AIR International - June 2013x

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Bumper 144-page issue featuring:

FREE RAFALE SUPPLEMENT
AIR International highlights the history, development, operational use and systems of Dassault's omnirole fighter in this 44-page supplement.

MILITARY NEWS

Gemany prepares to retire the F-4F Phantom, Australia says yes to EA-18G Growlers, the Nigerian Air Force sets up an airline, Iraq receives more C-130J Hercules, and US Marine Corps’ MV-22B Ospreys land in Spain

CIVIL NEWS
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner returns to service, Aer Lingus Regional receives its initial ATR 72-600, Cessna rolls out a production New Citation X and fl ies the Sovereign, NetJets gets its fi rst Embraer Phenom 300, Europe continues UAS airspace intergration trials, the Xi’an MA700 gets funded and Boeing begins formally offering the 777X.

A FLIGHT - EUROCOPTER GOES UNMANNED
Mark Ayton investigates Eurocopter’s work on optionally manned helicopters.

SUKHOI SU-35 RUSSIA’S SUPPLEMENTARY FIGHTER
After winning orders from the Russian Air Force, the Sukhoi Su-35 is set for a bright future, as Piotr Butowski reveals.

LITTLE RED, BIG PLANS
Mark Broadbent reports on Virgin Atlantic Airways’ new ‘Little Red’ services and its joint venture with Delta. 

THE RISE OF THE NEW CANDID
The Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A appears to dominate Russia’s transport programmes. Alexander Mladenov reports.

ON THE PERCH
Mark Ayton looks at recent developments and deployments of the Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire Scout.

SETTING THE STANDARD
Jim Dorschner reviews the use of the Beechcraft 350 King Air for ISR.

AMERICA’S LAST GREAT AIRLINE MERGER?
Amercian Airlines and US Airways’ merger is explored by Bruce Hales-Dutton.

PRATT & WHITNEY’S COMMERCIAL ENGINE COMEBACK
Chris Kjelgaard reports on Pratt & Whitney’s strong position in the commercial power plant market.

MUD HENS
The F-15’s future prospects by Lon Nordeen and David C Isby.

THATCHER’S UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Bruce Hales-Dutton looks at the aviation and airport policies introduced by the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

SKYWATCHER
The Hellenic Air Force’s Embraer EMB-145 AEW&C and its operations over Libya described by Kirk Paloulian.

GLOBAL RANGER
Rafael Treviño reviews the Bell 429 Global Ranger helicopter.

POSEIDON PREPARES
Robert F Dorr looks at the US Navy’s efforts to deploy the P-8A.