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  • Boeing breaks ground on 777X wing centre

    News | 21 Oct 2014 18:28 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Boeing has broken ground on its new 777X composite wing centre in Everett, Washington.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-breaks-ground-on-777X-wing-centre-405039/
  • PICTURE: Qantas unveils new A330 business seat

    News | 21 Oct 2014 02:44 | Ellis Taylor

    Qantas Airways has unveiled its new business class seat that will be progressively rolled out on its Airbus A330s from later this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Qantas-unveils-new-A330-business-seat-404994/
  • Mitsubishi lays out plans for MRJ certification campaign

    News | 21 Oct 2014 00:28 | Mavis Toh

    Getting its MRJ regional jet certificated is the biggest challenge Mitsubishi Aircraft expects to have to overcome for its in-development aircraft programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mitsubishi-lays-out-plans-for-MRJ-certification-campaign-404972/
  • Mitsubishi gets busy with tests in lead up to MRJ first flight

    News | 21 Oct 2014 00:20 | Mavis Toh

    Mitsubishi Aircraft has rolled out its first flight test aircraft for the MRJ regional jet programme and will be conducting a series of tests on the aircraft, leading up to its first flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mitsubishi-gets-busy-with-tests-in-lead-up-to-MRJ-first-flight-404969/
  • PICTURE: Mitsubishi Aircraft rolls out first MRJ

    News | 18 Oct 2014 05:17 | Mavis Toh

    ​Mitsubishi Aircraft has rolled out its first flight test aircraft for the MRJ programme, in time good time ahead of its planned 2Q 2015 first flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Mitsubishi-Aircraft-rolls-out-first-MRJ-404905/
  • PICTURE: Qantas unveils new A330 business seat

    News | 21 Oct 2014 02:44 | Ellis Taylor

    Qantas Airways has unveiled its new business class seat that will be progressively rolled out on its Airbus A330s from later this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Qantas-unveils-new-A330-business-seat-404994/
  • Frontier keeps A320 grounded out of caution over Ebola fears

    News | 20 Oct 2014 18:05 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    A Frontier Airlines Airbus A320 ​that had earlier transported an Ebola patient is being kept out of service for "a little while longer", says the carrier.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Frontier-keeps-A320-grounded-out-of-caution-over-Ebola-fears-404983/
  • Qatar to have eight A350s within one year

    News | 20 Oct 2014 13:27 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Qatar Airways expects to have eight Airbus A350s in its fleet before the end of next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qatar-to-have-eight-A350s-within-one-year-404967/
  • Qatar unveils first A350 destination

    News | 20 Oct 2014 13:19 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Qatar Airways has selected Frankfurt as the initial destination for its Airbus A350, the first delivery of which it expects by the end of this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qatar-unveils-first-A350-destination-404964/
  • Frontier pulls A320 from service due to Ebola threat

    News | 16 Oct 2014 13:47 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Frontier Airlines has removed from service an Airbus A320 after a passenger who flew on the aircraft tested positive for the Ebola virus.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Frontier-pulls-A320-from-service-due-to-Ebola-threat-404845/
  • NBAA: Kestrel Aircraft seeks funding to complete single-engined turboprop

    News | 21 Oct 2014 23:51 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​US start-up Kestrel Aircraft has returned to NBAA with a mock up of its Kestrel single-engined turboprop and is keen to stress it's business as usual for the programme while it continues to search for funding to complete development.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Kestrel-Aircraft-seeks-funding-to-complete-single-engined-turboprop-405047/
  • NBAA: Embraer Legacy 500 cleared for US flights

    News | 21 Oct 2014 23:43 | Dan Parsons

    ​With the stroke of a pen on 21 October, an FAA official cleared the Embraer Legacy 500 jet for flights over US soil.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Embraer-Legacy-500-cleared-for-US-flights-405046/
  • NBAA: Safran reveals active sidestick development project

    News | 21 Oct 2014 23:41 | Stephen Trimble

    ​BAE Systems introduced active control sidesticks to the business jet market only a week before the NBAA competition, but they already face a rising challenge from Safran.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Safran-reveals-active-sidestick-development-project-405051/
  • NBAA: Avinode poised for further growth

    News | 21 Oct 2014 23:08 | Dominic Perry

    ​Technology firm Avinode is poised to ride the “third wave” of interest in online business jet booking tools as it looks to take “the next step” in the company's evolution.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Avinode-poised-for-further-growth-405056/
  • NBAA: Jet cabin controls going hands free

    News | 21 Oct 2014 20:53 | Dan Parsons

    ​The proliferation of wireless electronics has revolutionized operation of business jet cabin systems by taking controls from consoles and seat arms into passengers’ hands.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Jet-cabin-controls-going-hands-free-405043/
  • Elbit lands Asian F-5 upgrade deal

    News | 22 Oct 2014 10:37 | Arie Egozi

    ​An unnamed Asian country has awarded Elbit Systems contracts worth approximately $85 million to perform an avionics upgrade on its air force fleet of Northrop F-5 fighters. The work also will include installing new communications equipment and electro-optical sensors, and will be conducted over a three-year period, the Israeli company says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Elbit-lands-Asian-F-5-upgrade-deal-405065/
  • Aerosonde UAV adapted for ship-based operations

    News | 22 Oct 2014 10:18 | Beth Stevenson

    Textron Systems is anticipating the release of two naval requests for proposals which would see its Aerosonde unmanned air vehicle adapted to launch and land on a ship.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aerosonde-UAV-adapted-for-ship-based-operations-405062/
  • PICTURE: Embraer KC-390 rolls out in Brazil

    News | 21 Oct 2014 22:26 | Dan Parsons

    ​The first completed prototype of the Embraer KC-390 military transport aircraft rolled out of the company’s Gavião Peixoto, Brazil, production facility on 21 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Embraer-KC-390-rolls-out-in-Brazil-405054/
  • Textron awaits FAA authorisation for Aerosonde flight

    News | 21 Oct 2014 16:04 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Textron Systems expects to receive a Certificate of Authorization (COA) from the US Federal Aviation Administration in coming weeks, which will allow it to operate its Aerosonde unmanned air vehicle in unrestricted US airspace.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Textron-awaits-FAA-authorisation-for-Aerosonde-flight-405027/
  • Selex ES and HAV to team up for MoD airship testing

    News | 21 Oct 2014 15:05 | Beth Stevenson

    Selex ES is to team with Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) to develop a sensor package for UK Ministry of Defence testing on-board the latter’s Airlander 10 hybrid airship.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Selex-ES-and-HAV-to-team-up-for-MoD-airship-testing-405022/
  • The super-medium segment is a brand-new weight class in which three big airframers are competing. Flightglobal’s Ascend examines the market’s potential and the likely impact on residual values

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