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  • EasyJet eyes UAVs for spare-parts resupply

    News | 03 Mar 2015 15:32 | Beth Stevenson

    UK low-cost carrier EasyJet is looking at using unmanned air vehicles to reduce the logistics burden in quickly supplying spares to grounded aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EasyJet-eyes-UAVs-for-spare-parts-resupply-409688/
  • PICTURES: C919 takes shape in Shanghai

    News | 03 Mar 2015 03:00 | Mavis Toh

    Final assembly work on the Comac C919 has kicked into high gear, with assembly of the airframe almost complete.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-C919-takes-shape-in-Shanghai-409657/
  • Certification issues delay Superjet introduction at VLM

    News | 02 Mar 2015 13:07 | Michael Gubisch

    Belgian regional carrier VLM Airlines is delaying its planned introduction of Sukhoi Superjets by more than a year because of a certification hold-up affecting the type's long-range variant.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Certification-issues-delay-Superjet-introduction-at-VLM-409610/
  • OPINION: Why the A380 is a Neo too far

    News | 02 Mar 2015 10:11

    ​Slightly more than a decade ago, it was Boeing’s turn to make a hard decision. Airbus had launched the A380, so the company weighed up whether to respond with a clean-sheet design or a simpler product revamp.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-the-A380-is-a-Neo-too-far-409585/
  • VIDEO: CS300 completes first flight

    News | 27 Feb 2015 21:05 | Stephen Trimble

    Bombardier has launched the flight test campaign of the stretched, 135-seat CS300 with a 4h57min sortie from the company's final assembly centre in Mirabel, Canada.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-CS300-completes-first-flight-409572/
  • Turkish A330 suffers nose gear collapse in Kathmandu

    News | 04 Mar 2015 04:01 | Firdaus Hashim

    A Turkish Airlines Airbus A330-300 aircraft has skidded off the runway at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport, causing its nose gear to collapse.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Turkish-A330-suffers-nose-gear-collapse-in-Kathmandu-409727/
  • CRJ crash probe fails to resolve fatal dive mystery

    News | 03 Mar 2015 14:35 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Investigators have been unable to determine precisely why a Kazakh Bombardier CRJ200 crashed while attempting a go-around at Almaty two years ago, with the loss of all 21 on board.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CRJ-crash-probe-fails-to-resolve-fatal-dive-mystery-409685/
  • Certification issues delay Superjet introduction at VLM

    News | 02 Mar 2015 13:07 | Michael Gubisch

    Belgian regional carrier VLM Airlines is delaying its planned introduction of Sukhoi Superjets by more than a year because of a certification hold-up affecting the type's long-range variant.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Certification-issues-delay-Superjet-introduction-at-VLM-409610/
  • ALC sees 757 being replaced rather than re-engined

    News | 27 Feb 2015 15:22 | Laura Mueller

    Air Lease's chief executive believes Boeing is leaning towards a brand-new Boeing 757 replacement with additional capabilities rather than a re-engined version of the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ALC-sees-757-being-replaced-rather-than-re-engined-409553/
  • Thales to develop Australia’s OneSky ATM system

    News | 27 Feb 2015 03:32 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Thales Australia has been confirmed as the winner of tender to develop a single air traffic management system that will unify the separate systems used by the Royal Australian Air Force and Airservices Australia.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thales-to-develop-Australias-OneSky-ATM-system-409524/
  • First UK-registered Challenger 350 enters service with Naljet

    News | 04 Mar 2015 12:39 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Business aviation charter and management company Naljets has taken delivery of the first UK-registered Bombardier Challenger 350. The aircraft joins a second super-midsize type – a Gulfstream G200 – and a large cabin Challenger 605 in service with the Newcastle, northern England-headquartered operator.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/First-UK-registered-Challenger-350-enters-service-with-Naljet-409746/
  • Royal Jet awards BBJ engine MRO contract to SR Technics

    News | 04 Mar 2015 09:57 | Kate Sarsfield

    VVIP charter operator, Royal Jet, has awarded Switzerland's SR Technics a five-year contract to maintain, repair and overhaul the CFM International CFM56-7B engines on its six Boeing Business Jets - the largest BBJ fleet.in the world.  Work on the first narrowbody began late last month at SR Technics facility in Zurich..http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Royal-Jet-awards-BBJ-engine-MRO-contract-to-SR-Technics-409711/
  • Honda Aircraft installs first HondaJet simulator as certification nears

    News | 04 Mar 2015 04:20 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Honda Aircraft is installing the first HondaJet simulator at its headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina ahead of the light business jet’s entry into service in the first half of this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Honda-Aircraft-installs-first-HondaJet-simulator-as-certification-nears-409678/
  • Daher drops Socata brand from the TBM line

    News | 04 Mar 2015 04:07 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​French industrial conglomerate and aerostructures company Daher, has dropped the Socata branding from its TBM line ending a 26-year association between two well-known names in the business and general aviation industry.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Daher-drops-Socata-brand-from-the-TBM-line-409686/
  • Air Methods launches Bell 407GXP with blockbuster order

    News | 04 Mar 2015 03:56 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Bell Helicopter launched a slightly heavier weight variant of the 407GX with an blockbuster order for 200 aircraft from Air Methods, a helicopter emergency services company.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Methods-launches-Bell-407GXP-with-blockbuster-order-409728/
  • SENER joins Predator B team for Spanish campaign

    News | 04 Mar 2015 12:16 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Spain’s defence ministry is being offered the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator B unmanned air system, under a new teaming agreement between the US company and SENER.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SENER-joins-Predator-B-team-for-Spanish-campaign-409744/
  • RUAG demonstrates Dornier 228NG in Oman

    News | 04 Mar 2015 10:10 | Craig Hoyle

    ​RUAG has promoted its Dornier 228NG utility aircraft to several potential users in Oman, including conducting a series of demonstration flights over a three-day period.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RUAG-demonstrates-Dornier-228NG-in-Oman-409740/
  • MD Helicopters to redesign MD902 Explorer

    News | 03 Mar 2015 22:44 | Stephen Trimble

    MD Helicopters has announced plans to redesign the MD902 Explorer light-twin utility helicopter with new parts developed in-house as part of a campaign to boost sales by making the aircraft more affordable.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MD-Helicopters-to-redesign-MD902-Explorer-409719/
  • Sikorsky explores coaxial applications beyond Raider

    News | 03 Mar 2015 21:32 | Dan Parsons

    ​Sikorsky’s S-97 Raider has not yet flown, but the company is considering extending the aircraft’s coaxial rotor design to other platforms.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sikorsky-explores-coaxial-applications-beyond-Raider-409714/
  • Rolls-Royce opens first F-35 lift fan repair centre

    News | 03 Mar 2015 16:19 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Rolls-Royce opened the first repair and overhaul facility for the lift fan system in Lockheed Martin F-35B in Indiana as it consolidates assembly of major components away from the UK.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rolls-Royce-opens-first-F-35-lift-fan-repair-centre-409646/
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