AIR International - August 2017

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AIRSCENE
All the latest military and commercial stories from around the aviation world.

A380PLUS
Mark Broadbent details the A380 upgrade studies.

THE NEED FOR SPEED
Ian Frain describes the forthcoming tech demonstrator helicopter, the Airbus RACER.

ANOTHER MAX
Mark Broadbent looks at the fourth 737 MAX variant.

BOMBARDIER’S C SERIES
An in-depth profile of the Bombardier C Series – the aircraft, the engines, the operators, the specs.

ALASKA’S EXERCISE NORTHERN EDGE: A FIGHT OF A LIFETIME
Mark Ayton reports from Alaska on Northern Edge 2017, the most complex and robust exercise to date.

EA-18G GROWLER
Mark Ayton details the training mission of Electronic Attack Squadron 129, the EA-18G schoolhouse and repository of electronic attack in the US Navy.

Su-22 FITTER
Alexander Mladenov explains the upgraded Su-22 Fitter earmarked to continue in Polish Air Force service until 2025.

ÁMBAR
Roberto Yáñez and Alex Rodríguez report on the first deployment of Ejército del Aire EF-18M Hornets on NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission.

INTEROPERATING WITH THE F-35
Ian Harding writes about the synthetic training currently under way to prepare for the UK carriers and the F-35B Lightning II.

ARCTIC CHALLENGE
Marcus Vallianos reports from Finland on this year’s edition of Exercise Arctic Challenge.

AVIADARTS 2017
Alexander Mladenov and Andrey Zinchuk report on the fifth edition of the Russian Air and Space Force’s gunnery and bombing competition.

CENTENARI
Riccardo Niccoli visited Grosseto Air Base where the Aeronautica Militare Italiana celebrated the 100th anniversary of five Italian fighter squadrons.