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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: Beechcraft highlights King Air's long-range capability

    News | 21 Oct 2014 17:34 | Dominic Perry

    ​Beechcraft has demonstrated the long-range capabilities of its King Air 350ER by making a nonstop trip between California’s Napa County airport and Honolulu International – a distance of 2,121nm (3,928km).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Beechcraft-highlights-King-Airs-long-range-capability-405037/
  • NBAA: Bombardier plans Challenger 605 avionics retrofit

    News | 21 Oct 2014 15:10 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Bombardier has unveiled a plan to retrofit the Challenger 605 with Rockwell Collins avionics that will enter service next year on the updated Challenger 650.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Bombardier-plans-Challenger-605-avionics-retrofit-405031/
  • NBAA: US business aviation depends on FAA reform

    News | 21 Oct 2014 14:39 | Dan Parsons

    Business aviation's contribution to the US economy is being strangled by too much government red tape and the glacial pace of reform, according to a leading US congressman.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-US-business-aviation-depends-on-FAA-reform-405023/
  • NBAA: Revolutionary rivals face-off in static park

    News | 21 Oct 2014 14:06 | Stephen Trimble

    ​After many delays and false starts, a long-promised revolution in the super-light and midsize cabin segments has finally arrived at the NBAA static park.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Revolutionary-rivals-face-off-in-static-park-405021/
  • NBAA: Jet Aviation charts course for growth

    News | 21 Oct 2014 12:49 | Dominic Perry

    ​Switzerland’s Jet Aviation has put all its previous troubles behind it and is now poised to aggressively grow all its business units, says company president Robert Smith.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Jet-Aviation-charts-course-for-growth-405013/
  • 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/
  • US Air Force's shadowy space plane lands after 674 days in orbit

    News | 17 Oct 2014 21:08 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force’s mysterious robotic space plane landed at Vandenberg AFB, California, on 17 October after nearly two years in orbit.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Air-Forces-shadowy-space-plane-lands-after-674-days-in-orbit-404904/
  • 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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