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2016 | 3(19) | 14

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Counterinsurgency aircraft. Pilot’s perspective



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The aim of this paper is to present a pilot’s perspective of Counterinsurgency Aircraft as a tool of modern warfare. The first part introduces the concept of insurgency and the role of the Air Force in counterinsurgency. Furthermore, on the basis of the lessons from the past, the author determines requested features for COIN aircraft. The following sections refer to different air platforms capable to be used as COIN aircraft. One representative of each platform is used to show both its advantages and disadvantages. Finally, in conclusion, the paper discusses COIN aircraft from the pilot’s perspective.



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