AIR International - August 2019

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FEATURES

HEAVIES
Mark Broadbent profiles the Boeing 777X, Airbus A350-1000, Boeing 747-8 and Airbus A380.

E-550A CAEW
Riccardo Niccoli describes the Aeronautica Militare’s unique G550-based Conformal Airborne Early Warning system.

HC-130J COMBAT KING II
Mark Ayton reports on the HC-130J Combat King II Hercules in service at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska.

NATO TACTICAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME
Roberto Yáñez and Alex Rodríguez report from the NATO Tactical Leadership Programme at Albacete.

18TH AGGRESSOR SQUADRON
Mark Ayton spends a day with the F-16C-equipped 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.

MADE IN ENGLAND: TEMPEST
Mark Ayton starts the first of a two-part feature dedicated to the UK Tempest next-generation fighter.

RED DOGS
Joe Copalman tells us about the US Marine Corps’ East Coast Reserve rotary-wing warriors, HMLA-773 Red Dogs.

AIRSCENE

LEADING STORIES
Learjet 75 Liberty, PC-24, Vahana, Nigerian MRO, Eurofighter, new AIM-260 missile.

BOEING 737 MAX
An update on the continued grounding of the 737 MAX.

BOMBING THE NETHERLANDS
Kees van der Mark reports on the rapid reaction test deployment of F-35As to the Netherlands.

ARMY 2019
Piotr Butowski files a report from Russia’s International Military-Technical Forum Army 2019.

ANATOLIAN EAGLE RETURNS
Alan Warnes visits Konya Air Base in Turkey during Exercise Anatolian Eagle.

MILITARY HELICOPTERS
MH-47G Block II Chinooks, Morocco seeking Apaches.

COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT
Boeing ecoDemonstrator, AlbatrossOne, CL-515, Eurowings.

UNMANNED AIR VEHICLES
XQ-58A Valkyrie, TigerShark tests, Hermes maritime ops.

INTELLIGENCE, SURVEILLANCE & RECON
Network for the Sky trials.

NEWS COLUMNS

ITALY
Tight schedule for Leonardo’s M-345.

NEW ZEALAND
2019 Defence Capability Plan.

BACK PAGES

COMMERCIAL HELICOPTERS
Ansat air ambulance, H145 at high altitude, record sales.

BIZJETS
Gulfstream certification milestones, Praetor deliveries.

ELECTRIC DREAMS
The electric aircraft market.

FLYING FURTHER
Long-range single-aisle airliners.

SUPERSONIC DREAMS
Hopes for a new air travel era.