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  • BAE selection installs final piece of 777X fly-by-wire revamp

    News | 26 Feb 2015 13:38 | Stephen Trimble

    Boeing has decided the supplier for the final piece of the revamped fly-by-wire and flight control system currently in development for the 777X aircraft family, announcing on 24 February that it has selected BAE Systems to provide the system's remote electronic units (REUs).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BAE-selection-installs-final-piece-of-777X-fly-by-wire-revamp-409490/
  • Safran ready to support A320 rate increase

    News | 26 Feb 2015 06:47 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Airbus engine supplier Safran believes current demand for narrowbody aircraft justifies a further increase in production of the A320 family to 50 per month within a few years, even as the supply chain transitions to a new model at the same time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Safran-ready-to-support-A320-rate-increase-409442/
  • Bombardier delays CS300 first flight

    News | 26 Feb 2015 03:23 | Mavis Toh

    Bombardier has pushed back the first flight of its CS300 aircraft, due to unfavorable weather conditions in Mirabel.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bombardier-delays-CS300-first-flight-409475/
  • Bombardier schedules CS300 first flight for 26 February

    News | 25 Feb 2015 01:57 | Mavis Toh

    Bombardier has scheduled first flight for the CS300 for 26 February, pending optimal weather conditions.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bombardier-schedules-CS300-first-flight-for-26-February-409404/
  • Bombardier opens window for CS300 first flight

    News | 20 Feb 2015 19:25 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Bombardier has set a three-day window next week to achieve first flight of the 135-160-seat CS300, the largest and most popular version of the CSeries family.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bombardier-opens-window-for-CS300-first-flight-409287/
  • 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/
  • Irish state presses IAG for better Aer Lingus terms

    News | 24 Feb 2015 15:04 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Ireland’s government is seeking better terms from IAG before surrendering its shareholding in flag-carrier Aer Lingus.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Irish-state-presses-IAG-for-better-Aer-Lingus-terms-409386/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • Eurofighter gets close-air support boost with P3E deal

    News | 26 Feb 2015 17:26 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The four Eurofighter programme nations have signed a roughly €200 million ($224 million) contract for a Phase 3 capability enhancement (P3E) package, intended to strengthen the type’s multi-role credentials.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Eurofighter-gets-close-air-support-boost-with-P3E-deal-409501/
  • Italian air force orders three Hammerhead UAS

    News | 26 Feb 2015 13:09 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Italian air force has confirmed that it will be the launch customer for the Piaggio Aerospace P.1HH Hammerhead unmanned air vehicle, as it commits to purchasing three systems.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Italian-air-force-orders-three-Hammerhead-UAS-409488/
  • AVALON: RAAF A330 MRTT makes strong combat debut

    News | 26 Feb 2015 01:10 | Greg Waldron

    As a Royal Australian Air Force Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) continues to support operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the service is placing a major emphasis on getting the type's long-delayed boom refuelling capability on-line.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-RAAF-A330-MRTT-makes-strong-combat-debut-409463/
  • AVALON: Northrop assessing software to boost Triton's sensor performance

    News | 26 Feb 2015 00:59 | Greg Waldron

    Northrop Grumman is assessing software for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial system that could radically improve target acquisition and tracking by the aircraft's electro-optical/infrared sensors.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-Northrop-assessing-software-to-boost-Tritons-sensor-performance-409462/
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