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  • VIDEO: CS300 completes first flight

    News | 27 Feb 2015 21:05 | Stephen Trimble

    Bombardier has launched the flight test campaign of the stretched, 135-seat CS300 with a 4h57min sortie from the company's final assembly centre in Mirabel, Canada.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-CS300-completes-first-flight-409572/
  • PICTURE: Bombardier flies CS300

    News | 27 Feb 2015 17:39 | Murdo Morrison

    Bombardier has flown the larger variant of the CSeries for the first time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Bombardier-flies-CS300-409571/
  • Bombardier: CS300 to fly on 27 February

    News | 27 Feb 2015 12:22

    ​Canadian airframer Bombardier is set to conduct the maiden flight of its CS300 aircraft today.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bombardier-CS300-to-fly-on-27-February-409550/
  • Airbus assures on A380 break-even this year

    News | 27 Feb 2015 07:45 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Airbus Group has assured that its A380 will achieve production break-even this year, as it unveiled a strong full-year commercial aircraft performance.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-assures-on-A380-break-even-this-year-409534/
  • Airbus to take A320 rate to 50 but cut A330 output

    News | 27 Feb 2015 07:25 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus is to hike the monthly production rate for its A320 family to 50 from the first quarter of 2017.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-to-take-A320-rate-to-50-but-cut-A330-output-409532/
  • ALC sees 757 being replaced rather than re-engined

    News | 27 Feb 2015 15:22 | Laura Mueller

    Air Lease's chief executive believes Boeing is leaning towards a brand-new Boeing 757 replacement with additional capabilities rather than a re-engined version of the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ALC-sees-757-being-replaced-rather-than-re-engined-409553/
  • Thales to develop Australia’s OneSky ATM system

    News | 27 Feb 2015 03:32 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Thales Australia has been confirmed as the winner of tender to develop a single air traffic management system that will unify the separate systems used by the Royal Australian Air Force and Airservices Australia.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thales-to-develop-Australias-OneSky-ATM-system-409524/
  • Many pilots 'medically-impaired' due to toxic cabin air

    News | 26 Feb 2015 08:09 | David Learmount

    ​The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive heard at its annual conference in London yesterday that at least 3% of airline pilots are flying with degraded physical and mental performance caused by repeated exposure to neurotoxins in the aircraft cabin air, and may become actually incapacitated during flight if their exposure continues.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Many-pilots-medically-impaired-due-to-toxic-cabin-air-409456/
  • ​OPINION: Walsh all set to steer IAG to next opportunities

    News | 25 Feb 2015 17:00 | Airline Business

    While the US legacy triumvirate have been making headlines about unfair competition from the Gulf carriers, Europe's leading airline group, IAG, has become part-owned by one of them.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Walsh-all-set-to-steer-IAG-to-next-opportunities-409270/
  • MH370 hunt covers 40% of search area

    News | 25 Feb 2015 13:18

    ​Search teams hunting the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER have covered 40% of the priority area drawn up by investigators.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MH370-hunt-covers-40-of-search-area-409432/
  • Solar Impulse 2 completes 12h training flight

    News | 26 Feb 2015 17:46 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Only days before launching a historic, round-the-world flight, the Solar Impulse 2 staged a 12h test flight on 26 February from Abu Dhabi.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Solar-Impulse-2-completes-12h-training-flight-409506/
  • National Police Air Service to close ten bases

    News | 26 Feb 2015 16:07 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​The National Police Air Service (NPAS) of England and Wales is closing ten bases over the next two years a following hefty cut to its budget. The publicly-funded service will operate 23 aircraft from 15 sites strategically located across the two regions.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/National-Police-Air-Service-to-close-ten-bases-409492/
  • Many pilots 'medically-impaired' due to toxic cabin air

    News | 26 Feb 2015 08:09 | David Learmount

    ​The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive heard at its annual conference in London yesterday that at least 3% of airline pilots are flying with degraded physical and mental performance caused by repeated exposure to neurotoxins in the aircraft cabin air, and may become actually incapacitated during flight if their exposure continues.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Many-pilots-medically-impaired-due-to-toxic-cabin-air-409456/
  • Surf Air takes delivery of the 1,300th PC-12 and plots expansion

    News | 25 Feb 2015 14:38 | Kate Sarsfield

    The 1,300th Pilatus PC-12 entered service on 24 February with US members only VIP airline Surf Air. The Santa Monica-based operator is now plotting expansion to cater for the booming demand for its all-you-can-fly, single-engined turboprop-based scheduled service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Surf-Air-takes-delivery-of-the-1300th-PC-12-and-plots-expansion-409434/
  • SyberJet SJ30i first flight slips to fourth quarter

    News | 25 Feb 2015 12:49 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​SyberJet Aircraft has pushed back first flight of its SJ30i to the end of the year following its decision to bring the electronic engineering work to incorporate the light business jet’s redesigned cockpit, in house.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SyberJet-SJ30i-first-flight-slips-to-fourth-quarter-409388/
  • Australia ups interest in Norway's Joint Strike Missile

    News | 01 Mar 2015 20:16 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Australian and Norwegian defence ministries have strengthened their relationship on the latter’s in-development Kongsberg Joint Strike Missile, boosting the chances of Canberra acquiring the weapon for its future fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australia-ups-interest-in-Norways-Joint-Strike-Missile-409590/
  • USN officials upbeat about new uses for Tomahawk missile

    News | 27 Feb 2015 16:36 | Dan Parsons

    ​US Navy officials say new uses for existing munitions, as demonstrated with two recent novel deployments of the Raytheon BGM-109 Tomahawk cruise missile, should be sought as cost effective alternatives to expensive and time consuming development programmes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USN-officials-upbeat-about-new-uses-for-Tomahawk-missile-409566/
  • Airborne early wonders: our Top 10 eyes in the sky

    News | 27 Feb 2015 15:05 | Craig Hoyle

    In the week that Royal Australian Air Force officials hailed the performance of the service’s Boeing 737-based Wedgetail aircraft over Iraq – and as the UK draws closer to announcing a successor to its Westland Sea King 7 capability – our Top 10 looks at some of the unusual and rare types delivering the airborne early warning and control mission around the globe. Our listing is derived from data on in-service and on-order aircraft contained within Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets and MiliCAS databases.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airborne-early-wonders-our-Top-10-eyes-in-the-sky-409546/
  • Russia funds tanker conversion for Il-96 freighters

    News | 27 Feb 2015 13:23 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Russia’s United Aircraft has approved a plan to produce two aerial refuelling tankers, based on the Ilyushin Il-96, for the country’s armed forces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russia-funds-tanker-conversion-for-Il-96-freighters-409552/
  • Airbus works to get troubled A400M back on track

    News | 27 Feb 2015 12:00 | Dan Thisdell

    Airbus is heralding mixed fortunes for its troubled A400M military transport programme, with expected deliveries in 2015 of 16 units – double 2014’s total – coming on the back of a €551 million ($620 million) fourth-quarter charge for delays and action needed­ to ramp-up production.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-works-to-get-troubled-A400M-back-on-track-409543/
  • Our Top 10 looks at some of the unusual and rare types delivering the airborne early warning and control mission around the globe

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