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  • 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/
  • Mitsubishi gets busy with tests in lead up to MRJ first flight

    News | 21 Oct 2014 00:20 | Mavis Toh

    Mitsubishi Aircraft has rolled out its first flight test aircraft for the MRJ regional jet programme and will be conducting a series of tests on the aircraft, leading up to its first flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mitsubishi-gets-busy-with-tests-in-lead-up-to-MRJ-first-flight-404969/
  • PICTURE: Mitsubishi Aircraft rolls out first MRJ

    News | 18 Oct 2014 05:17 | Mavis Toh

    ​Mitsubishi Aircraft has rolled out its first flight test aircraft for the MRJ programme, in time good time ahead of its planned 2Q 2015 first flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Mitsubishi-Aircraft-rolls-out-first-MRJ-404905/
  • Embraer cuts first metal part for E-Jet E2

    News | 17 Oct 2014 16:55 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Embraer has cut the first metal component for its E-Jet E2 family of regional jets at its new factory in Evora, Portugal. The wing stub forward pressure bulkhead is for the prototype of the E190 E2, which is scheduled to fly in 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-cuts-first-metal-part-for-E-Jet-E2-404896/
  • 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/
  • Frontier pulls A320 from service due to Ebola threat

    News | 16 Oct 2014 13:47 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Frontier Airlines has removed from service an Airbus A320 after a passenger who flew on the aircraft tested positive for the Ebola virus.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Frontier-pulls-A320-from-service-due-to-Ebola-threat-404845/
  • 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/
  • NBAA: Embraer Legacy 500 cleared for US flights

    News | 21 Oct 2014 23:43 | Dan Parsons

    ​With the stroke of a pen on 21 October, an FAA official cleared the Embraer Legacy 500 jet for flights over US soil.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Embraer-Legacy-500-cleared-for-US-flights-405046/
  • NBAA: Safran reveals active sidestick development project

    News | 21 Oct 2014 23:41 | Stephen Trimble

    ​BAE Systems introduced active control sidesticks to the business jet market only a week before the NBAA competition, but they already face a rising challenge from Safran.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Safran-reveals-active-sidestick-development-project-405051/
  • NBAA: Avinode poised for further growth

    News | 21 Oct 2014 23:08 | Dominic Perry

    ​Technology firm Avinode is poised to ride the “third wave” of interest in online business jet booking tools as it looks to take “the next step” in the company's evolution.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Avinode-poised-for-further-growth-405056/
  • NBAA: Jet cabin controls going hands free

    News | 21 Oct 2014 20:53 | Dan Parsons

    ​The proliferation of wireless electronics has revolutionized operation of business jet cabin systems by taking controls from consoles and seat arms into passengers’ hands.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Jet-cabin-controls-going-hands-free-405043/
  • PICTURE: Embraer KC-390 rolls out in Brazil

    News | 21 Oct 2014 22:26 | Dan Parsons

    ​The first completed prototype of the Embraer KC-390 military transport aircraft rolled out of the company’s Gavião Peixoto, Brazil, production facility on 21 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Embraer-KC-390-rolls-out-in-Brazil-405054/
  • Textron awaits FAA authorisation for Aerosonde flight

    News | 21 Oct 2014 16:04 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Textron Systems expects to receive a Certificate of Authorization (COA) from the US Federal Aviation Administration in coming weeks, which will allow it to operate its Aerosonde unmanned air vehicle in unrestricted US airspace.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Textron-awaits-FAA-authorisation-for-Aerosonde-flight-405027/
  • Selex ES and HAV to team up for MoD airship testing

    News | 21 Oct 2014 15:05 | Beth Stevenson

    Selex ES is to team with Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) to develop a sensor package for UK Ministry of Defence testing on-board the latter’s Airlander 10 hybrid airship.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Selex-ES-and-HAV-to-team-up-for-MoD-airship-testing-405022/
  • Australia's first MH-60R arrives by C-17

    News | 20 Oct 2014 19:52 | Beth Stevenson

    The first of the Royal Australian Navy’s Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky MH-60R combat helicopters has been delivered in-country from US Navy Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, where the squadron has been training alongside US personnel.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australias-first-MH-60R-arrives-by-C-17-404981/
  • Mexican air force 787 starts VIP conversion

    News | 20 Oct 2014 11:01 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The government of Mexico has acquired a Boeing 787 for operation by its air force, with the aircraft to be configured for head of state and other VIP transport duties. Made earlier this year, the purchase will result in the service becoming the first military operator to introduce the Dreamliner.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mexican-air-force-787-starts-VIP-conversion-404956/
  • The super-medium segment is a brand-new weight class in which three big airframers are competing. Flightglobal’s Ascend examines the market’s potential and the likely impact on residual values

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