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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/
  • 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 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-407GXP-with-blockbuster-order-409728/
  • Bristow endorses AW609 for commercial ops

    News | 03 Mar 2015 23:47 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Helicopter services provider Bristow has agreed to work with AgustaWestland to optimise the AW609 for commercial operations, as it endorses the capabilities of the first civil tiltrotor aircraft to enter certification testing.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bristow-endorses-AW609-for-commercial-ops-409721/
  • Robinson Helicopter sees R66 bounce-back in 2015

    News | 03 Mar 2015 22:51 | Stephen Trimble

    ​After a steep drop in production in 2014, Robinson Helicopter expects sales and deliveries to rebound this year and remain at least steady for the long-term.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Robinson-Helicopter-sees-R66-bounce-back-in-2015-409720/
  • 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/
  • Second A400M arrives at RAF Brize Norton

    News | 03 Mar 2015 14:31 | Craig Hoyle

    ​A second Airbus A400M tactical transport has arrived at the Royal Air Force’s Brize Norton base in Oxfordshire, a little over three months after the service’s lead example touched down in the UK.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Second-A400M-arrives-at-RAF-Brize-Norton-409682/
  • Vietnam ups interest in unmanned Orbiter 3

    News | 03 Mar 2015 13:41 | Arie Egozi

    Vietnam wants to acquire additional Orbiter 2 unmanned air systems from Aeronautics Defense Systems, and also buy its larger Orbiter 3, according to Dany Eshchar, the company's deputy chief executive.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Vietnam-ups-interest-in-unmanned-Orbiter-3-409675/
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