AIR International - August 2009

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FEATURES

AU REVOIR PICARDIE
Details from France on the disbandment of EC 02.012 'Picardie'.

LUXAIR FIGHTS BACK
Andreas Spaeth provides an insight into Luxembourg's national carrier that has had to fight against low-cost carriers setting up nearby and a crumbling business clientele at home.

SIX ONE SEVEN
No.617 'Dambusters' Squadron is still at the tip of the spear in the RAF's strike force. In the first of a two-part article, AIR International Editor Mark Ayton reports from a squadron detachment at Barksdale AFB in Louisiana.

STRAIGHT TALKING
Boeing has a lot riding on the success of the Dreamliner. AIR International's Assistant Editor Dino Carrara hears first hand from Jim Haas, Director of 787 Product Marketing, in a May interview why airlines should buy the new airliner.

GROWLER TO GRIZZLY
Ted Carlson flew with VX-9 Vampires and describes the operational evaluation of the EA-18G Growler, while AIR International's Editor Mark Ayton provides details on the flight test programme from NAS Patuxent River in Maryland.

ITALIAN PERSISTENCE
Dr Riccardo Niccoli explains how Italy's Air Force has found operational success with 'drone' technology.

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