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  • First A350-1000 structures emerge

    News | 22 Oct 2014 14:03 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Initial carbonfibre wing covers for the first Airbus A350-1000 have been completed, as structural work on the largest member of the family progresses.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/First-A350-1000-structures-emerge-405087/
  • Airbus tackles 757 range with higher-weight A321neo

    News | 22 Oct 2014 10:47 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus is aiming to introduce a higher-weight version of the A321neo in early 2019, in a bid to reinforce the type’s challenge to the Boeing 757 market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-tackles-757-range-with-higher-weight-A321neo-405070/
  • Boeing breaks ground on 777X wing centre

    News | 21 Oct 2014 18:28 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Boeing has broken ground on its new 777X composite wing centre in Everett, Washington.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-breaks-ground-on-777X-wing-centre-405039/
  • PICTURE: Qantas unveils new A330 business seat

    News | 21 Oct 2014 02:44 | Ellis Taylor

    Qantas Airways has unveiled its new business class seat that will be progressively rolled out on its Airbus A330s from later this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Qantas-unveils-new-A330-business-seat-404994/
  • Mitsubishi lays out plans for MRJ certification campaign

    News | 21 Oct 2014 00:28 | Mavis Toh

    Getting its MRJ regional jet certificated is the biggest challenge Mitsubishi Aircraft expects to have to overcome for its in-development aircraft programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mitsubishi-lays-out-plans-for-MRJ-certification-campaign-404972/
  • MPL students bust transfer myth

    News | 22 Oct 2014 10:55 | David Learmount

    A group of UK multi-crew pilot licence (MPL) trainees dropped by their sponsoring carrier because of restructuring were immediately taken on by another airline, busting the “myth” that an MPL is not transferable, according to CTC Aviation chief commercial officer Anthony Petteford.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MPL-students-bust-transfer-myth-405066/
  • PICTURE: Qantas unveils new A330 business seat

    News | 21 Oct 2014 02:44 | Ellis Taylor

    Qantas Airways has unveiled its new business class seat that will be progressively rolled out on its Airbus A330s from later this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Qantas-unveils-new-A330-business-seat-404994/
  • Frontier keeps A320 grounded out of caution over Ebola fears

    News | 20 Oct 2014 18:05 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    A Frontier Airlines Airbus A320 ​that had earlier transported an Ebola patient is being kept out of service for "a little while longer", says the carrier.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Frontier-keeps-A320-grounded-out-of-caution-over-Ebola-fears-404983/
  • Qatar to have eight A350s within one year

    News | 20 Oct 2014 13:27 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Qatar Airways expects to have eight Airbus A350s in its fleet before the end of next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qatar-to-have-eight-A350s-within-one-year-404967/
  • Qatar unveils first A350 destination

    News | 20 Oct 2014 13:19 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Qatar Airways has selected Frankfurt as the initial destination for its Airbus A350, the first delivery of which it expects by the end of this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qatar-unveils-first-A350-destination-404964/
  • Start-up targets large business jet financing with $2bn fund

    News | 22 Oct 2014 19:03 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Three global investment firms have launched a new leasing service – dubbed Global Jet Capital – with more than $2 billion in available financing catering to the large-cabin, long-range business jet market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Start-up-targets-large-business-jet-financing-with-2bn-fund-405111/
  • NBAA: Dassault's Trappier pokes fun at rival Gulfstream

    News | 22 Oct 2014 15:18 | Dominic Perry

    Dassault Aviation boss Éric Trappier has congratulated rival Gulfstream on the unveiling of two new models, while also cheekily suggesting that the Savannah firm is merely following in its footsteps.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Dassaults-Trappier-pokes-fun-at-rival-Gulfstream-405100/
  • NBAA: Discovery Aviation debuts XL-2 piston single and plots expansion

    News | 22 Oct 2014 14:42 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Discovery Aircraft is debuting its XL-2 piston single at the show where it announced plans to expand its general aviation aircraft offering beyond the two-seat type and the five-seat, twin-engined Discovery 201, which is also on display.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Discovery-Aviation-debuts-XL-2-piston-single-and-plots-expansion-405055/
  • MPL students bust transfer myth

    News | 22 Oct 2014 10:55 | David Learmount

    A group of UK multi-crew pilot licence (MPL) trainees dropped by their sponsoring carrier because of restructuring were immediately taken on by another airline, busting the “myth” that an MPL is not transferable, according to CTC Aviation chief commercial officer Anthony Petteford.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MPL-students-bust-transfer-myth-405066/
  • NBAA: Kestrel Aircraft seeks funding to complete single-engined turboprop

    News | 21 Oct 2014 23:51 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​US start-up Kestrel Aircraft has returned to NBAA with a mock up of its Kestrel single-engined turboprop and is keen to stress it's business as usual for the programme while it continues to search for funding to complete development.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Kestrel-Aircraft-seeks-funding-to-complete-single-engined-turboprop-405047/
  • Thailand grows EC725 order, adds EC645 T2s

    News | 22 Oct 2014 17:48 | Dominic Perry

    Thailand has added to a recent planned acquisition of Airbus Helicopters UH-72A Lakotas with a separate deal for five light-utility EC645 T2s and two 11t EC725s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thailand-grows-EC725-order-adds-EC645-T2s-405108/
  • ANALYSIS: How Embraer attracted a global audience to the KC-390 roll-out

    News | 22 Oct 2014 15:35 | Felipe Salles

    Towed through a haze of green and yellow smoke, depicting Brazil’s national colours, and columns of fireworks, the civilian-marked KC-390 exited Embraer’s construction hangar in Gavião Peixoto into an apron spot located directly in front of guests at a roll-out ceremony on 21 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-How-Embraer-attracted-a-global-audience-to-the-KC-390-roll-out-405083/
  • IAI unveils new maritime patrol radar

    News | 22 Oct 2014 12:01 | Arie Egozi

    ​Israel Aerospace Industries has expanded its range of airborne maritime surveillance radars by announcing the availability of its ELM-2022ES for patrol aircraft and the ELM-2022ML for unmanned air systems.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IAI-unveils-new-maritime-patrol-radar-405073/
  • Elbit lands Asian F-5 upgrade deal

    News | 22 Oct 2014 10:37 | Arie Egozi

    ​An unnamed Asian country has awarded Elbit Systems contracts worth approximately $85 million to perform an avionics upgrade on its air force fleet of Northrop F-5 fighters. The work also will include installing new communications equipment and electro-optical sensors, and will be conducted over a three-year period, the Israeli company says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Elbit-lands-Asian-F-5-upgrade-deal-405065/
  • Aerosonde UAV adapted for ship-based operations

    News | 22 Oct 2014 10:18 | Beth Stevenson

    Textron Systems is anticipating the release of two naval requests for proposals which would see its Aerosonde unmanned air vehicle adapted to launch and land on a ship.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aerosonde-UAV-adapted-for-ship-based-operations-405062/
  • What is delaying the much-needed recovery in the business aircraft market? When will the sector finally rebound?

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