Singapore Airshow 2014

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  • FARNBOROUGH: Test site has big potential for UAV use

    News | 15 Jul 2014 07:52 | David Learmount

    ​The US government has approved an unmanned air vehicle test site near Grand Forks, North Dakota because geography and existing infrastructure gives it advantages in UAV science and potential usage, and the local department of commerce is at Farnborough International Air Show to spread the word about the North Plains UAS Test Sitehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Test-site-has-big-potential-for-UAV-use-401578/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Lessor Falko commits for up to 24 CSeries

    News | 12 Jul 2014 22:38 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Operating lessor Falko Regional Aircraft has signed two letter of Intent (LOIs) with Bombardier for up to 24 firm CS100 aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Lessor-Falko-commits-for-up-to-24-CSeries-401336/
  • SINGAPORE: Saab scans for maritime surveillance customers

    News | 14 Feb 2014 12:37 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Saab is confident of making a first sale of its 340-based maritime surveillance aircraft (MSA) later this year, with its demonstrator having been flown for potential customers during the Singapore air show.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-Saab-scans-for-maritime-surveillance-customers-395980/
  • SINGAPORE: CSeries third test aircraft to fly "within weeks"

    News | 12 Feb 2014 09:49 | Mavis Toh

    Bombardier is on track in its flight test programme for the CSeries as the third test flight aircraft prepares to take to the skies "within weeks".http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-CSeries-third-test-aircraft-to-fly-within-weeks-395859/
  • ​SINGAPORE: Higher-density seating will boost A380 appeal - Amedeo

    News | 12 Feb 2014 09:46

    New A380 customer Amedeo will focus its marketing efforts around simple, higher-density seating configurations to create greater demand for Airbus's ultra-large aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-Higher-density-seating-will-boost-A380-appeal-Amedeo-395861/
  • SINGAPORE: Airbus defence unit targets new sales, then airlift rival

    News | 12 Feb 2014 08:50 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Airbus Defence & Space made its first high-profile appearance at an international show since emerging from a rebranding activity last month by revealing a target to close fresh sales of its A400M tactical transport and A330 tanker this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-Airbus-defence-unit-targets-new-sales-then-airlift-rival-395850/
  • SINGAPORE: SIA extends UTC service deal for 777s

    News | 12 Feb 2014 08:25

    ​Singapore Airlines has extended a service agreement with UTC Aerospace Systems for its fleet of Boeing 777 aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-SIA-extends-UTC-service-deal-for-777s-395847/
  • SINGAPORE: Nok Air to order 15 737s

    News | 12 Feb 2014 06:01

    ​Thai low-cost carrier Nok Air has committed to order 15 Boeing 737s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-Nok-Air-to-order-15-737s-395841/
  • SINGAPORE: Alenia Aermacchi mounts C-27J sales offensive

    News | 12 Feb 2014 05:39 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Alenia Aermacchi launched a new sales offensive with its C-27J medium transport at the show, with a company official describing the type as “superior to any competitor, in all categories”.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-Alenia-Aermacchi-mounts-C-27J-sales-offensive-395840/
  • SINGAPORE: Relentess and SLS teams battle to win first-flight race

    News | 12 Feb 2014 04:48 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bell is targeting maiden flight of its two new civil programmes – the 525 Relentless and the Short Light Single (SLS) – this year, but is still uncertain which will reach the milestone first.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-Relentess-and-SLS-teams-battle-to-win-first-flight-race-395839/
  • SINGAPORE: New Hermes 900 deal to lift Elbit

    News | 12 Feb 2014 04:44 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Elbit Systems is poised to build on its sales performance with the Hermes 900 unmanned air vehicle, according to chief executive Bezhalel “Butzi” Machlis.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-New-Hermes-900-deal-to-lift-Elbit-395838/
  • SINGAPORE: Bell pushes ahead with export V-22 sales

    News | 12 Feb 2014 04:40 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bell is working with partner Boeing to finalise a number of export sales campaigns for its V-22 Osprey even as it continues development activities on its V-280 Valor third-generation tiltrotor.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-Bell-pushes-ahead-with-export-V-22-sales-395837/
  • SINGAPORE: Air force to receive last M-346 trainers

    News | 12 Feb 2014 04:22 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Singapore’s new-generation advanced jet trainer fleet will be complete within weeks, with Alenia Aermacchi poised to deliver its last of 12 M-346 aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-Air-force-to-receive-last-M-346-trainers-395835/
  • SINGAPORE: Lufthansa Technik secures new work in Asia

    News | 12 Feb 2014 02:41 | Firdaus Hashim

    Lufthansa Technik has secured contracts from three Southeast Asian carriers, and expanding its partnership with Thailand’s Nok Air.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-Lufthansa-Technik-secures-new-work-in-Asia-395829/
  • SINGAPORE: Amedeo firms up 20 A380s

    News | 12 Feb 2014 02:24 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Lessor Amedeo, formerly known as Doric Lease, has firmed up its previously announced commitment for 20 Airbus A380s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-Amedeo-firms-up-20-A380s-395828/
  • SINGAPORE: Boeing confident of placing unsold C-17s

    News | 12 Feb 2014 01:39 | Greg Waldron

    Boeing is placing a high priority on finding customers for the 15 C-17 strategic transports it decided to build without confirmed orders.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-Boeing-confident-of-placing-unsold-C-17s-395826/
  • SINGAPORE: 787-9 flight tests progressing smoothly

    News | 12 Feb 2014 01:23 | Mavis Toh

    The Boeing 787-9 is progressing with its flight test programme smoothly, and Boeing is on track to deliver the aircraft to launch customer Air New Zealand by the middle of the year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-787-9-flight-tests-progressing-smoothly-395823/
  • SINGAPORE: Lockheed offers fixed-price F-16 upgrade

    News | 12 Feb 2014 01:18 | Greg Waldron

    ​Lockheed Martin’s aeronautics chief has swatted down speculation that possible funding concerns related to US F-16 upgrades will compromise its international improvement offerings for the popular type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-Lockheed-offers-fixed-price-F-16-upgrade-395824/
  • SINGAPORE: Boeing closes in on Indian Apache, Chinook deals

    News | 12 Feb 2014 00:58 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Boeing expects to sign contracts soon covering India’s planned purchase of its AH-64E Apache and CH-47F Chinook helicopters, while global interest in the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor produced with partner Bell has reached a new high.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-Boeing-closes-in-on-Indian-Apache-Chinook-deals-395822/
  • SINGAPORE: BAE targets F-16 upgrade opportunity

    News | 12 Feb 2014 00:40 | Greg Waldron

    ​Singapore’s plan to upgrade its Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 52 fighters with new avionics and radars has become the next unlikely battlefront.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-BAE-targets-F-16-upgrade-opportunity-395821/
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