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  • 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/
  • Airbus logistics: from tiny fish to small whale – and now a bigger Beluga

    News | 18 Nov 2014 16:12 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Now that Airbus has pushed the “go” button to develop an A330-based successor to its fleet of five A300-600ST “Beluga” oversized transports, it’s a good time to look back on the critical role these distinctive aircraft have played in turning the dream of knitting French, German, Spanish and British aerospace manufacturers into a single company.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-logistics-from-tiny-fish-to-small-whale-and-now-a-bigger-Beluga-406205/
  • PICTURE: Airbus brings A350 on Asian demonstration tour

    News | 18 Nov 2014 02:14 | Firdaus Hashim

    Airbus has deployed one of its A350-900 aircraft on a demonstration tour to five Asian countries, starting from 17 November.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Airbus-brings-A350-on-Asian-demonstration-tour-406176/
  • Boeing resumes 787-8 ecoDemonstrator flights

    News | 17 Nov 2014 21:35 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing has launched the latest round of ecoDemonstrator testing using a 787-8 flight test aircraft loaded with 25 new technologies.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-resumes-787-8-ecoDemonstrator-flights-406172/
  • Airbus starts A330 Beluga development

    News | 17 Nov 2014 15:15 | Michael Gubisch

    ​Airbus has launched the development of an A330-based successor for its five-strong A300-600ST Beluga transport fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-starts-A330-Beluga-development-406160/
  • Air Wisconsin nearing deal with Delta for 26 CRJ200s

    News | 20 Nov 2014 19:41 | Edward Russell

    ​Air Wisconsin has reached an agreement in principal to operate 26 Bombardier CRJ200s for Delta Air Lines beginning in 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Wisconsin-nearing-deal-with-Delta-for-26-CRJ200s-406334/
  • 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/
  • Malaysian firm proposes alternate path for MAS

    News | 19 Nov 2014 07:15 | Mavis Toh

    A newly set up financial advisory firm has put in a formal proposal to work with majority shareholder Khazanah Nasional to turn around ailing Malaysia Airlines (MAS), with an emphasis on sales and leaseback transactions.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Malaysian-firm-proposes-alternate-path-for-MAS-406237/
  • PICTURES: Qantas’s retro 737 touches down in Sydney

    News | 19 Nov 2014 03:38 | Ellis Taylor

    Qantas’s 75th Boeing 737-800 has arrived in Sydney, sporting a unique retro livery.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Qantass-retro-737-touches-down-in-Sydney-406233/
  • EasyJet trials loyalty scheme in bid to boost retention

    News | 18 Nov 2014 12:40 | Graham Dunn

    ​UK low-cost carrier EasyJet is trialing a new frequent flyer initiative as it bids to increase its proportion of repeat bookings, but its chief executive Carolyn McCall stresses it is not a traditional airline programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EasyJet-trials-loyalty-scheme-in-bid-to-boost-retention-406199/
  • 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/
  • VIDEO: 'Transformer' UAV touted to parcel delivery market

    News | 14 Nov 2014 15:27 | Beth Stevenson

    Krossblade Aerospace is touting its SkyProwler “transformer” unmanned air vehicle to the delivery market in the hope that once airspace regulations are lifted, it will offer speedy delivery of parcels across the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Transformer-UAV-touted-to-parcel-delivery-market-406094/
  • Mooney adds composite, diesel-powered aircraft to portfolio

    News | 13 Nov 2014 10:54 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Mooney International is back in the aircraft development business, unveiling two new diesel and jet fuel-powered models at Airshow China in Zhuhai.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mooney-adds-composite-diesel-powered-aircraft-to-portfolio-406010/
  • AIRSHOW CHINA: Reignwood signs LOI for 50 Bell 505s

    News | 12 Nov 2014 07:53 | Firdaus Hashim

    Bell Helicopter has followed up on this week's successful maiden sortie of its new 505 Jet Ranger X by sealing a tentative commitment for 50 examples of the light single from Chinese company Reignwood Investment.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AIRSHOW-CHINA-Reignwood-signs-LOI-for-50-Bell-505s-405941/
  • France confirms A330 tanker selection

    News | 20 Nov 2014 18:33 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Paris has confirmed its selection of the Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT), with 12 of the type to replace its Boeing C/KC-135s from late this decade.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/France-confirms-A330-tanker-selection-406332/
  • Firms scramble to dethrone Lockheed in international F-16 market

    News | 20 Nov 2014 18:24 | Dan Parsons

    When South Korea in early November dumped BAE Systems as the prime contractor in charge of upgrading its fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16, it sent a message that companies other than the original equipment manufacturers would be fighting an uphill battle to access the global Fighting Falcon market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Firms-scramble-to-dethrone-Lockheed-in-international-F-16-market-406328/
  • Brazil begins flight training on Gripen

    News | 20 Nov 2014 11:55 | Beth Stevenson

    The first two Brazilian pilots to undergo training for the Saab Gripen NG multirole fighter have completed their first flight on the type: a 50min training sortie conducted over the Baltic Sea on 19 November.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brazil-begins-flight-training-on-Gripen-406307/
  • India resumes Su-30MKI flights following safety checks

    News | 20 Nov 2014 09:37 | Atul Chandra

    ​The Indian air force has resumed flying activities with its Sukhoi Su-30MKI combat aircraft, after removing a grounding order imposed after an uncommanded ejection involving the type on 21 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-resumes-Su-30MKI-flights-following-safety-checks-406287/
  • Raytheon successfully tests US Navy's next-gen radar jammer

    News | 19 Nov 2014 20:08 | Dan Parsons

    ​Raytheon has successfully tested the US Navy’s next-generation jammer (NGJ) pod against simulated enemy radar threats over a naval base in California.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Raytheon-successfully-tests-US-Navys-next-gen-radar-jammer-406278/
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