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  • EASA certifies A350-900

    News | 30 Sep 2014 10:34 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Airbus has secured European certification for the A350-900 following a 15-month flight-test campaign comprising more than 2,600h.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EASA-certifies-A350-900-404287/
  • PICTURES: A350s fly in formation ahead of certification

    News | 29 Sep 2014 11:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    All five aircraft in the Airbus A350-900 test fleet have taken part in a formation flight, ahead of certification of the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-A350s-fly-in-formation-ahead-of-certification-404236/
  • ​Air Berlin cancels 787 order

    News | 26 Sep 2014 15:38

    Air Berlin has cancelled all 15 of its on-order Boeing 787s, along with 18 737s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Berlin-cancels-787-order-404197/
  • Macquarie orders up to 50 CS300s

    News | 26 Sep 2014 12:14 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The leasing arm of Macquarie AirFinance has signed a firm order for 40 Bombardier CS300 aircraft for delivery between 2017 and 2019.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Macquarie-orders-up-to-50-CS300s-404185/
  • Turkish Technic seals Honeywell deal for 737 APU support

    News | 26 Sep 2014 09:42

    Turkish Airlines' MRO arm has expanded its partnership with Honeywell Aerospace to cover depot-level MRO services across the US manufacturer's 131-9B auxiliary power units on Boeing 737 narrowbodies.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Turkish-Technic-seals-Honeywell-deal-for-737-APU-support-404178/
  • Industry presses on with pilot training mandate

    News | 30 Sep 2014 13:21 | David Learmount

    Faced with being wound-up following many years of work yielding few visible results, the International Pilot Training Consortium (IPTC) has had its mandate renewed for a further three years, subject to approval by its member organisations. This was agreed at the 23-25 September International Flight Crew Training Conference at the Royal Aeronautical Society’s (RAeS) headquarters in London.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Industry-presses-on-with-pilot-training-mandate-404256/
  • PICTURE: Air China receives Asia’s first Boeing 747-8I aircraft

    News | 30 Sep 2014 02:00 | Firdaus Hashim

    Air China has taken delivery of its first Boeing 747-8I aircraft, making it the first Asian customer of the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Air-China-receives-Asias-first-Boeing-747-8I-aircraft-404269/
  • PICTURES: Air China receives Boeing 777-300ER in special livery

    News | 29 Sep 2014 04:54 | Firdaus Hashim

    Air China has taken delivery of a specially liveried Boeing 777-300ER.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Air-China-receives-Boeing-777-300ER-in-special-livery-404224/
  • Etihad could switch 787 options to equity partner airlines: CCO

    News | 28 Sep 2014 17:13 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Etihad Airways says it has the option of switching out Boeing 787 options to carriers it has stakes in if needed in the future.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Etihad-could-switch-787-options-to-equity-partner-airlines-CCO-404215/
  • Etihad's entire fleet to get new livery by end-2017

    News | 28 Sep 2014 16:41 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Etihad Airways will re-paint its entire fleet with its new livery by around end-2017, after unveiling the new colour scheme earlier this week.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Etihads-entire-fleet-to-get-new-livery-by-end-2017-404214/
  • Industry presses on with pilot training mandate

    News | 30 Sep 2014 13:21 | David Learmount

    Faced with being wound-up following many years of work yielding few visible results, the International Pilot Training Consortium (IPTC) has had its mandate renewed for a further three years, subject to approval by its member organisations. This was agreed at the 23-25 September International Flight Crew Training Conference at the Royal Aeronautical Society’s (RAeS) headquarters in London.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Industry-presses-on-with-pilot-training-mandate-404256/
  • Daher-Socata delivers first G600-equipped TBM 700

    News | 30 Sep 2014 10:01 | Kate Sarsfield

    Daher Socata has delivered the first TBM 700 retrofitted with Garmin's G600/GTN 750 glass cockpit.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Daher-Socata-delivers-first-G600-equipped-TBM-700-404280/
  • Thai air force to order reconnaissance-roled Avanti II

    News | 29 Sep 2014 20:07 | Luca Peruzzi

    ​The Royal Thai Air Force’s deputy chief of air staff, Air Chief Marshal Sutthiphan Kritsanakhup and Piaggio Aero Industries’ government sales director Francescomaria Tuccillo on 29 September reached an agreement in Rome for the delivery of one P180 Avanti II in a new photographic reconnaissance configuration.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thai-air-force-to-order-reconnaissance-roled-Avanti-II-404265/
  • Tulsa sale will continue despite labour setback: Spirit

    News | 29 Sep 2014 16:22 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Despite a new setback, Spirit AeroSystems will continue efforts to sell off assets used to build wings and other parts for the Gulfstream G280 and G650 business jet programmes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Tulsa-sale-will-continue-despite-labour-setback-Spirit-404259/
  • Voluntary community flight operator Angel Flight details closure fears

    News | 29 Sep 2014 15:44 | Emma Kelly

    ​Australian community services flight operator Angel Flight Australia warns that it would be forced to cease operations if the Civil Aviation Safety Authority goes ahead with its preferred option of an approved self-administering aviation organisation (ASAAO) overseeing such charity operations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Voluntary-community-flight-operator-Angel-Flight-details-closure-fears-404251/
  • More T-6C trainers head for New Zealand

    News | 30 Sep 2014 14:40 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Beechcraft has transferred its second batch of two T-6C trainers to New Zealand, with the aircraft having left its Wichita production site in Kansas.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/More-T-6C-trainers-head-for-New-Zealand-404290/
  • Thai air force to order reconnaissance-roled Avanti II

    News | 29 Sep 2014 20:07 | Luca Peruzzi

    ​The Royal Thai Air Force’s deputy chief of air staff, Air Chief Marshal Sutthiphan Kritsanakhup and Piaggio Aero Industries’ government sales director Francescomaria Tuccillo on 29 September reached an agreement in Rome for the delivery of one P180 Avanti II in a new photographic reconnaissance configuration.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thai-air-force-to-order-reconnaissance-roled-Avanti-II-404265/
  • Rotorcraft rivals trade blows over US Army trainer buy

    News | 29 Sep 2014 16:49 | Dominic Perry

    Airbus Helicopters has defended the US Army’s decision to purchase 155 of its rotorcraft to operate as trainers without running an open competition, despite a rival’s bid to stop the proposed $1.16 billion acquisition.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rotorcraft-rivals-trade-blows-over-US-Army-trainer-buy-404257/
  • Watchkeeper fully operational in Afghanistan, UK reveals

    News | 29 Sep 2014 15:43 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The British Army’s Thales UK/Elbit Systems-developed Watchkeeper unmanned air system has become fully operational in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has announced.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Watchkeeper-fully-operational-in-Afghanistan-UK-reveals-404254/
  • Dutch commit F-16s to anti-IS coalition

    News | 29 Sep 2014 14:29 | Anno Gravemaker

    On 25 September, the Dutch government announced its decision to deploy eight Lockheed Martin F-16s to the Middle East in support of the international action against Islamic State militants.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dutch-commit-F-16s-to-anti-IS-coalition-404246/
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