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NEW HOPE FOR THE SUPER HORNET
As President Donald Trump taunts the F-35 program with talk of a face-off against the Super Hornet, Brad Elward looks at the realistic prospects for the Boeing fighter

TURKEY’S FIFTH GENERATION AMBITIONS
Turkey may have one of the largest and best-equipped air arms in NATO, but the country’s aviation industry is still fledgling. The TF-X future fighter program might change that, as Vince Powell explains

SCOUT’S OUT
After a stellar operational career and a number of programs designed to enhance the helicopter, the US Army decided to call time on its versatile yet vulnerable OH-58D Kiowa Warriors. With a handful of surplus airframes being offered internationally, Tom Kaminski details how the scout is bowing out



THUNDER OVER PINE BARRENS
Dr Richard Porcelli visits the Warren Grove range and details how training facilities available to US military flying units are coming under scrutiny, as technologies advance and existing facilities look to match fifth-generation capabilities

FABULOUS FALLON
Rich Cooper checks in from Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada, where US Navy aviation develops and hones its warfighting skills. It is also where carrier air wings deploy as they work up and prepare to go on cruise

LAST OF THE TURKISH PHANTOMS
Onur Kurc and Tayfun Yasar describe the major reshuffle experienced by the Turkish Air Force in recent years, and how this has dramatically rationalized its F-4 Phantom II fleet as these warriors ultimately face retirement

AND MUCH MORE!

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