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  • Boeing enters detailed design phase on 777-9X

    News | 27 Aug 2015 13:57 | Stephen Trimble

    Boeing can move into the detailed design stage for the 777-9X having now reached the firm configuration milestone, the airframer has disclosed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-enters-detailed-design-phase-on-777-9X-416140/
  • MAKS: Russia extends Il-96 production by several years

    News | 27 Aug 2015 08:28 | Stephen Trimble

    Production of the Ilyushin Il-96 could continue for nearly a decade to support the Russian military's requirements for an aerial tanker and other special missions, United Aircraft (UAC) chief executive Yuri Slyusar has disclosed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAKS-Russia-extends-Il-96-production-by-several-years-416127/
  • MAKS: Sukhoi reveals plan to slash Superjet cost

    News | 27 Aug 2015 03:28 | Stephen Trimble

    Sukhoi Civil Aircraft has unveiled a plan to reduce the cost of producing the Superjet by $2.6 million per aircraft by replacing Western suppliers with Russian manufacturers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAKS-Sukhoi-reveals-plan-to-slash-Superjet-cost-416122/
  • PICTURES: Comac working toward November ARJ21 delivery

    News | 27 Aug 2015 01:22 | Mavis Toh

    Comac is working toward an internal target to deliver its first ARJ21-700 to launch customer Chengdu Airlines on 28 November.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Comac-working-toward-November-ARJ21-delivery-416103/
  • MAKS: Russian lessor close to re-affirming CSeries deal

    News | 25 Aug 2015 18:34 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Ilyushin Finance (IFC) is hoping to come to new terms with Bombardier within days on a deal that would preserve the Russian lessor’s once-threatened order for 39 CSeries aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAKS-Russian-lessor-close-to-re-affirming-CSeries-deal-416058/
  • VIDEO: WestJet rolls out first 767 and new logo

    News | 27 Aug 2015 17:20 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​WestJet has joined the widebody club.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-WestJet-rolls-out-first-767-and-new-logo-416150/
  • PICTURE: Korean Air receives its first 747-8I

    News | 26 Aug 2015 03:14 | Firdaus Hashim

    Korean Air has taken delivery of its first passenger variant of the Boeing 747-8 on 25 August.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Korean-Air-receives-its-first-747-8I-416067/
  • Air NZ to phase out last 737s in September

    News | 26 Aug 2015 02:21 | Ellis Taylor

    Air New Zealand will phase out its final two Boeing 737-300s in September, completing the transition of its domestic jet fleet to Airbus A320s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-NZ-to-phase-out-last-737s-in-September-416071/
  • MAKS: A350-900 makes Moscow debut as Aeroflot continues review

    News | 24 Aug 2015 17:52 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Airbus has debuted the A350-900 at the 12th Moscow air show (MAKS-2015) at least three years ahead of the first delivery to the type’s only customer in Russia.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAKS-A350-900-makes-Moscow-debut-as-Aeroflot-continues-review-416016/
  • Boeing checks cabin system effect on smoke after 787 fire

    News | 21 Aug 2015 11:01 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Boeing is developing models to assess how environmental control systems might carry particles and gas from a fire in the emergency locator transmitter, in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines 787 fire at London Heathrow.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-checks-cabin-system-effect-on-smoke-after-787-fire-415947/
  • Yingling's Cessna 172 remanufacturing programme off to flying start

    News | 27 Aug 2015 13:50

    ​A programme to serially remanufacture Cessna 172 Skyhawks announced at July’s AirVenture show has got off to a strong start.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Yinglings-Cessna-172-remanufacturing-programme-off-to-flying-start-416137/
  • Cirrus passes new milestone towards SF50 certification

    News | 26 Aug 2015 16:30 | Murdo Morrison

    The Cirrus Vision SF50 has passed another key stage on its way to a year-end certification target with the US Federal Aviation Administration issuing Type Inspection Authorisation, allowing the agency to evaluate the single-engined jet in flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cirrus-passes-new-milestone-towards-SF50-certification-416106/
  • Eclipse UK distributor extends Harrods special edition offer

    News | 26 Aug 2015 15:56 | Murdo Morrison

    There are several things to spend $3.4 million on at Harrods. That now includes an Eclipse 550 very light jet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Eclipse-UK-distributor-extends-Harrods-special-edition-offer-416105/
  • ​Soft commodity prices damping Asian private jet sales

    News | 17 Aug 2015 05:53 | Greg Waldron

    Embraer is seeing softer private jet demand in the Southeast Asia region on the back of the slump in commodity prices.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Soft-commodity-prices-damping-Asian-private-jet-sales-415757/
  • LABACE: Waypoint Leasing launches Brazil presence

    News | 12 Aug 2015 21:11 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Ireland-based helicopter lessor Waypoint Leasing is establishing a local office in Rio de Janeiro to support a growing fleet of operators in Brazil and in the future the rest of Latin America.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/LABACE-Waypoint-Leasing-launches-Brazil-presence-415651/
  • OPINION: UK must learn from Shoreham disaster

    News | 28 Aug 2015 10:37 | Flight International

    ​It was a perfect summer’s day, with the sun beating down on a large air show crowd, and unbroken blue skies providing a stunning backdrop for displays from vintage aircraft types. It was, in fact, a scene much like that which has been repeated numerous times every year for decades in the UK, where the public has a seemingly unquenchable enthusiasm for aviation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-UK-must-learn-from-Shoreham-disaster-416173/
  • MAKS: Can Russia’s ‘Caspian Sea Monster’ rise again?

    News | 27 Aug 2015 22:04 | James Drew

    ​The Soviet Union’s once-secretive “Caspian Sea Monster” has resurfaced at the MAKS air show, minus the stacks of short-range nuclear missiles meant to obliterate Western defences in a sea-skimming sneak attack.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAKS-Can-Russias-Caspian-Sea-Monster-rise-again-416156/
  • UK hands Typhoon baton over to Germany for NATO mission

    News | 27 Aug 2015 13:57 | Beth Stevenson

    A Royal Air Force detachment of Eurofighter Typhoons has completed its rotation in support of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission in Estonia, handing over to a German unit of the same type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-hands-Typhoon-baton-over-to-Germany-for-NATO-mission-416136/
  • MAKS: Russian Helicopters launches unmanned tiltrotor concept

    News | 27 Aug 2015 12:39 | Stephen Trimble

    Russian Helicopters has expressed new interest in developing tiltrotor technologies that could be used to design a new family of unmanned and potentially even manned aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAKS-Russian-Helicopters-launches-unmanned-tiltrotor-concept-416138/
  • Danes withdraw F-16s from Iraq deployment

    News | 27 Aug 2015 09:30 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Royal Danish Air Force has withdrawn its fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16s from the Middle East, where the aircraft had been participating in the air campaign effort against extremists in Iraq, according to local reports.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Danes-withdraw-F-16s-from-Iraq-deployment-416107/
  • Ryanair may already be a very big airline, but its plans to double in size during the next 10 years mean its appetite for skilled employees will continue to be voracious.

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