Plan stumbles for US-financed Afghan Air Force
The United States entered the new year with little choice but to pull the plug on key components of its plan to finance, equip and help maintain Afghanistan's air force, as Robert F Dorr explains.
This year British Airways will put two new aircraft types into service hoping to boost earnings from premium passengers. Bruce Hales-Dutton details the plans.
ATTACK HELICOPTERS PART ONE
AIR International begins a major series of in-depth reports on the world’s attack helicopters starting with the AH-1W SuperCobra, AH-64D Longbow Apache, Mi-28N Havoc and the Tiger HAP and HAD.
Cobras over Helmand
Russia’s Night Hunter
Tiger Operational Success
TAMING THE GRIZZLY
Nigel Pittaway outlines the latest details of the Airbus Military A400M flight-test programme.
LUFTHANSA’S REINVENTED LOW-COST AIRLINE
Lufthansa reckons a ‘new’ Germanwings is the only way out of the red for European short-haul operations. Andreas Spaeth reports
New Generation L 410
Appreciated for its rugged dependability, the LET L 410 is being given a new lease of life as the L 410 New Generation. Lubomír Sedlák finds out how.
CORSICAN LION 2012
Henri-Pierre Grolleau visited the decks of aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and of amphibious warfare ship HMS Bulwark during exercise Corsican Lion.
Bulgaria’s veteran rotary and fixed-wing operator, finds that business is still good, as Krasimir Grozev and Alexander Mladenov report.
SURFING THE SKIES
What can passengers expect from in-flight entertainment systems in the future? Caroline Cook travelled to Los Angeles to find out.