Full Farnborough news listings

  • FARNBOROUGH: Alenia Aermacchi pushes training solutions

    News | 17 Jul 2014 08:49 | Luca Peruzzi

    ​Last week, the first Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Lavi advanced/lead-in fighter trainers were delivered to the Israeli air force. It becomes the third customer after the Republic of Singapore and Italian air forces to put the trainer into service together with its advanced ground-based training system (GBTS). In addition, the Polish air force will receive its first aircraft and associated ground systems in 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Alenia-Aermacchi-pushes-training-solutions-401227/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Lockheed lands LOI for 10 LM-100Js from ASL Aviation

    News | 17 Jul 2014 08:34 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ASL Aviation Group has signed a letter of intent to purchase 10 Lockheed Martin LM-100J freighters, a development that will see Lockheed move forward with certification of its civil version of the C-130J Super Hercules.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Lockheed-lands-LOI-for-10-LM-100Js-from-ASL-Aviation-401669/
  • FARNBOROUGH: RAF Typhoons to get Storm Shadow

    News | 17 Jul 2014 07:52 | Dan Thisdell

    RAF Typhoons will from mid-2016 be armed with MBDA’s long-range bunker-busting Storm Shadow cruise missile, following a contract signing tomorrow to integrate the weapon with the service's fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-RAF-Typhoons-to-get-Storm-Shadow-401677/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Saab waiting for UK maritime patrol details

    News | 17 Jul 2014 07:51 | Ellis Taylor

    Saab is waiting for more details on the UK’s potential maritime patrol aircraft requirements, but is actively promoting the potential of its proposed Swordfish aircraft for the role.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Saab-waiting-for-UK-maritime-patrol-details-401655/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Lockheed disappointed in F-35 setback, remains optimistic

    News | 17 Jul 2014 07:47 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Lockheed Martin has expressed disappointment that its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter will not fly at this year's Farnborough air show, but has downplayed the impact of the decision on the international perception of the programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Lockheed-disappointed-in-F-35-setback-remains-optimistic-401645/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Dutch NH-90 corrosion countered

    News | 17 Jul 2014 07:46 | Beth Stevenson

    ​NH Industries (NHI) is confident that it has found the appropriate solutions to the corrosion problems on-board the Dutch navy’s NFH NH-90 maritime helicopters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Dutch-NH-90-corrosion-countered-401610/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Elbit anticipates Swiss production contract

    News | 16 Jul 2014 23:00 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Elbit Systems expects a production contract by the end of 2015 to provide the Swiss armed forces with its new unmanned air vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Elbit-anticipates-Swiss-production-contract-401710/
  • 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: Embraer keeps up E2 momentum

    News | 16 Jul 2014 16:56 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Embraer's re-engined E2 left an impact on this year's Farnborough air show, as rival Bombardier sought to make the best of the industry's biggest gathering after an unfortunately timed engine failure on its CSeries jet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Embraer-keeps-up-E2-momentum-401663/
  • 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/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Boeing seeks first customers for MSA

    News | 16 Jul 2014 15:09 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Boeing’s maritime surveillance aircraft (MSA) was only a concept when the company announced the programme’s launch at the Farnborough airshow in 2012.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Boeing-seeks-first-customers-for-MSA-401657/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Flybe to maintain RAF A400M fleet

    News | 16 Jul 2014 15:04 | Michael Gubisch

    Flybe’s technical arm is to maintain the UK Royal Air Force’s on-order Airbus A400M military transport fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Flybe-to-maintain-RAF-A400M-fleet-401611/
  • FARNBOROUGH: ATK and Alenia claim success in MC-27J gun trials

    News | 16 Jul 2014 14:54 | Ellis Taylor

    ATK and Alenia Aermacchi have successfully completed the first phase of ground and flight testing for the palletised gun system on the MC-27J gunship variant of the tactical transport with the support of the Italian air force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-ATK-and-Alenia-claim-success-in-MC-27J-gun-trials-401633/
  • FARNBOROUGH: UK MoD signs for new helo-integrated missiles

    News | 16 Jul 2014 14:20 | Beth Stevenson

    The UK Ministry of Defence has officially signed a £90 million ($154 million) deal with AgustaWestland to integrate two new missile types on the Royal Navy’s future Wildcat helicopters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-UK-MoD-signs-for-new-helo-integrated-missiles-401658/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Airbus outlines A330neo engineering demands

    News | 16 Jul 2014 14:13 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus believes it can almost fully negate the weight increase of the new A330neo by implementing a reduction exercise to trim structure across the entire A330 airframe.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Airbus-outlines-A330neo-engineering-demands-401664/
  • ​FARNBOROUGH: Leasing and confidence prompted Qatar 777X plan

    News | 16 Jul 2014 12:24 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Qatar Airways decided to double its commitment for the Boeing 777-9X because it has an expanded requirement for the big twinjet for its leasing arm.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Leasing-and-confidence-prompted-Qatar-777X-plan-401647/
  • FARNBOROUGH: AgustaWestland delivers AW189 to Asia Pacific launch customer Weststar Aviation Services

    News | 16 Jul 2014 12:13 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​AgustaWestland is celebrating the handover of the first AW189 medium twin-engined helicopter to its Asia Pacific launch customer Weststar Aviation Services.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-AgustaWestland-delivers-AW189-to-Asia-Pacific-launch-customer-Weststar-Aviation-Services-401625/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Jiuyuan aims to begin international services in 2015

    News | 16 Jul 2014 11:24 | Edward Russell

    ​Juneyao Airlines new low-cost subsidiary Jiuyuan Airlines hopes to begin service to regional destinations in Southeast Asia in 2015, says chairman Wang Junjuin.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Jiuyuan-aims-to-begin-international-services-in-2015-401639/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Myanma Airways signs for six ATR 72s

    News | 16 Jul 2014 10:55 | Graham Dunn

    ​Myanma Airways has confirmed its interest in ATR 72-600s, by placing orders for six of the type and options on six more at the Farnborough air show today.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Myanma-Airways-signs-for-six-ATR-72s-401637/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Predator participates in NATO exercise

    News | 16 Jul 2014 10:42 | Beth Stevenson

    ​General Atomics demonstrated the interoperability of its MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicle during a NATO-led exercise in Norway.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Predator-participates-in-NATO-exercise-401558/
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