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    • Jun 2005
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    SPECIAL ISSUE: USAF at 70 - out now!



    Since it was formed in 1947 the United States Air Force has been
    involved in a myriad of missions and achieved many notable firsts.

    USAF at 70 - Seven Decades of the United States Air Force is a 100-page special
    publication marking the seventieth anniversary of one of the world's foremost air arms


    FEATURING:



    F-82 Twin Mustangs over Korea
    Warren Thompson discusses the role of the legendary night fighter and looks at the USAF's first aerial kills

    Operation Baby Lift
    One of the USAF's most famous humanitarian missions saw more than 10,000 babies and infants evacuated from Vietnam in a matter of days

    Thunderbirds
    The USAF's display team has flown a variety of jet fighters and trainers. Steve Bridgewater looks at the history of one of the world's best loved formation teams.



    Flying the Aardvark

    We learn what it was it like to fly the swing-wing, supersonic attack bomber from British bases during the height of the Cold War

    Bear Hunting Raptors

    Dr Dave Sloggett discusses the recent increase in Tu-95 Bear probing flights in the airspace around Alaska and the USAF F-22 Raptor's role in defending the frozen north.

    PLUS - American Air Museum in Britain, the USAF's Heavy Lifters, Electronic Warfare in Europe, Special Ops, the history of the USAF Bomber, Operation Eagle Claw and much more.

    USAF at 70 is AVAILABLE NOW for just 5.99 from the Key Online Shop. Alternatively, you can purchase your copy from WHSmith, any other leading newsagent or download your digital copy here.

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