Air International - September Issue - OUT NOW!

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[ATTACH=CONFIG]262390[/ATTACH] FEATURING: [ATTACH=CONFIG]262391[/ATTACH] BELUGAXL: Mark Broadbent profiles the Airbus BelugaXL. COMMERCIAL NEWS: Mid-market response, super jumbo enters lease market, A220 orders, A330neo boost. COMMERCIAL ROTARY WING: s-76d and Bell 407GXi orers, S-70 delivered for Firehawk conversion, AW139 acquisition. ORDER TRENDS: Who's buying what? MEGA-SUPPLIERS: New partnerships, big impacts. [ATTACH=CONFIG]262392[/ATTACH] UK AIRPOWER: PART 2: AIR International concludes its coverage of the Uk's military aircraft types and plans for their use and development. LEADING STORIES: US Air Force launches light attack competition, JSTARS recapitalisation, An-124 follow-on, Mach 2 for Unity, L-159T2 first flight. MILITARY NEWS: Close air support comparison test, F/A-18 upgardes, Brazilian Gripen and KC-390 deliveries, special ops King Airs, Mali Super Tucanos. NAVAL AVIATION PARADE: Piotr Butowski picks out some interesting participants from the annual Naval Parade over St Petersburg, which took place on the last Sunday of July. SIKORSKY'S S-97 RAIDER: David C Isby reviews the latest news from Sikorsky's S-97 Raider programme and looks forward to the maiden flight of the company's SB>1 Joint Multi-role Technology Demonstrator. MILITARY HELICOPTERS: Chinooks to Mali, Indian AH-64E, Luxemburg Defence H145Ms, Phillippines Navy AW159s. BELL'S V-280 VALOR: David C Isby provides an update on the Bell V-280 Valor's flight test programme. UNMANNED AIR VEHICLES: Zephyr S airborne for three weeks, Skeldar V-200, RQ-7 Shadow retired, XQ-58A Valkyrie expendable system. INTEL, SURVEILLANCE AND RECON: MQ-9 SkyGuardian's transatlantic flight, MQ-8C Fire Scout completes initial operational test and evaluation, Italian Customs ATR 72MP. AND MUCH MORE! Air International September Issue is AVAILABLE NOW for £4.95 from the Key Shop. Alternatively, you can purchase your copy from WHSmith, any other leading newsagent or download your digital copy here.
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