiry report on the most serious near-loss incident in recent RAF history. REPLACING THE TALON Robert F Dorr provides the latest stories from around the US Air Force. F135 UPGRADE PLAN Chris Kjelgaard details how Pratt & Whitney is ramping up its production and development programmes for the F-35a€ s F135 engine. THE US NAVYa€ S FIGHTER CONUNDRUM Rick Burgess gives the top news stories from the US Navy. COPE TIGER Chen Chuanren visited Korat Air Base in Thailand during the nationa€ s largest annual air warfare exercise. MALAYSIAN DEFENCE ACQUISITION by Nigel Pittaway REGIONAL AIRCRAFT DOWN UNDER Nigel Pittaway discovers how the BAE 146/Avro RJ family still has a role in niche services. Features QUEEN OF THE SKIES Mark Broadbent spoke with the Boeing 747-8 programmea€ s chief about the latest improvements to the companya€ s flagship a€~jumboa€ . CADILLAC OF THE SKY Robert F Dorr outlines the current standards of the worlda€ s number one air superiority fighter a€ the McDonnell-Douglas F-15 Eagle. AVIATION SAFETY Dr Simon Bennett tries to bridge the gap between misperception and the facts about aviation safety. DUST, DEVILS AND DEVELOPMENT AIR Internationala€ s Mark Ayton visits Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in California to discover some of the work under way with VX-31. MISSION IMPOSSIBLE? After joining the Star Alliance, Air India is hoping to achieve profitability. Andreas Spaeth reports from Delhi. TANQUE Ernesto Blanco Calcagno gets a first-hand perspective on how the Uruguayan Air Force conducts air refuelling training. RED FLAG TURNS FORTY Norman Graf profiles the latest iteration of Exercise Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. GOING GLOBAL Hawaiian Airlinesa€ expansion is transforming a once small regional carrier into an international player, as David Armstrong discovers. RUSSIAa€ S HELICOPTER COUNTRY Alexander Mladenov describes the work undertaken by the Russian Army Aviationa€ s helicopter training centre.
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