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  • 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/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • 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/
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