AIR International - March 2003

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FEATURES

AIRBUS IN MILITARY SERVICE
As Airbus and Boeing vie for military conversion contracts, JonLake considers the options and roles.

HIND UPGRADES - IMPROVING A THOROUGHBRED
Alan Dawes reviews the modification programmes for this rotary-wing legend.

SWEDEN'S SWINGER - GRIPEN
Malcolm English looks at the status of the Gripen programme within the Swedish Air Force and at its export potential.

UNMANNED ROTORCRAFT
Roy Braybrook looks at the development of unmanned reconnaissance helicopters to satisfy an ever-increasing demand for airborne reconnaissance assets.

FRACTIONAL OWNERSHIP - SUM OF THE PARTS
Ian Goold finds the development of the fractional-ownership industry has many parallels with that of low-fares airlines.

AIRDATA FILE
Technical data and illustrations, including general arrangement drawings, of the Chengdu Aircraft Company CAC J-10 and VulanAir VF600W Mission, collated by Alan Dawes.

REGULARS

AIRSCENE HEADLINES
Dave Allport reports on the continuing build-up of forces in the Gulf, the Royal Navy aircraft carrier decision and the tragic loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia.

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

AIRSCENE COMMERCIAL ACCIDENTS
Chronological list compiled by Dave Allport.

IN PRINT
Reviews of some recent books.

TALKBACK
Readers' letters and photographs of general interest.

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