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  • Boeing promotes 737-derived C-40A in Africa

    News | 19 Sep 2014 14:35 | Stephen Trimble

    As Boeing C-17 production winds down next year, company officials have revived a global marketing campaign to sell a military version of the 737-based Boeing Business Jet that can haul passengers and cargo.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-promotes-737-derived-C-40A-in-Africa-403904/
  • PICTURE: Comac takes delivery of C919 mid fuselage

    News | 19 Sep 2014 02:20 | Mavis Toh

    Comac has taken delivery of the first mid fuselage section of the C919, as it prepares to start final assembly work on the first aircraft by the end of the month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Comac-takes-delivery-of-C919-mid-fuselage-403888/
  • Amid Rooivalk restart talks, Denel eyes new platform

    News | 18 Sep 2014 12:05 | Stephen Trimble

    ​An ongoing discussion about restarting Rooivalk production includes an option to design a new platform based on technology developed for South Africa’s indigenous attack helicopter, says Denel Group chief executive Riaz Saloojee.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Amid-Rooivalk-restart-talks-Denel-eyes-new-platform-403763/
  • Bell 525 'lagging' behind Q4 first flight target

    News | 17 Sep 2014 21:11 | Stephen Trimble

    ​First flight of the Bell Helicopter 525 Relentless could fall slightly behind schedule, but the debut of the 505 JetRanger X is on track for the end of the year, chief executive John Garrison says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bell-525-lagging-behind-Q4-first-flight-target-403829/
  • Denel, Aerosud partner to seek commercial aircraft work

    News | 16 Sep 2014 19:58 | Stephen Trimble

    ​South Africa’s two largest – and fiercely competitive – aviation manufacturers have teamed up with Airbus to collaborate for the first time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Denel-Aerosud-partner-to-seek-commercial-aircraft-work-403767/
  • ​ROUTES: Emirates could order 60 more A380s if Neo backed

    News | 21 Sep 2014 22:55 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Emirates would sign up for another 60-70 A380s if Airbus is prepared to develop an enhanced “A380neo” derivative. That was the public pledge made by the Gulf mega-carrier’s president Sir Tim Clark at World Routes in Chicago.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ROUTES-Emirates-could-order-60-more-A380s-if-Neo-backed-403958/
  • Ethiopian orders up to 35 737 Max 8s

    News | 20 Sep 2014 16:27 | Edward Russell

    ​Ethiopian Airlines has ordered up to 35 Boeing 737 Max 8s, as part of its plan to become a leading airline in Africa.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ethiopian-orders-up-to-35-737-Max-8s-403929/
  • JetBlue names Hayes as new CEO

    News | 18 Sep 2014 20:55 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​JetBlue Airways president Robin Hayes will succeed Dave Barger as chief executive officer effective 15 February 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/JetBlue-names-Hayes-as-new-CEO-403884/
  • EasyJet firms up remaining A320 options

    News | 18 Sep 2014 07:47 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​UK budget carrier EasyJet has converted its last remaining 27 options for baseline Airbus A320s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EasyJet-firms-up-remaining-A320-options-403841/
  • Lufthansa orders 15 A320neos for Swiss

    News | 17 Sep 2014 12:21 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Swiss International Air Lines is to receive 15 Airbus A320neo jets following an order for the type from parent Lufthansa Group.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-orders-15-A320neos-for-Swiss-403799/
  • FLYERS OF SCOTLAND: Scotland's top 10 contributions to aviation

    News | 19 Sep 2014 15:14 | Murdo Morrison

    Following the Scottish vote on independence on 18 September, Flightglobal celebrates 10 contributions the nation has made to the world of aviation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FLYERS-OF-SCOTLAND-Scotlands-top-10-contributions-to-aviation-403912/
  • Nextant sells 400XTi jet in New Zealand

    News | 19 Sep 2014 02:07 | Greg Waldron

    Nextant Aerospace has sold its first private jet in the New Zealand market, a re-manufactured Beechjet 400 designated Nextant 400XTi.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Nextant-sells-400XTi-jet-in-New-Zealand-403889/
  • IATA backs safety performance over documentary compliance

    News | 17 Sep 2014 10:16 | David Learmount

    ​The future of commercial air transport safety regulation and oversight should be based on carrier operational performance, not on documentary compliance with regulatory minima, according to the International Air Transport Association’s regional director safety and operations for Europe, Giancarlo Buono.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-backs-safety-performance-over-documentary-compliance-403770/
  • Cirrus Vision SF50 on course for 2015 service entry

    News | 17 Sep 2014 09:47 | Kate Sarsfield

    Cirrus Aircraft is preparing its second and third conforming Vision SF50 for first flight in the fourth quarter, and says its has service entry of the world’s first single-engine personal jet in its sights before the end of next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cirrus-Vision-SF50-on-course-for-2015-service-entry-403765/
  • NetJets readies Challenger 350 for European demonstration tour

    News | 16 Sep 2014 15:30 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Fractional ownership company, NetJets Europe will kick-start a demonstration tour of its Bombardier Challenger 350 business jet on 6 October to drum up sales of its super midsize offering in “key markets” across the continent.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NetJets-readies-Challenger-350-for-European-demonstration-tour-403739/
  • Boeing C-17 lands in Liberia opening US military anti-Ebola airlift

    News | 19 Sep 2014 16:05 | Dan Parsons

    ​A Boeing C-17 Globemaster landed in Monrovia, Liberia, on 19 September, carrying the first of 3,000 US military personnel that will deploy to West Africa in an effort to stem the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-C-17-lands-in-Liberia-opening-US-military-anti-Ebola-airlift-403914/
  • NATO report highlights UAV limitations

    News | 19 Sep 2014 14:46 | Beth Stevenson

    NATO’s Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC) has released a study into the vulnerabilities that the alliance's in-use unmanned air vehicles have, claiming that the nature of UAV operations to date may have limited their development.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NATO-report-highlights-UAV-limitations-403908/
  • Boeing promotes 737-derived C-40A in Africa

    News | 19 Sep 2014 14:35 | Stephen Trimble

    As Boeing C-17 production winds down next year, company officials have revived a global marketing campaign to sell a military version of the 737-based Boeing Business Jet that can haul passengers and cargo.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-promotes-737-derived-C-40A-in-Africa-403904/
  • Portuguese army uses indigenous UAVs in Kosovo

    News | 19 Sep 2014 11:27 | Beth Stevenson

    The Portuguese army is nearing the end of a NATO deployment in Kosovo using its indigenously-built Tekever unmanned air vehicles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Portuguese-army-uses-indigenous-UAVs-in-Kosovo-403901/
  • USAF looks to micro-UAV for SAR operations

    News | 19 Sep 2014 11:16 | Beth Stevenson

    The US Air Force has contracted CyPhy Works to develop and test a micro unmanned air vehicle for search and rescue operations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-looks-to-micro-UAV-for-SAR-operations-403849/
  • Following the Scottish vote on independence on 18 September, Flightglobal celebrates 10 contributions the nation has made to the world of aviation

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