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  • PICTURES: Bombardier delivers first high density Q400 to Nok

    News | 28 Aug 2014 02:24 | Mavis Toh

    Bombardier has delivered its first 86-seat Dash 8 Q400 aircraft to launch customer Nok Air.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Bombardier-delivers-first-high-density-Q400-to-Nok-403088/
  • C919 advances with mid-fuselage completion

    News | 28 Aug 2014 02:13 | Mavis Toh

    ​AVIC Xian Aircraft Industry has rolled out the mid fuselage of the first Comac C919, as the airframer works towards starting final assembly of the narrowbody by end 2014.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/C919-advances-with-mid-fuselage-completion-403086/
  • PICTURE: Qatar shows off first A350 in full livery

    News | 27 Aug 2014 13:14 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Qatar Airways’ first Airbus A350-900 has broken cover with its full livery, although the aircraft has yet to have its powerplants installed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Qatar-shows-off-first-A350-in-full-livery-403069/
  • GE to outfit 777X engines with new composite fan blades

    News | 26 Aug 2014 20:29 | Dan Parsons

    ​General Electric has redesigned the engines that will power the Boeing 777X to have thinner and stronger blades than any GE engine in service, and to power the aircraft more efficiently with fewer of them.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/GE-to-outfit-777X-engines-with-new-composite-fan-blades-403033/
  • Air India 787 grounded for engine inspection, repair

    News | 21 Aug 2014 21:02 | Stephen Trimble

    An Air India Boeing 787-8 is grounded through at least 23 August while GE Aviation inspects a potential fault in the accessory gearbox of both GEnx-1B engines installed on the aircraft, the engine maker says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-India-787-grounded-for-engine-inspection-repair-402922/
  • MH370: Satphone data points to earlier southern turn

    News | 01 Sep 2014 07:52 | Ellis Taylor

    Data from a failed phone call to the Boeing 777-200ER that went missing while operating flight MH370 on 8 March is pointing towards the aircraft turning south earlier than thought.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MH370-Satphone-data-points-to-earlier-southern-turn-403196/
  • Lion Air crew castigated in Bali crash final report

    News | 01 Sep 2014 07:46 | Greg Waldron

    The final report into the crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737-800 aircraft on short finals to land at Denpasar's Ngurah Rai International airport on 13 April 2013 has identified several safety issues around the skill of the pilots and the carrier's emergency response procedures.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lion-Air-crew-castigated-in-Bali-crash-final-report-403198/
  • PICTURE: Xiamen Airlines takes delivery of first 787-8

    News | 01 Sep 2014 02:02 | Greg Waldron

    Xiamen Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-8 aircraft, making it the third Chinese carrier to receive the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Xiamen-Airlines-takes-delivery-of-first-787-8-403182/
  • Icelandic volcanic ash alert status raised

    News | 29 Aug 2014 13:41 | David Learmount

    Iceland's Meteorological Office has again raised its alert status indicating the risk of atmospheric contamination by volcanic ash as a result of increased seismic activity near the Bárðarbunga and Trölladyngja volcanoes in central Iceland, both on the northern edge of the Vatnajökul glacial region.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Icelandic-volcanic-ash-alert-status-raised-403165/
  • Khazanah outlines MAS restructuring plan

    News | 29 Aug 2014 08:14 | Mavis Toh

    Khazanah Nasional has released a 12-point restructuring plan aimed at bringing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) back from the brink of collapse and returning it to profitability.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Khazanah-outlines-MAS-restructuring-plan-403152/
  • Gulfstream issues service bulletin on gust locks after fatal GIV crash

    News | 01 Sep 2014 14:49 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Initial reports into a 31 May fatal Gulfstream GIV crash in Bedford, Massachusetts has led the airframer to issue a service bulletin warning pilots to ensure the flying control gust locks are not engaged before the start of the take-off run.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gulfstream-issues-service-bulletin-on-gust-locks-after-fatal-GIV-crash-403014/
  • Icelandic volcanic ash alert status raised

    News | 29 Aug 2014 13:41 | David Learmount

    Iceland's Meteorological Office has again raised its alert status indicating the risk of atmospheric contamination by volcanic ash as a result of increased seismic activity near the Bárðarbunga and Trölladyngja volcanoes in central Iceland, both on the northern edge of the Vatnajökul glacial region.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Icelandic-volcanic-ash-alert-status-raised-403165/
  • Troubles mount for UK’s PremiAir as CAA suspends licence

    News | 29 Aug 2014 12:03 | Dominic Perry

    ​Mystery surrounds the fate of one of the UK’s oldest business aviation providers after the regulator suspended its Air Operator Certificate and the firm was apparently locked out of its base.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Troubles-mount-for-UKs-PremiAir-as-CAA-suspends-licence-403162/
  • Cessna's CitationAir to cease operations

    News | 26 Aug 2014 14:03 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​CitationAir - Cessna’s business jet charter and management arm - plans to cease flight operations 31 October around two years after it stopped selling fractional shares in new aircraft and jet cards.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cessnas-CitationAir-to-cease-operations-403017/
  • GE delays Passport engine flight test

    News | 22 Aug 2014 18:44 | Stephen Trimble

    Bombardier must wait a few more months to see the flight test phase begin for the GE Aviation engine that will power the Global 7000 and 8000 business jets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/GE-delays-Passport-engine-flight-test-402967/
  • RAF's first A400M Atlas completes maiden flight

    News | 01 Sep 2014 14:02 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Royal Air Force is a step closer to receiving its first Airbus Defence and Space A400M Atlas airlifter after the aircraft made its maiden flight in Spain on 30 August.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAFs-first-A400M-Atlas-completes-maiden-flight-403215/
  • Israel shoots down Syrian UAV

    News | 01 Sep 2014 13:54 | Arie Egozi

    ​The Israeli air force (IAF) shot down a Syrian air force unmanned air vehicle (UAV) when it entered Israeli airspace on 31 August, local sources have revealed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israel-shoots-down-Syrian-UAV-403214/
  • US military seeking replacement V-22 engines

    News | 29 Aug 2014 20:24 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US military has put out a call for drop-in replacement engines to power all variants of its Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-military-seeking-replacement-V-22-engines-403177/
  • New Delhi approves Apache buy, cancels long-running tender

    News | 29 Aug 2014 17:38 | Atul Chandra

    ​India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has cleared the procurement of attack and heavy-lift helicopters for the Indian air force, cumulatively worth an estimated $2 billion, while cancelling a decade long effort for the procurement for 197 “Reconnaissance and Surveillance Helicopters” (RSH) worth $1 billion.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-Delhi-approves-Apache-buy-cancels-long-running-tender-403173/
  • Rockwell Collins to double Brazil facility footprint

    News | 28 Aug 2014 20:17 | Dan Parsons

    ​Rockwell Collins announced on 28 August plans to double the size of its facility in São José dos Campos, Brazil, with construction to begin before the end of 2014.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rockwell-Collins-to-double-Brazil-facility-footprint-403131/
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