AIR International - May 2016
The latest news and detailed reports from around the aviation world.
Piotr Butowski introduces Russia’s new Tu-160M2 Blackjack bomber.
ARCTIC ALPHA JET AGGRESSORS
Henri-Pierre Grolleau reports on Discovery Air Defence’s Alpha Jets’ role in aggressor training.
Parapublic helicopters: Germany’s Federal Police, the LAPD, Ambulance Victoria and Bulgaria’s Border Police.
Henri-Pierre Grolleau describes the Armée de l’Air A400M Atlas’ growing capabilities.
Mark Broadbent looks at the Do 228NG, a popular aircraft for airlines and special missions.
Riccardo Niccoli profi les the AC-130J Ghostrider fourth-generation gunship.
FRENCH AIR WARFARE CENTRE
Jan Kraak visits the Armée de l’Air’s Air Warfare Centre at Mont de Marsan.
Roberto Yáñez and Alex Rodríguez report from the dissimilar air combat training exercise in Spain.
Jan Kraak describes this year’s close air support exercise in Corsica.