This week Flightglobal publication Flight International in its cover article surveys the candidates in the possible five-way battle to replace the T-38, the mainstay of US Air Force pilot training since 1962 that is being retired.
On the cover is Katsuhiko Tokunaga’s photo of Alenia Aermacchi’s M-346 as it was deployed for the Dubai air show last November. Alenia hopes to “Master” new trainer deals with the US Air Force and Europe.
Also featured in this issue are:
- Tranche 3B Bid: Eurofighter consortium submits offer for latest batch of 124 Typhoons to four partner nations
- To the limit: Bombardier inflicts maximum stress on CSeries carbonfibre wing demonstrator
- Eastern Promise: Is business aviation finally flying in Asia? Our report on the inaugural Asian Business Aviation Show in Macau