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  • Embraer full-year earnings miss guidance margin

    News | 05 Mar 2015 07:06 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Embraer is expecting to deliver 95-100 commercial aircraft this year, and to achieve overall revenues of $6.1-6.6 billion.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-full-year-earnings-miss-guidance-margin-409794/
  • ​ATSB concludes 2013 A330 loss of separation investigation

    News | 05 Mar 2015 02:55 | Greg Waldron

    The Australian Transportation Safety Bureau (ATSB) has published its final report into a loss of separation incident involving two Qantas Airways Airbus A330-200s on 20 September 2013, and the failure of one aircraft’s traffic collision avoidance system (TCAS).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ATSB-concludes-2013-A330-loss-of-separation-investigation-409788/
  • 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/
  • ​ATSB concludes 2013 A330 loss of separation investigation

    News | 05 Mar 2015 02:55 | Greg Waldron

    The Australian Transportation Safety Bureau (ATSB) has published its final report into a loss of separation incident involving two Qantas Airways Airbus A330-200s on 20 September 2013, and the failure of one aircraft’s traffic collision avoidance system (TCAS).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ATSB-concludes-2013-A330-loss-of-separation-investigation-409788/
  • Second A350 to up ante in Qatar's battle with Lufthansa

    News | 04 Mar 2015 15:22 | Michael Gubisch

    Qatar Airways is today taking delivery of its second Airbus A350, which – like the first – will be used to operate Doha-Frankfurt flights.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Second-A350-to-up-ante-in-Qatars-battle-with-Lufthansa-409757/
  • 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/
  • Start-up proposes radical approach to high-speed VTOL

    News | 04 Mar 2015 20:27 | Stephen Trimble

    ​As a new era of high-speed rotorcraft unfolds, a California-based aviation start-up unveiled yet a new approach to solving the puzzle of vertical flight: a combination tilt-wing and joined-wing with propulsive pitch control.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Start-up-proposes-radical-approach-to-high-speed-VTOL-409779/
  • Composite Helicopters to revive KC630 flight tests after crash

    News | 04 Mar 2015 18:42 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Flight tests of the KC630 light-single should resume by the end of the year after New Zealand-based Composite Helicopters integrates design changes adopted following a non-fatal crash of a prototype in November.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Composite-Helicopters-to-revive-KC630-flight-tests-after-crash-409775/
  • Germany's FAI Rent-a-Jet posts record profits

    News | 04 Mar 2015 16:55 | Kate Sarsfield

    German business aircraft charter and management company FAI Rent-a-Jet has posted record profits for 2014, thanks largely to an increase in global demand for its air ambulance service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germanys-FAI-Rent-a-Jet-posts-record-profits-409763/
  • 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/
  • Germany finalises order for 18 naval NH90s

    News | 04 Mar 2015 21:45 | Dominic Perry

    ​Germany has finally confirmed a deal that will see it order 18 new NH Industries NH90 NFH helicopters for its navy, at the same time trimming commitments for the troop transport variant and Airbus Helicopters Tiger attack rotorcraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germany-finalises-order-for-18-naval-NH90s-409772/
  • 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/
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