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  • ​Airbus kicks off A350 route-proving trials

    News | 24 Jul 2014 11:28 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Airbus today began a three-week route-proving campaign using the fifth A350-900, marking the start of the final certification stage for the new twinjet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-kicks-off-A350-route-proving-trials-401975/
  • ANA to be first commercial operator of 787-9

    News | 24 Jul 2014 08:11 | Greg Waldron

    ​All Nippon Airways will become the first carrier in the world to operate the Boeing 787-9 aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANA-to-be-first-commercial-operator-of-787-9-401963/
  • German research body DLR studies wing-contamination by insects

    News | 22 Jul 2014 12:37 | Michael Gubisch

    German aerospace research centre DLR is conducting test flights to assess how wing contamination by insects can be avoided on laminar-flow aerofoils.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/German-research-body-DLR-studies-wing-contamination-by-insects-401775/
  • PICTURE: A350 rejects take-off at maximum energy

    News | 22 Jul 2014 10:35 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus has carried out a maximum-energy rejected take-off with its A350-900 at the Istres base, final major test prior to certification.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-A350-rejects-take-off-at-maximum-energy-401844/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Grob seeking buyers for updated G520

    News | 22 Jul 2014 07:50 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Years after production halted, the Grob G520 is back in the spotlight, with Grob Aircraft seeking buyers for its revived G520 NG.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Grob-seeking-buyers-for-updated-G520-401725/
  • MH17 was on established airway: Ukrainian commission

    News | 25 Jul 2014 10:53 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Ukrainian investigators believe the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER which crashed in the east of the country had been flying an established route.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MH17-was-on-established-airway-Ukrainian-commission-402029/
  • Air New Zealand issues 787-9 first user riposte

    News | 25 Jul 2014 08:18 | Firdaus Hashim

    Air New Zealand (ANZ) will begin using its newly-delivered Boeing 787-9 aircraft on an ad hoc basis, starting in August.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-New-Zealand-issues-787-9-first-user-riposte-402018/
  • ​AH5017 wreckage found in Mali

    News | 25 Jul 2014 04:01 | Greg Waldron

    The wreckage of flight AH5017 has been located in Mali near the border of Burkina Faso.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AH5017-wreckage-found-in-Mali-402015/
  • Search continues for missing Swiftair MD-83

    News | 24 Jul 2014 22:10 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Search teams are continuing to look for the missing Boeing MD-83 operated by Spanish carrier Swiftair on behalf of Air Algerie.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Search-continues-for-missing-Swiftair-MD-83-402008/
  • Valid information obtained from MH17 flight-data recorder

    News | 24 Jul 2014 15:53 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Investigators have downloaded information from the flight-data recorder of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER that crashed in eastern Ukraine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Valid-information-obtained-from-MH17-flight-data-recorder-401993/
  • OPINION: MH17 - The chances of success for the investigators

    News | 25 Jul 2014 11:49 | David Learmount

    ​The loss of flight MH17 is not about Malaysia ­Airlines. Everyone in the aviation industry knows what a cruel irony it is that this carrier has lost a second Boeing 777 with everybody on board – again apparently through no fault of its own – and empathises with its employees at a dark time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-MH17-The-chances-of-success-for-the-investigators-402033/
  • Business jet demand driven by large-cabin types in Bombardier's 20-year forecast

    News | 22 Jul 2014 14:27 | Kate Sarsfield

    Strong growth is expected across the light, medium and large-cabin business aircraft sectors over the next 20 years, propelled by “long-term market drivers” such as wealth creation, expanding globalisation of trade, replacement aircraft and the increasing adoption of business jet use in high-growth economies including China, Russia and India. These are the projections in Bombardier’s latest industry market forecast.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Business-jet-demand-driven-by-large-cabin-types-in-Bombardiers-20-year-forecast-401856/
  • Evektor plans EV-55 amphibian

    News | 22 Jul 2014 14:01 | Kate Sarsfield

    Czech design and engineering company Evektor is planning to develop an amphibious variant of the EV-55 Outback once the standard version of the twin-engined turboprop has entered service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Evektor-plans-EV-55-amphibian-401853/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Airbus leads Clean Sky 2 rotorcraft development effort

    News | 16 Jul 2014 17:01 | Kate Sarsfield

    Airbus Helicopters is planning a rapid return for the technology employed on its record-breaking X3 compound rotorcraft demonstrator that flew off into graceful retirement last month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Airbus-leads-Clean-Sky-2-rotorcraft-development-effort-401683/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Edgley seeks buyer for Optica observation aircraft

    News | 16 Jul 2014 16:24 | Kate Sarsfield

    John Edgley, designer and developer of the iconic Optica observation aircraft, is at Farnborough hoping to find a buyer for the three-seat design who can bring the brand back to life.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Edgley-seeks-buyer-for-Optica-observation-aircraft-401484/
  • OPINION: MH17 - The chances of success for the investigators

    News | 25 Jul 2014 11:49 | David Learmount

    ​The loss of flight MH17 is not about Malaysia ­Airlines. Everyone in the aviation industry knows what a cruel irony it is that this carrier has lost a second Boeing 777 with everybody on board – again apparently through no fault of its own – and empathises with its employees at a dark time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-MH17-The-chances-of-success-for-the-investigators-402033/
  • Australian F-35s rolled out in Texas

    News | 25 Jul 2014 11:18 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Australia’s first pair of F-35 Lightning II combat aircraft have been rolled out, during a ceremony at Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth final assembly site in Texas. They are the lead examples of at least 72 aircraft to be produced for the nation, under an acquisition worth a projected A$12.4 billion ($11.6 billion).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australian-F-35s-rolled-out-in-Texas-402030/
  • K-Max returns from Afghan deployment

    News | 25 Jul 2014 11:14 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Marine Corps’ Lockheed Martin/Kaman K-Max unmanned helicopter has returned from its Afghan deployment following almost three years in theatre.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/K-Max-returns-from-Afghan-deployment-401994/
  • Northrop Grumman eyes international unmanned requirements

    News | 25 Jul 2014 11:05 | Beth Stevenson

    The chief executive of Northrop Grumman has placed precedence on the company’s unmanned capabilities, claiming that it is well positioned for a number of international requirements.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Northrop-Grumman-eyes-international-unmanned-requirements-401981/
  • India finalises follow-on C-130J buy

    News | 24 Jul 2014 09:30 | Atul Chandra

    ​Lockheed Martin has received a contract worth almost $565 million to produce an additional six C-130J-30 tactical transports for the Indian air force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-finalises-follow-on-C-130J-buy-401967/
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