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  • The power list: top 10 delivered commercial turbofans

    News | 17 Apr 2015 15:59 | Murdo Morrison

    With our latest analysis of the commercial engine sector showing how re-engined aircraft from Airbus and Boeing and the arrival of new types from Bombardier, Comac, Mitsubishi and Irkut are affecting the size and shape of the marketplace, we list the most popular powerplants in civil aviation history with the help of Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/The-power-list-top-10-delivered-commercial-turbofans-411334/
  • Re-engined A380 prospects hazy as Emirates takes Trent 900

    News | 17 Apr 2015 14:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Emirates believes it has room to convert some of its Rolls-Royce-powered Airbus A380s to a future re-engined version, but is prepared to fit all 50 with the Trent 900 if there is no sign of movement from the airframer.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Re-engined-A380-prospects-hazy-as-Emirates-takes-Trent-900-411342/
  • ​VIDEO: Emirates confirms Trent for 50 A380s

    News | 17 Apr 2015 09:05 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Emirates has confirmed it is taking Rolls-Royce Trent 900s for 50 Airbus A380s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Emirates-confirms-Trent-for-50-A380s-411328/
  • Irkut receives first groundbreaking structures for MC-21

    News | 16 Apr 2015 19:08 | Stephen Trimble

    ​United Aircraft Corp subsidiary AeroComposite has received the first centre wingbox for the Irkut MC-21 aircraft, a new narrowbody design scheduled to complete first flight by the end of the year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Irkut-receives-first-groundbreaking-structures-for-MC-21-411309/
  • Embraer delivers 20 E175s in first quarter

    News | 16 Apr 2015 13:30 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Embraer delivered 20 E175 regional jets in the first three months of 2014, the company announced on 16 April.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-delivers-20-E175s-in-first-quarter-411296/
  • Used A380 market a chance to explore type's value: Clark

    News | 17 Apr 2015 14:36 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Emirates president Tim Clark believes that the second-hand market for the Airbus A380 will be a good opportunity for carriers to explore the economic capabilities of the jet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-A380-market-a-chance-to-explore-types-value-Clark-411346/
  • Re-engined A380 prospects hazy as Emirates takes Trent 900

    News | 17 Apr 2015 14:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Emirates believes it has room to convert some of its Rolls-Royce-powered Airbus A380s to a future re-engined version, but is prepared to fit all 50 with the Trent 900 if there is no sign of movement from the airframer.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Re-engined-A380-prospects-hazy-as-Emirates-takes-Trent-900-411342/
  • ​VIDEO: Emirates confirms Trent for 50 A380s

    News | 17 Apr 2015 09:05 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Emirates has confirmed it is taking Rolls-Royce Trent 900s for 50 Airbus A380s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Emirates-confirms-Trent-for-50-A380s-411328/
  • PICTURES: ANA reveals Star Wars livery on Boeing 787-9

    News | 17 Apr 2015 07:06 | Aaron Chong

    All Nippon Airlines (ANA) has unveiled a new ‘Star Wars’ livery on its latest Boeing 787-9 that marks the start of a five-year tie-up with The Walt Disney Company (Japan).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-ANA-reveals-Star-Wars-livery-on-Boeing-787-9-411324/
  • Authorities commit to double MH370 search area

    News | 16 Apr 2015 08:08 | Mavis Toh

    Malaysia, Australia and China have agreed to extend the search area for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 by an additional 60,000 square kilometres, should the aircraft not be found within the current search zone.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Authorities-commit-to-double-MH370-search-area-411281/
  • AERO: Piper launches M600 single-engined turboprop

    News | 16 Apr 2015 10:10 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Piper has launched a new single-engined turboprop, which sits at the helm of is nine-strong family of business and general aviation aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AERO-Piper-launches-M600-single-engined-turboprop-411263/
  • AERO: Two become One Aviation as Eclipse and Kestrel merge

    News | 16 Apr 2015 10:10 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Two relative newcomers to the general aviation aircraft industry have united, with the long-term goal of producing a range of aircraft and services, designed to shake-up what it calls “an under-utilised and under-developed GA market”.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AERO-Two-become-One-Aviation-as-Eclipse-and-Kestrel-merge-411270/
  • ABACE: Comlux eyes China completions facility

    News | 15 Apr 2015 07:29 | Greg Waldron

    Comlux Group is exploring the possibility of partnering with a Chinese company to perform private jet cabin completions on the Mainland.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ABACE-Comlux-eyes-China-completions-facility-411224/
  • ABACE: Amid lack of China business jet orders, OEMs still upbeat

    News | 15 Apr 2015 07:09 | Greg Waldron

    ​This year’s ABACE show saw a notable absence in business jet order announcements from Chinese lessors and other buyers, but OEMs are still positive about the long term.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ABACE-Amid-lack-of-China-business-jet-orders-OEMs-still-upbeat-411221/
  • ABACE: VistaJet on verge of securing Chinese AOC

    News | 15 Apr 2015 07:01 | Greg Waldron

    ​Swiss VIP charter operator VistaJet is on the verge of announcing a partnership with a Chinese aviation company, which will provide it with a Chinese air operators’ certificate (AOC).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ABACE-VistaJet-on-verge-of-securing-Chinese-AOC-411220/
  • IDF seeks larger brigade-level UAV

    News | 17 Apr 2015 16:10 | Arie Egozi

    ​Sources have revealed that the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) has revived a plan to acquire a larger brigade-level unmanned air vehicle than its battalion-level Elbit Systems Skylark I-LE.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IDF-seeks-larger-brigade-level-UAV-411350/
  • DARPA carries out full PCAS prototype demo using MV-22

    News | 16 Apr 2015 14:31 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) carried out testing of a full prototype of the Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) for the first time during the US Marine Corps’ Talon Reach exercise.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DARPA-carries-out-full-PCAS-prototype-demo-using-MV-22-411294/
  • UK may not oppose Gripen sale to Argentina: Brazilian minister

    News | 16 Apr 2015 10:34 | Felipe Salles

    ​The UK government is unlikely to block any request by Argentina to buy Saab Gripen NG fighters, Brazilian defence minister Jacques Wagner told reporters on 15 April.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-may-not-oppose-Gripen-sale-to-Argentina-Brazilian-minister-411287/
  • AgustaWestland, Bristow offer AW119 to replace US Navy TH-57 fleet

    News | 15 Apr 2015 18:48 | Stephen Trimble

    AgustaWestland and Bristow Helicopters have teamed up with two other suppliers to replace the US Navy’s fleet of 117 Bell Helicopter 206B3 basic trainers with an upgraded version of the AW119 aircraft on a fee-for-service contract.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AgustaWestland-Bristow-offer-AW119-to-replace-US-Navy-TH-57-fleet-411261/
  • ​Saab, Embraer agree on Gripen manufacturing roles

    News | 15 Apr 2015 14:27 | Felipe Salles

    Embraer will receive a “relevant and highly significant” transfer of technology package from Saab to support the Brazilian air force’s Gripen fighter purchase under an agreement signed on 14 April, says Jackson Schneider, president of Embraer Defense and Security.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saab-Embraer-agree-on-Gripen-manufacturing-roles-411244/
  • This year Routes Europe makes its debut in Aberdeen. More than a decade after Edinburgh hosted the World Routes and at a significant time for Scottish route development.

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