Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
MOROCCAN AIR FORCE RENEWED The arrival of the first F-16s in Morocco marks the beginning of a new chapter for the nation's air force. Guy Martin reviews the Royal Moroccan Air Force. NOMADIC LIGHTNINGS Mark Ayton and Dave Majumdar provide an overview of the 33rd Fighter Wing 'Nomads' based at Eglin AFB, Florida and home to the brand new F-35 Integrated Training Center. NORDIC NETWORKER The SAS Group has worked hard to improve its business performance and is starting to build for the future, as Chris Kjelgaard discovers. SHUTTLE'S FINAL MISSION NASA marked the end of an era in the story of manned space flight with the final Space Shuttle mission this summer. Clive Simpson witnessed the historic launch from Kennedy Space Center, Florida. RATTLING THE SABRE The skies over Australia's North and East reverberated to the sound of dozens of combat jets during July, as the biennial Talisman Sabre exercise ran its course. Nigel Pittaway was there. DYNAMIC AVIATION - A LEGACY OF INNOVATION Jay Selman profiles Dynamic Aviation, which undertakes a diverse range of work for the US government and Department of Defense. REGULARS BREAKING NEWS We look at the Sukhoi Su-35S maiden flight, the unveiling of the Northrop Grumman Firebird unmanned aircraft, and delivery of the first F-35A to the US Air Force. GENERAL NEWS Bob Dorr covers the B-52H Stratofortress; Nigel Pittaway writes about the turbulent times faced by Australia's Airlines; the latest on the Tupolev Tu-204SM by Piotr Butowski; and Velvet Sky - the latest airline to launch in South Africa, by Guy Martin.