AIR International - January 2003

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FEATURES

IRAQI OUTLOOK

As the ongoing public and media debate concerning the possibility of a US-led campaign to oust the Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein, goes on, Carlo Kopp looks at the immense disparity between the opposing forces involved.

FUNDAMENTALS OF AIRLINER DESIGN -PART 12 PROPULSION IV
In the twelfth of a multi-part series, Ray Whitford looks at the implications of highly efficient and reliable engines currently in service.

EUROCOPTER TAKES A HOLD IN LATIN AMERICA
Recognising the potentially lucrative market for civil and military helicopters in Latin America, Eurocopter has opened a subsidiary company in Santiago. Patrick Laureau reports from Chile on the subsidiary's aspirations and the role of the Ecureil B3 with the Criminal Police in countering drug traffickers.

TUPOLEV'S REGIONAL HOPEFUL - THE TU-334
Alan Dawes describes the Tu-334's development and reviews its prospects in the now crowded regional market.

FIRE BOSS FIRE BOMBER
Robert Grant looks at a modification to the Air Tractor AT-802, which will transform it into a highly competitive multi-role aircraft and highly capable amphibious water bomber.

FIGHTING FOR SURVVAL - THE CIS AVIATION INDUSTRY
In his report from Moscow, Paul Duffy looks at the state of the aircraft programmes within the Commonwealth of Independent States.

REGULARS

AIRSCENE HEADLINES

Dave Allport reports on roll-out of the Boeing 777-300ER and United's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

AIRSCENE

Military, commercial and aerospace industry news from around the world, compiled by Dave Allport.

AIRSCENE COMMERCIAL ACCIDENTS
Chronological list compiled by Dave Allport.

TALKBACK
Readers' letters and photographs of general interest.

AIRSCENE ZHUHAI 2002
Report and photographs on the fourth China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, compiled by Alan Warnes.

IN PRINT
Reviews of some recent books received.

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