Warplanes: August 8, 2000


close to its weight limit.--Stephen V Cole

The Eurofighter consortium is pressuring the governments involved to pay for a technology demonstrator aircraft fitted with a thrust vectoring engine for better dogfighting.--Stephen V Cole

August 7, 2000; Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG (previously MiG-MAPO, MiG, and Mikoyan-Gurevich) has made a sales presentation for its MiG-29SMT to the Austrian Air Force. The Russians are seeking new customers beyond their previous clients, since many of those former customers are now buying Western


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