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  • Boeing to assemble 787-10 in South Carolina

    News | 30 Jul 2014 17:17 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Boeing will conduct final assembly of the 787-10 at its facility in North Charleston, South Carolina beginning in 2017.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-to-assemble-787-10-in-South-Carolina-402207/
  • A320neo conversions necessary to handle backlog: Enders

    News | 30 Jul 2014 09:03 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus expects to entertain further conversions of its A320 family to the re-engined A320neo in order to cope with overbooking in the backlog.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A320neo-conversions-necessary-to-handle-backlog-Enders-402179/
  • A350 begins south-east Asian flight tests

    News | 29 Jul 2014 10:59 | Greg Waldron

    Airbus's fifth aircraft in its A350 test fleet, MSN5, has commenced a series of flight tests between Singapore and Hong Kong.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A350-begins-south-east-Asian-flight-tests-402127/
  • ​Airbus kicks off A350 route-proving trials

    News | 24 Jul 2014 11:28 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Airbus today began a three-week route-proving campaign using the fifth A350-900, marking the start of the final certification stage for the new twinjet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-kicks-off-A350-route-proving-trials-401975/
  • ANA to be first commercial operator of 787-9

    News | 24 Jul 2014 08:11 | Greg Waldron

    ​All Nippon Airways will become the first carrier in the world to operate the Boeing 787-9 aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANA-to-be-first-commercial-operator-of-787-9-401963/
  • Ukraine presses for 20km safe-zone around MH17

    News | 30 Jul 2014 08:21 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Ukrainian authorities are trying to establish a 20km safe-zone around the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to enable investigators to examine the Boeing 777’s wreckage.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ukraine-presses-for-20km-safe-zone-around-MH17-402177/
  • MH17: ICAO task force pursues accurate threat analysis

    News | 29 Jul 2014 19:47 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​ICAO is establishing a task force which aims to examine ways to reinforce the collection of accurate information about conflict zones, and improve their risk assessment during route planning.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MH17-ICAO-task-force-pursues-accurate-threat-analysis-402150/
  • WestJet to add four 767-300s, exercise five Q400 options

    News | 29 Jul 2014 13:28 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    WestJet will acquire four Boeing 767-300ERW aircraft to launch its first widebody flights in late 2015, the airline announces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WestJet-to-add-four-767-300s-exercise-five-Q400-options-402133/
  • Crew of ill-fated MD-83 asked to turn back: minister

    News | 29 Jul 2014 10:43 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​French government officials have disclosed that the crew of the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 which crashed in Mali had sought to turn back during the flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Crew-of-ill-fated-MD-83-asked-to-turn-back-minister-402123/
  • Airbus terminates Skymark order for six A380s

    News | 29 Jul 2014 07:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus has informed Japanese carrier Skymark Airlines that its order for six A380s has been terminated.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-terminates-Skymark-order-for-six-A380s-402110/
  • OSHKOSH: New ADS-B options, but old scepticism

    News | 30 Jul 2014 19:16 | Stephen Trimble

    A surfeit of new hardware options announced at the EAA Airventure fly-in did little to satisfy general aviation (GA) aircraft owner concerns about the cost and feasibility of a 2020 mandate to equip the national fleet with new air traffic surveillance systems.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-New-ADS-B-options-but-old-scepticism-402215/
  • Airbus accelerates Dassault share disposal plan

    News | 30 Jul 2014 16:31 | Dominic Perry

    Airbus Group has underscored its determination to divest its 46.3% stake in rival French airframer Dassault Aviation, as the reshaped company shrugs off the last vestiges of state control.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-accelerates-Dassault-share-disposal-plan-402203/
  • OSHKOSH: Legacy 500 certificiation is 'imminent'

    News | 30 Jul 2014 15:23 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Certification of the Legacy 500 is now “imminent”, but Embraer has missed an end-July goal to complete the development phase of the mid-size business jet, an Embraer executive says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Legacy-500-certificiation-is-imminent-402198/
  • OSHKOSH: Mahindra floats US assembly for rebranded Airvan

    News | 30 Jul 2014 01:47 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Mahindra Aerospace showed up at EAA Airventure with a new brand for the GA8 and GA10 Airvan utility aircraft, new amphibious floats and new interest in finding a US-based assembly site.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Mahindra-floats-US-assembly-for-rebranded-Airvan-402161/
  • OSHKOSH: UAV fears may prompt LSA expansion, LAMA says

    News | 30 Jul 2014 01:26 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has requested a survey of light sport aircraft (LSA) employed for commercial services in foreign countries, a possible step towards expanding the sector’s application in the USA a decade after the regulated category was created, says an LSA advocacy group.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-UAV-fears-may-prompt-LSA-expansion-LAMA-says-402159/
  • US Army qualifies AH-64E Apaches for deck landings

    News | 30 Jul 2014 12:04 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Army’s Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter has conducted deck landing qualifications on-board the US Navy’s (USN’s) USS Peleliu amphibious assault ship.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Army-qualifies-AH-64E-Apaches-for-deck-landings-402180/
  • Australia pushes for Harpoon integration on P-8As

    News | 29 Jul 2014 13:35 | Andrew McLaughlin

    ​Negotiations have commenced between Boeing and the US Department of Defense to secure integration of the AMG-84 Harpoon Block 1G anti-ship missile with the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft on behalf of the type’s Australian customer.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australia-pushes-for-Harpoon-integration-on-P-8As-402134/
  • Australian auditors slam bungled NH90 procurement

    News | 29 Jul 2014 12:52 | Andrew McLaughlin

    In a scathing report, ​Australian auditors have blamed a series of procurement errors and “development deficiencies” for the delayed service entry of the nation’s fleet of NH Industries NH90 helicopters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australian-auditors-slam-bungled-NH90-procurement-402130/
  • Final modernised P-3 Orion delivered to Brazil

    News | 28 Jul 2014 15:05 | Dominic Perry

    ​Airbus Defence & Space has delivered the last of nine Lockheed P-3 Orion anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft it has upgraded for the Brazilian air force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Final-modernised-P-3-Orion-delivered-to-Brazil-402078/
  • African order for Horus UAV

    News | 28 Jul 2014 13:55 | Beth Stevenson

    Flight Tech has received the first export contract for its tactical Horus FT-100 unmanned air vehicle that will see it deliver the UAV to an undisclosed African customer.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/African-order-for-Horus-UAV-402071/
  • There were collective order commitment announcements of over 1,000 during this year’s Farnborough air show, and more than 200 option commitments

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