September 16, 2014

AIRPOWER

Long-range Plans

AIRPOWER

More for Less

ASYMMETRIC WARFARE

Bottom Line

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Long-range Plans

China may follow Russia in bomber developments

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AIRPOWER

More for Less

USAF embraces ‘art of the available’ with ground surveillance aircraft

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ASYMMETRIC WARFARE

Bottom Line

Conflict tally highlights intensity of Israeli action in Gaza

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SPACE

Risk Reduction

RD-180 prototype replacement could be ready to test in 2.5 years

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NAVAL OPERATIONS

Expansion Plan

China uses Rimpac to highlight naval capabilities

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COMMERCIAL PROGRAMS

Sweet Spot

Launch of higher-density variants underlies inexorable narrowbody growth trend

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AIR TRANSPORT

Improvisation in Play

Turkish Airlines copes with rapid growth as it grapples with airport infrastructure constraints

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COMMERCIAL PROGRAMS

Robust Robots

Looking to the 777X, MHI is working to cut production risks

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Feedback

I feel qualified to comment on the editorial “Still Some Explaining To Do” (AW&ST Aug. 11/18, p. 74) because of my 50-year career in government and industry, most of it developing and fielding fighter/bomber engines. My aggregate data on single-engine fighters support some universal truths:
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AIR TRANSPORT

Crossroad Policies

As part of economic reform, Mexico invests in aviation, builds a new airport in the capital city

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