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  • PICTURES: Boeing donates first 787 to Nagoya airport

    News | 07 Jul 2015 08:46 | Aaron Chong

    Boeing has formally donated the first 787 to Nagoya Chubu Centrair International airport, in a ceremony on 7 July.
  • Boeing, Airbus production ramp continues on pace in Q2

    News | 06 Jul 2015 17:04 | Stephen Trimble
  • PICTURE: Cathay Pacific's first A350 undergoes final assembly

    News | 06 Jul 2015 08:57 | Aaron Chong

    Airbus says it has begun final assembly of Cathay Pacific’s first Airbus A350-900 at is Toulouse manufacturing facility.
  • Rolls-Royce outlines profit impact of A330 sales slump

    News | 06 Jul 2015 06:43 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Rolls-Royce is predicting a greater drop-off in deliveries of engines for the Airbus A330 than previously forecast, contributing to a £300 million ($470 million) impact on its finances next year.
  • Boeing bosses: All 10, in order of impact

    News | 03 Jul 2015 16:09 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing got through its first century with just 10 chief executives including its eponymous founder
  • UN urges release of all Hammarskjold DC-6 crash data

    News | 07 Jul 2015 13:43 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-Moon is to urge the release of all pertinent information in a bid to establish the circumstances of the Douglas DC-6 crash which killed former UN chief Dag Hammarskjold.
  • Vietnam Airlines nears 777X order

    News | 06 Jul 2015 20:53 | Edward Russell

    ​Vietnam Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding for eight Boeing 777-8X and eight Boeing 787-10 aircraft.
  • Air Lease orders another A330 as Paris lifts Airbus backlog

    News | 06 Jul 2015 09:18 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​US lessor Air Lease has ordered another Airbus A330-200, taking its commitment to the type to 10 aircraft.
  • PICTURE: Scoot unveils special independence livery

    News | 06 Jul 2015 07:00 | Aaron Chong

    Scoot has unveiled a special livery to mark Singapore’s 50th year of independence.
  • OPINION: Flightdeck doors highlight the safety/security dilemma

    News | 03 Jul 2015 15:29

    ​Safety and security have long formed a comforting ­alliterative pairing in airline circles ­– which disguises the fact that they’re not necessarily the same thing.
  • IAI ponders designs for new light business jet

    News | 07 Jul 2015 14:22 | Arie Egozi

    ​Israel Aerospace Industries is evaluating a number of designs for its light business jet and plans to present the shortlisted concepts to potential funding partners by the end of the year.
  • Piper M600 turboprop single to make show debut at Oshkosh

    News | 07 Jul 2015 12:42 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Piper Aircraft’s M600 single-engined turboprop will make its show debut later this month at the AirVenture business and general aviation event in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
  • Solar Impulse reaches Hawaii on record-setting trans-Pacific journey

    News | 03 Jul 2015 16:11 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The Solar Impulse 2 round-the-world flight project scored its biggest triumph to date with the completion of a multiple record-setting leg from Nagoya to Hawaii – a five-day segment that pushed limits for the aircraft’s solar-only power system, its ground control team and its solo pilot.
  • One Aviation introduces the Eclipse Special Edition

    News | 01 Jul 2015 15:57 | Kate Sarsfield

    One Aviation is upgrading its fleet of unsold Total Eclipse very light jets with the same features as its latest model, the EA550, in an attempt to clear the remaining backlog of second-generation Eclipse 500s from its base in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Discovery sets sights on year-end approval for piston-engined 201

    News | 01 Jul 2015 13:50 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Discovery Aviation is hoping to secure US certification for its model 201 piston twin before the end of the year, when it will begin asking customers to convert their options into firm orders.
  • IAI and Thales demonstrate NATO data link on Heron UAV

    News | 07 Jul 2015 11:52 | Arie Egozi

    Israel Aerospace Industries and Thales have carried out risk reduction flight tests of a NATO-standard data link on board IAI’s Heron unmanned air vehicle.
  • Northrop, USAF nearing deal for Global Hawk universal payload adaptor

    News | 06 Jul 2015 22:44 | James Drew

    ​The RQ-4B Global Hawk could soon be carrying the U-2 Dragon Lady’s most prized surveillance sensors under a “cooperative research and development agreement” between negotiated between Northrop Grumman and the US Air Force.
  • F-22 Raptor retrofit to take longer, but availability hits 63%

    News | 06 Jul 2015 19:27 | James Drew

    The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor may be the world’s greatest air superiority jet, but the supercruise fighter came with some major design flaws that require billions of dollars and many years to address.
  • Third A400M arrives for RAF duty

    News | 06 Jul 2015 16:30 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force has taken delivery of its latest example of the A400M tactical transport, with ZM403 being its third of an eventual 22 aircraft to enter service.
  • OPINION: Ageing US nuclear bombers not fit for a superpower

    News | 06 Jul 2015 08:07 | Flight International

    ​The United States’ nuclear bomber force has something of a morale problem.
  • Now that the dust has settled on another Paris air show, Flightglobal has quizzed its data to reveal the most-read stories from Le Bourget.

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