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  • FAA approves 787-9 assembly in South Carolina

    News | 05 Mar 2015 19:42 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a production certificate for Boeing South Carolina to deliver 787-9 aircraft to customers, the company announced on 5 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-approves-787-9-assembly-in-South-Carolina-409838/
  • Embraer full-year earnings miss guidance margin

    News | 05 Mar 2015 07:06 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Embraer is expecting to deliver 95-100 commercial aircraft this year, and to achieve overall revenues of $6.1-6.6 billion.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-full-year-earnings-miss-guidance-margin-409794/
  • ​ATSB concludes 2013 A330 loss of separation investigation

    News | 05 Mar 2015 02:55 | Greg Waldron

    The Australian Transportation Safety Bureau (ATSB) has published its final report into a loss of separation incident involving two Qantas Airways Airbus A330-200s on 20 September 2013, and the failure of one aircraft’s traffic collision avoidance system (TCAS).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ATSB-concludes-2013-A330-loss-of-separation-investigation-409788/
  • EasyJet eyes UAVs for spare-parts resupply

    News | 03 Mar 2015 15:32 | Beth Stevenson

    UK low-cost carrier EasyJet is looking at using unmanned air vehicles to reduce the logistics burden in quickly supplying spares to grounded aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EasyJet-eyes-UAVs-for-spare-parts-resupply-409688/
  • PICTURES: C919 takes shape in Shanghai

    News | 03 Mar 2015 03:00 | Mavis Toh

    Final assembly work on the Comac C919 has kicked into high gear, with assembly of the airframe almost complete.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-C919-takes-shape-in-Shanghai-409657/
  • 'Minor' injuries result from MD-88 LaGuardia crash: Delta

    News | 05 Mar 2015 20:47 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Delta Air Lines confirms some passengers or crew suffered minor injuries when one of the company's Boeing MD-88s skidded off a runway and into a raised seawall at New York's LaGuardia airport on 5 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Minor-injuries-result-from-MD-88-LaGuardia-crash-Delta-409839/
  • Emirates 'confident' that subsidy claims unfounded

    News | 05 Mar 2015 19:03 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Emirates Airline president Tim Clark is "confident" that allegations of the airline being subsidised are unfounded, as the carrier's US mainline rivals turn up the heat in a battle over US open skies with the Gulf.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Emirates-confident-that-subsidy-claims-unfounded-409837/
  • LaGuardia closes after Delta MD-80 accident

    News | 05 Mar 2015 18:11 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​New York's LaGuardia airport has been closed until at least 19:00 local time following an incident in which a Delta Air Lines Boeing MD-88 skidded off a runway, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/LaGuardia-closes-after-Delta-MD-80-accident-409834/
  • Delta jet in LaGuardia incident was inbound from Atlanta

    News | 05 Mar 2015 17:16

    ​The Delta Air Lines Boeing MD-88 that skidded off the runway at LaGuardia in New York on 5 March was operating flight 1086 from Atlanta, Delta confirms.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Delta-jet-in-LaGuardia-incident-was-inbound-from-Atlanta-409832/
  • Delta aircraft skids off LaGuardia runway

    News | 05 Mar 2015 16:58 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    A Delta Air Lines MD-80-family aircraft skidded off a runway at LaGuardia in New York while landing on the morning of 5 March, according to media reports and Twitter updates posted by passengers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Delta-aircraft-skids-off-LaGuardia-runway-409830/
  • Marenco tweaks rotor hub design on SH-09

    News | 05 Mar 2015 17:00 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Marenco Swiss Helicopter is making tweaks to the main rotor hub of the SH-09 light-single based on data from flight tests that began last October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Marenco-tweaks-rotor-hub-design-on-SH-09-409829/
  • Sikorsky plans vibration-free helicopter demo

    News | 05 Mar 2015 15:28 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Sikorsky plans to complete development of a hub-mounted vibration suppressor (HMVS) for helicopters with a follow-up demonstration later this year, says a top engineering executive.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sikorsky-plans-vibration-free-helicopter-demo-409819/
  • ​Sikorsky considers shuttering, selling light helicopter lines

    News | 05 Mar 2015 13:55 | Dan Parsons

    Sikorsky has canceled production of the S434 light single helicopter and divesting two other light helicopter production lines is under consideration, company officials say.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sikorsky-considers-shuttering-selling-light-helicopter-lines-409816/
  • Start-up proposes radical approach to high-speed VTOL

    News | 04 Mar 2015 20:27 | Stephen Trimble

    ​As a new era of high-speed rotorcraft unfolds, a California-based aviation start-up unveiled yet a new approach to solving the puzzle of vertical flight: a combination tilt-wing and joined-wing with propulsive pitch control.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Start-up-proposes-radical-approach-to-high-speed-VTOL-409779/
  • Composite Helicopters to revive KC630 flight tests after crash

    News | 04 Mar 2015 18:42 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Flight tests of the KC630 light-single should resume by the end of the year after New Zealand-based Composite Helicopters integrates design changes adopted following a non-fatal crash of a prototype in November.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Composite-Helicopters-to-revive-KC630-flight-tests-after-crash-409775/
  • ​Singapore to replace ageing Super Pumas

    News | 06 Mar 2015 04:16 | Greg Waldron

    Singapore has announced plans to replace the nation’s 32 Airbus Helicopters AS332/532 Super Puma/Cougar helicopters within the next ten years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Singapore-to-replace-ageing-Super-Pumas-409847/
  • Sikorsky plans vibration-free helicopter demo

    News | 05 Mar 2015 15:28 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Sikorsky plans to complete development of a hub-mounted vibration suppressor (HMVS) for helicopters with a follow-up demonstration later this year, says a top engineering executive.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sikorsky-plans-vibration-free-helicopter-demo-409819/
  • ​Sikorsky considers shuttering, selling light helicopter lines

    News | 05 Mar 2015 13:55 | Dan Parsons

    Sikorsky has canceled production of the S434 light single helicopter and divesting two other light helicopter production lines is under consideration, company officials say.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sikorsky-considers-shuttering-selling-light-helicopter-lines-409816/
  • Germany finalises order for 18 naval NH90s

    News | 04 Mar 2015 21:45 | Dominic Perry

    ​Germany has finally confirmed a deal that will see it order 18 new NH Industries NH90 NFH helicopters for its navy, at the same time trimming commitments for the troop transport variant and Airbus Helicopters Tiger attack rotorcraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germany-finalises-order-for-18-naval-NH90s-409772/
  • SENER joins Predator B team for Spanish campaign

    News | 04 Mar 2015 12:16 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Spain’s defence ministry is being offered the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator B unmanned air system, under a new teaming agreement between the US company and SENER.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SENER-joins-Predator-B-team-for-Spanish-campaign-409744/
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