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  • ​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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-kicks-off-A350-route-proving-trials-401975/
  • ANA to be first commercial operator of 787-9

    News | 24 Jul 2014 08:11 | Greg Waldron

    ​All Nippon Airways will become the first carrier in the world to operate the Boeing 787-9 aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANA-to-be-first-commercial-operator-of-787-9-401963/
  • German research body DLR studies wing-contamination by insects

    News | 22 Jul 2014 12:37 | Michael Gubisch

    German aerospace research centre DLR is conducting test flights to assess how wing contamination by insects can be avoided on laminar-flow aerofoils.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/German-research-body-DLR-studies-wing-contamination-by-insects-401775/
  • PICTURE: A350 rejects take-off at maximum energy

    News | 22 Jul 2014 10:35 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus has carried out a maximum-energy rejected take-off with its A350-900 at the Istres base, final major test prior to certification.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-A350-rejects-take-off-at-maximum-energy-401844/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Grob seeking buyers for updated G520

    News | 22 Jul 2014 07:50 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Years after production halted, the Grob G520 is back in the spotlight, with Grob Aircraft seeking buyers for its revived G520 NG.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Grob-seeking-buyers-for-updated-G520-401725/
  • ANALYSIS: Recent unstable approaches that should have been go-arounds

    News | 28 Jul 2014 15:12 | David Learmount

    According to current industry wisdom, which is now being reviewed for fine-tuning, pilots should abandon “unstable” approaches and go around safely. Between 3.5% and 4% of all approaches are estimated to be unstable, yet pilots make a go-around decision in only a tiny fraction of those. What follows are some recent examples of unstable approaches from which a go-around decision ought to have been made but was not, and the results were bad.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Recent-unstable-approaches-that-should-have-been-go-arounds-401824/
  • MH17 suffered 'massive' decompression: Ukrainian authority

    News | 28 Jul 2014 13:18 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Ukrainian authorities have disclosed that the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER which crashed in the east of the country had suffered explosive depressurisation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MH17-suffered-massive-decompression-Ukrainian-authority-402070/
  • Virgin America files for IPO

    News | 28 Jul 2014 10:36 | Laura Mueller

    Virgin America has filed a registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-America-files-for-IPO-402059/
  • ICAO to address war zone danger to civil aviation

    News | 28 Jul 2014 09:18 | David Learmount

    The International Civil Aviation Organisation has announced it is to hold a “high level meeting” about the risks to civil aviation in conflict zones, at its Montreal headquarters on 29 July 2014.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ICAO-to-address-war-zone-danger-to-civil-aviation-402057/
  • Ryanair lifts full-year outlook after strong first quarter

    News | 28 Jul 2014 06:35 | Graham Dunn

    Irish carrier Ryanair has lifted its full-year outlookhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ryanair-lifts-full-year-outlook-after-strong-first-quarter-402052/
  • OSHKOSH: TBM 900 makes Airventure debut

    News | 29 Jul 2014 01:36 | Freelance Reporter

    ​French airframer Daher-Socata’s latest iteration of its high-speed workhorse the TBM 900 is making its Oshkosh debut. Company executives captured the EAA Airventure spirit during their press conference, dubbing the show “the perfect backdrop to our significant product enhancements.”http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-TBM-900-makes-Airventure-debut-402105/
  • OSHKOSH: New investor puts Kestrel on 3-year delivery pace

    News | 29 Jul 2014 01:28 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Kestrel Aircraft is now on pace to deliver the first of its eponymous, single-engined turboprop aircraft in 32-36 months, a company official says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-New-investor-puts-Kestrel-on-3-year-delivery-pace-402104/
  • OSHKOSH; Cirrus tests first production-conforming Vision jet

    News | 29 Jul 2014 00:54 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Cirrus Aircraft is continuing to test the flight characteristics of the first production-conforming model of the single-engined SF-50 Vision jet, says Cirrus president and chief operating officer Pat Waddick.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Cirrus-tests-first-production-conforming-Vision-jet-402102/
  • OSHKOSH: Icon unveils first production-conforming A5

    News | 29 Jul 2014 00:19 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Icon Aircraft marked the sixth anniversary of the unveiling of the A5 amphibian light sport aircraft by unveiling the first production-conforming prototype at EAA Airventure.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Icon-unveils-first-production-conforming-A5-402101/
  • OSHKOSH: Cessna adds diesel Skyhawk to GA fleet

    News | 28 Jul 2014 23:36 | Stephen Trimble

    ​With 100 low-lead avgas becoming increasingly scarce in Europe and Asia, Cessna has added a new variant of the ubiquitous 172 with a diesel engine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Cessna-adds-diesel-Skyhawk-to-GA-fleet-402100/
  • Final modernised P-3 Orion delivered to Brazil

    News | 28 Jul 2014 15:05 | Dominic Perry

    ​Airbus Defence & Space has delivered the last of nine Lockheed P-3 Orion anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft it has upgraded for the Brazilian air force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Final-modernised-P-3-Orion-delivered-to-Brazil-402078/
  • African order for Horus UAV

    News | 28 Jul 2014 13:55 | Beth Stevenson

    Flight Tech has received the first export contract for its tactical Horus FT-100 unmanned air vehicle that will see it deliver the UAV to an undisclosed African customer.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/African-order-for-Horus-UAV-402071/
  • Brazil signs for three SAR-roled C295s

    News | 28 Jul 2014 12:45 | Dominic Perry

    ​Brazil has ordered three search and rescue-configured Airbus C295s for operation by the nation’s air force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brazil-signs-for-three-SAR-roled-C295s-402064/
  • France takes delivery of third A400M

    News | 28 Jul 2014 12:39 | Dominic Perry

    France has received its third Airbus A400M Atlas tactical transport, representing the fourth delivery overall for the progamme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/France-takes-delivery-of-third-A400M-402063/
  • Russian navy boosts ASW capability with modernised Il-38N

    News | 28 Jul 2014 11:14 | Dominic Perry

    ​Ilyushin has delivered the first upgraded Il-38N anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft to the Russian navy following a modernisation effort beginning in 2012.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russian-navy-boosts-ASW-capability-with-modernised-Il-38N-402060/
  • Rolls-Royce took more than two decades to get an engine onto an Airbus product. But the UK company is now in pole position as Toulouse’s prime widebody engine partner

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