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  • Bombardier may query P&W on CSeries engine fix

    News | 31 Jul 2014 12:49 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Bombardier may seek more information before accepting Pratt & Whitney's proposed solution to the engine malfunction that has kept the CSeries flight test fleet grounded for two months, executives say.
  • Boeing to assemble 787-10 in South Carolina

    News | 30 Jul 2014 17:17 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Boeing will conduct final assembly of the 787-10 at its facility in North Charleston, South Carolina beginning in 2017.
  • A320neo conversions necessary to handle backlog: Enders

    News | 30 Jul 2014 09:03 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus expects to entertain further conversions of its A320 family to the re-engined A320neo in order to cope with overbooking in the backlog.
  • A350 begins south-east Asian flight tests

    News | 29 Jul 2014 10:59 | Greg Waldron

    Airbus's fifth aircraft in its A350 test fleet, MSN5, has commenced a series of flight tests between Singapore and Hong Kong.
  • ​Airbus kicks off A350 route-proving trials

    News | 24 Jul 2014 11:28 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Airbus today began a three-week route-proving campaign using the fifth A350-900, marking the start of the final certification stage for the new twinjet.
  • BA crew autopsies show organophosphate poisoning

    News | 31 Jul 2014 09:11 | David Learmount

    ​Cabin air contamination and its cumulative effect on flight crew health is once again in the spotlight as the findings of a post-mortem on a 43-year-old British Airways pilot are published.
  • ANA firms order for 30 A320neo-family jets

    News | 31 Jul 2014 08:57 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Japan's ANA Holdings has firmed its agreement for 30 Airbus A320neo jets, and will become the first operator of the type in the country.
  • ANA beats ANZ to first 787-9 scheduled flight honour

    News | 31 Jul 2014 08:13 | Firdaus Hashim

    All Nippon Airways (ANA) has set 7 August as the date it will begin operating the Boeing 787-9 aircraft on a regular, scheduled basis.
  • Crashed TransAsia ATR had requested runway change

    News | 31 Jul 2014 07:14 | Mavis Toh

    Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) has denied reports that air traffic controllers at Magong airport had rejected TransAsia Airways GE222's pilot's request to change the direction of the turboprop's landing approach, moments before it crashed.
  • ANA, Boeing finalise $13 billion widebody order

    News | 31 Jul 2014 05:07 | Greg Waldron

    ​All Nippon Airways (ANA) has finalised an order with Boeing for 40 widebody aircraft comprising 20 777-9X aircraft, 14 787-9s, and six 777-300ERs.
  • Bombardier links Learjet 85 schedule to priority review

    News | 31 Jul 2014 16:03 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Bombardier is now linking an internal debate over the entry into service date of the Learjet 85 to a wide-ranging review of priorities that includes the flight test programmes of the Global 7000 and 8000.
  • OSHKOSH: New ADS-B options, but old scepticism

    News | 30 Jul 2014 19:16 | Stephen Trimble

    A surfeit of new hardware options announced at the EAA Airventure fly-in did little to satisfy general aviation (GA) aircraft owner concerns about the cost and feasibility of a 2020 mandate to equip the national fleet with new air traffic surveillance systems.
  • Airbus accelerates Dassault share disposal plan

    News | 30 Jul 2014 16:31 | Dominic Perry

    Airbus Group has underscored its determination to divest its 46.3% stake in rival French airframer Dassault Aviation, as the reshaped company shrugs off the last vestiges of state control.
  • OSHKOSH: Legacy 500 certificiation is 'imminent'

    News | 30 Jul 2014 15:23 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Certification of the Legacy 500 is now “imminent”, but Embraer has missed an end-July goal to complete the development phase of the mid-size business jet, an Embraer executive says.
  • OSHKOSH: Mahindra floats US assembly for rebranded Airvan

    News | 30 Jul 2014 01:47 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Mahindra Aerospace showed up at EAA Airventure with a new brand for the GA8 and GA10 Airvan utility aircraft, new amphibious floats and new interest in finding a US-based assembly site.
  • Embraer's role grows in Brazilian Gripen programme

    News | 31 Jul 2014 17:26 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Embraer confirms the company’s role in Brazil’s F-X fighter programme has expanded since the air force awarded the $4.5 billion contract to Saab to deliver 36 Gripen NG fighters.
  • Italy ponders Hammerhead UAV as Predator replacement

    News | 31 Jul 2014 10:07 | Luca Peruzzi

    ​Italy is evaluating the Piaggio Aero P.1HH Hammerhead unmanned air vehicle (UAV) as a likely replacement for its air force's fleet of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator As from later this decade.
  • USAF debates future fighter requirement

    News | 31 Jul 2014 09:39 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The next generation of weapons technology that replaces the Lockheed Martin F-22 and F-35 may not be a single-seater or even a fighter, but the end result should have a deeper magazine, says the retiring head of the US Air Force’s Air Combat Command (ACC).
  • F-35B passes wet runway and crosswind tests

    News | 31 Jul 2014 02:51 | Greg Waldron

    ​The Lockheed Martin F-35B has completed wet runway and crosswind testing, which comprised 37 missions over a 41 day period using aircraft BF-4.
  • US Army qualifies AH-64E Apaches for deck landings

    News | 30 Jul 2014 12:04 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Army’s Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter has conducted deck landing qualifications on-board the US Navy’s (USN’s) USS Peleliu amphibious assault ship.
  • There were collective order commitment announcements of over 1,000 during this year’s Farnborough air show, and more than 200 option commitments

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