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  • Russia flies Mi-171A2 prototype

    News | 25 Nov 2014 16:57 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Russian Helicopters has completed first flight of the Mi-171A2, marking another major step in the commercialisation of the country’s military-oriented rotorcraft industry.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russia-flies-Mi-171A2-prototype-406471/
  • Boeing blames delivery schedule for Delta A350 deal

    News | 21 Nov 2014 00:15 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing attributes the loss of a 50-aircraft Delta Air Lines order announced on 20 November to a lack of available delivery slots.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-blames-delivery-schedule-for-Delta-A350-deal-406345/
  • Delta confirms A350, A330 order

    News | 20 Nov 2014 20:49 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Delta Air Lines has confirmed an order for 25 Airbus A350-900 for delivery beginning in 2017 and 25 A330-900 aircraft that will start entering the fleet in 2019.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Delta-confirms-A350-A330-order-406336/
  • US FAA requires 777 operators to inspect pitch rate sensors

    News | 19 Nov 2014 17:15 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    A new airworthiness directive issued by the US Federal Aviation Administration requires Boeing 777 operators to inspect and potentially replace the aircraft's dual pitch rate sensors (PRS).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-FAA-requires-777-operators-to-inspect-pitch-rate-sensors-406268/
  • Air Niugini contracts Vector Aerospace for engine MRO

    News | 19 Nov 2014 16:46 | Michael Gubisch

    ​Papua New Guinea’s Air Niugini has selected Vector Aerospace as engine maintenance provider for its Bombardier Dash 8-200 and Q300 turboprop fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Niugini-contracts-Vector-Aerospace-for-engine-MRO-406264/
  • PICTURE: Ruili Airlines receives first purchased Boeing 737-700

    News | 25 Nov 2014 08:41 | Firdaus Hashim

    Ruili Airlines has taken delivery of its first purchased Boeing 737-700 purchased directly from the manufacturer.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Ruili-Airlines-receives-first-purchased-Boeing-737-700-406436/
  • Frontier orders first A321s

    News | 24 Nov 2014 12:38 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​US carrier Frontier Airlines is ordering nine Airbus A321s, its first agreement for the largest member of the single-aisle family.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Frontier-orders-first-A321s-406397/
  • PICTURES: NokScoot reveals livery

    News | 24 Nov 2014 08:22 | Ellis Taylor

    Thai long-haul, low-cost carrier NokScoot has unveiled the first Boeing 777-200 painted in its distinct livery.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-NokScoot-reveals-livery-406385/
  • PICTURES: Economy class? Go ahead and stretch your legs, says KLM

    News | 21 Nov 2014 11:27 | Dan Thisdell

    KLM's 777-200s are getting an interior makeoverhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Economy-class-Go-ahead-and-stretch-your-legs-says-KLM-406330/
  • Boeing blames delivery schedule for Delta A350 deal

    News | 21 Nov 2014 00:15 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing attributes the loss of a 50-aircraft Delta Air Lines order announced on 20 November to a lack of available delivery slots.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-blames-delivery-schedule-for-Delta-A350-deal-406345/
  • VisionAire remains optimistic about Vantage prospects despite funding blow

    News | 25 Nov 2014 16:27 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​VisionAire Jets dogged pursuit of funding for its Vantage business jet has suffered a major blow after a committed new investor was forced to withdraw support following their incarceration.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VisionAire-remains-optimistic-about-Vantage-prospects-despite-funding-blow-406466/
  • Cirrus poised to fly second Vision SF50

    News | 25 Nov 2014 12:43 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Cirrus Aircraft is poised to fly the second conforming Vision SF50 personal jet within days and is preparing third and final test aircraft for its maiden flight by year-end.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cirrus-poised-to-fly-second-Vision-SF50-406448/
  • AJA prepares to launch Sky Limo bespoke air taxi service

    News | 24 Nov 2014 15:01 | Kate Sarsfield

    VIP business aviation services provider Al Jaber Aviation is gearing up  to launch the Middle East’s first point-to-point, branded air taxi service in early December and  hopes to expand the operation into Europe within the next 18 months.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AJA-prepares-to-launch-Sky-Limo-bespoke-air-taxi-service-406195/
  • Gulfstream hands over first G650ER

    News | 19 Nov 2014 09:18 | Kate Sarsfield

    Gulfstream has delivered the first G650ER ultra-long-range business jet ahead of schedule.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gulfstream-hands-over-first-G650ER-406222/
  • Dassault preparing 8X for 17 December roll-out

    News | 18 Nov 2014 17:44 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Dassault is preparing to roll-out the first Falcon 8X on 17 December at its Bordeaux, Merignac-facility and says the ultra-long-range business jet remains on track for first flight in the first quarter of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dassault-preparing-8X-for-17-December-roll-out-406218/
  • Army aviation restructuring moves forward

    News | 25 Nov 2014 21:16 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Army has started executing a plan that will lead to a historic reshaping and downsizing of a war-weary aviation branch even as it attempts to upgrade its capabilities at the same time it cuts more than $12 billion in spending over the next five years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Army-aviation-restructuring-moves-forward-406481/
  • Rolls-Royce wins $287m contract for V-22 engine maintenance

    News | 25 Nov 2014 20:03

    ​Rolls-Royce on 25 November scored a two-year, $287 million contract for engine maintenance on US Marine Corps and Air Force Bell Boeing V-22 Ospreys.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rolls-Royce-wins-287m-contract-for-V-22-engine-maintenance-406479/
  • F-35B makes first flight with UK weapons

    News | 25 Nov 2014 12:12 | Craig Hoyle

    ​A UK test team has completed an initial series of handling flights of a Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II carrying trial rounds of the Raytheon Systems Paveway IV precision-guided bomb and MBDA ASRAAM air-to-air missile.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/F-35B-makes-first-flight-with-UK-weapons-406449/
  • Japan will purchase 17 V-22 Osprey tiltrotors

    News | 24 Nov 2014 19:14 | Dan Parsons

    ​Japan has announced plans to purchase a fleet of Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotors and has included funding for the aircraft in its 2015 defense budget.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Japan-will-purchase-17-V-22-Osprey-tiltrotors-406415/
  • Lockheed seals $4.7bn deal for latest lot of F-35 fighters

    News | 21 Nov 2014 22:15 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US government and Lockheed Martin on 21 November finalised a $4.7 billion contract for 43 F-35 Lightning II aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-seals-47bn-deal-for-latest-lot-of-F-35-fighters-406381/
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