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  • PICTURE: Mitsubishi Aircraft rolls out first MRJ

    News | 18 Oct 2014 05:17 | Mavis Toh

    ​Mitsubishi Aircraft has rolled out its first flight test aircraft for the MRJ programme, in time good time ahead of its planned 2Q 2015 first flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Mitsubishi-Aircraft-rolls-out-first-MRJ-404905/
  • Embraer cuts first metal part for E-Jet E2

    News | 17 Oct 2014 16:55 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Embraer has cut the first metal component for its E-Jet E2 family of regional jets at its new factory in Evora, Portugal. The wing stub forward pressure bulkhead is for the prototype of the E190 E2, which is scheduled to fly in 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-cuts-first-metal-part-for-E-Jet-E2-404896/
  • Airbus to reduce A330 production rate in 2015

    News | 17 Oct 2014 06:34 | Ellis Taylor

    Airbus will reduce its production of A330s from 10 to nine per month from the fourth quarter of 2015 as it transitions to the re-engined A330neo.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-to-reduce-A330-production-rate-in-2015-404879/
  • A350 secures ETOPS capability up to 370min

    News | 15 Oct 2014 13:31 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus’s A350-900 will initially be approved for extended operations up to 370min.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A350-secures-ETOPS-capability-up-to-370min-404799/
  • First Qatar A350 carries out maiden flight

    News | 15 Oct 2014 12:55 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Qatar Airways’ first Airbus A350-900 has taken off from Toulouse, marking the maiden flight of a serial production A350 airframe.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/First-Qatar-A350-carries-out-maiden-flight-404797/
  • 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/
  • Frontier pulls A320 from service due to Ebola threat

    News | 16 Oct 2014 13:47 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Frontier Airlines has removed from service an Airbus A320 after a passenger who flew on the aircraft tested positive for the Ebola virus.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Frontier-pulls-A320-from-service-due-to-Ebola-threat-404845/
  • AEA to scrutinise Europe’s aviation issues at Istanbul summit

    News | 16 Oct 2014 09:43 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    ​The four pillars of the Association of European Airlines' long-term vision for European aviation, dubbed “Flightpath 2019”, are central to this year’s discussions as the association’s members gather in Istanbul.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AEA-to-scrutinise-Europes-aviation-issues-at-Istanbul-summit-404785/
  • PICTURE: Vistara unveils livery on first A320

    News | 16 Oct 2014 05:56 | Aaron Chong

    The first of Vistara’s Airbus A320s has been unveiled in the airline’s distinctive livery.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Vistara-unveils-livery-on-first-A320-404820/
  • NBAA: JSSI expands reach of maintenance services

    News | 20 Oct 2014 21:08 | Dan Parsons

    ​After 25 years in the business of tip-to-tail private jet maintenance, Jet Support Services Inc. (JSSI) is expanding in several sectors, including the helicopter service market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-JSSI-expands-reach-of-maintenance-services-404984/
  • NBAA: GE Honda launches Cessna jet engine retrofit programme

    News | 20 Oct 2014 20:47 | Dan Parsons

    GE Honda is partnering with Sierra Industries to retrofit Cessna CitationJet, CJ1 and CJ1+ models with its newly developed HF120 turbofan engine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-GE-Honda-launches-Cessna-jet-engine-retrofit-programme-404987/
  • NBAA: Dassault reports strong performance in 2014

    News | 20 Oct 2014 20:38 | Murdo Morrison

    Sales are rebounding strongly for Dassault Aviation, with the French airframer notching up 67 firm Falcon orders in the first three quarters of 2014, more than in the whole of last year, says president Jon Rosanvallon.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Dassault-reports-strong-performance-in-2014-404982/
  • NBAA: Nextant's G90XT cockpit makes NBAA debut

    News | 20 Oct 2014 20:31 | Kate Sarsfield

    Nextant Aerospace is displaying a full-scale mock-up of its G90XT flightdeck for the first time at NBAA, and says it is on track for to certificate and deliver the first twin-engined turboprop – a remanufactured version of the Beechcraft King Air C90 - in the first quarter of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Nextants-G90XT-cockpit-makes-NBAA-debut-404980/
  • NBAA: Gama grows its charter and servicing business to support Wheels Up

    News | 20 Oct 2014 18:00 | Kate Sarsfield

    Gama Charters, the US subsidiary of UK-based business aviation services provider Gama Aviation, is at NBAA marking a successful 12 months as the operating partner of Wheels Up.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Gama-grows-its-charter-and-servicing-business-to-support-Wheels-Up-404959/
  • Australia's first MH-60R arrives by C-17

    News | 20 Oct 2014 19:52 | Beth Stevenson

    The first of the Royal Australian Navy’s Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky MH-60R combat helicopters has been delivered in-country from US Navy Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, where the squadron has been training alongside US personnel.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australias-first-MH-60R-arrives-by-C-17-404981/
  • Mexican air force 787 starts VIP conversion

    News | 20 Oct 2014 11:01 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The government of Mexico has acquired a Boeing 787 for operation by its air force, with the aircraft to be configured for head of state and other VIP transport duties. Made earlier this year, the purchase will result in the service becoming the first military operator to introduce the Dreamliner.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mexican-air-force-787-starts-VIP-conversion-404956/
  • US Air Force's shadowy space plane lands after 674 days in orbit

    News | 17 Oct 2014 21:08 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force’s mysterious robotic space plane landed at Vandenberg AFB, California, on 17 October after nearly two years in orbit.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Air-Forces-shadowy-space-plane-lands-after-674-days-in-orbit-404904/
  • Israel investigates Islamic State MiG claims

    News | 17 Oct 2014 13:28 | Arie Egozi

    Israeli intelligence officials are trying to verify reports that Iraqi pilots have joined the ranks of the Islamic State terrorist organisation in Syria, and are currently operating at least three jet fighters taken from a Syrian air base.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israel-investigates-Islamic-State-MiG-claims-404893/
  • Saab gets latest Gripen E development contract

    News | 17 Oct 2014 13:22 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Saab has received its latest contract from Sweden’s Defence Materiel Administration linked to development of the Gripen E multirole fighter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saab-gets-latest-Gripen-E-development-contract-404889/
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