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  • 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: 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/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Vulcan makes final Farnborough flight

    News | 16 Jul 2014 10:41 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The world’s last remaining flying Avro Vulcan jet is expected to make its last Farnborough air show appearance when it flies this weekend.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Vulcan-makes-final-Farnborough-flight-401609/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Bombardier wins first African CSeries customer

    News | 16 Jul 2014 10:29 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Bombardier has landed its first African customer for the CSeries, with a letter of intent signed for five aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Bombardier-wins-first-African-CSeries-customer-401628/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Ukraine situation will not affect UAC cooperation

    News | 16 Jul 2014 09:35 | Murdo Morrison

    Relationships between Russia's aerospace industry and the West will not be affected by the backlash against the country's actions in Ukraine, believes Mikhail Pogosyan, president of the United Aircraft holding company.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Ukraine-situation-will-not-affect-UAC-cooperation-401592/
  • FARNBOROUGH: US Navy stresses importance of Growler’s electronic attack role

    News | 16 Jul 2014 09:09 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    The increasing complexity of the so-called blue kill chain  the steps needed to land weapons on targets  is driving greater need for electronic attack aircraft like Boeings E/A-18G Growler, says a US Navy official.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-US-Navy-stresses-importance-of-Growlers-electronic-attack-role-401520/
  • FARNBOROUGH: UTAS, Selex partner to bring synthetic aperture radar to BD-110s

    News | 16 Jul 2014 08:53 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) and Selex ES are partnering to develop a new long-range synthetic aperture radar (SAR) that can be integrated into UTAS DB-110 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) sensors.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-UTAS-Selex-partner-to-bring-synthetic-aperture-radar-to-BD-110s-401583/
  • FARNBOROUGH: AW149 gains Italian military certification

    News | 16 Jul 2014 08:47 | Ellis Taylor

    Italy’s Armaereo defence aviation procurement body has completed military type certification of the AgustaWestland AW149 following a series of operational tests with the country’s air force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-AW149-gains-Italian-military-certification-401606/
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