Aviation News August issue - OUT NOW

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Vickers' Hot Rod
In a career stretching almost 50 years, the RAF's VC10s have supported the UK's military around the world since 1967. Paul E Eden reviews the type's service as it nears retirement.The VC10 was also loved by commercial pilots and passengers alike, as Bruce Hales-Dutton explains.

JetBlue Flying High
Jack Carroll examines the meteoric rise of the US low-cost carrier JetBlue Airways.

Tales from the Logbook - North America by Air Pass pt.2
Gerry Manning continues his tour of the USA and Canada in 1986 using a Northwest Orient Airlines Air Pass.

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USAFE Aggressors Part 1
Doug Gordon tells the story of one of the United States Air Force Europe's elite fighter squadrons, the 527th Tactical Fighter Training Aggressor Sqaudron; which was based in the UK at the height of the Cold War.

Italy's Aircrane Firefighters
Marco Rossi and Mauro Cini describe the Corpo Forestale dello Stato's S-64F.

Operation 2015: Vulcan Like Extension Effort
Operation 2015 aims to keep Vulcan XH558 flying to the end of 2015.

Wittmundhafen's Phantom Farewell
Kees van der Mark reports on events to mark the retirement of the F-4F from German Air Force frontline service.

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Short Sunderland - The Ocean Sentinel
John F Hamlin reviews the career of the famous 'Fying Porcupine'

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