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Malaysia’s diplomatic fighter choice

When it comes to choosing its aircraft Malaysia has always mixed realpolitic with operational need, which is why it has ended up with a bit of a hotch-potch of US, British and Russian fighter types. And, as Greg Waldron explains in his preview to the country’s LIMA air show in the 19 March edition of […]

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Impressing in Mexico a must for Sukhoi

(This first appeared as a Comment article in Flight International, 19 February 2013) Sukhoi’s own technical snags with its Superjet might not have attracted the same degree of scrutiny as those affecting the Boeing 787.But they are arguably more critical to a programme that symbolises one of the few remaining chips Russia is still able […]

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