Eclipse Aerospace, which plans to begin offering in September upgrades and maintenance for the Eclipse 500, plans to decide in the first quarter of next year on whether to resume production of the very light jet.
Civil: August 2009 Archives
Linhas Aereas Mocambique has taken delivery of the first of up to four Embraer 190s. The Mozambique flag carrier, whose fleet is based on Boeing 737-200s, has two E-190s on firm order and purchase rights for two others.
Maputo-based LAM's aircraft is configured in two classes, featuring nine business-class and 84 economy-class seats. Embraer says the airline intends to operate the aircraft on domestic services to Nampula and Pemba, as well as regional flights to Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania.
Russia rebuilds - Will Russia's aerospace shake-up make it more competitive? Flightgloba;'s special report considers the progress of new colossus United Aircraft as it strives to make an international impact, looks at how Russian Helicopters is restructuring the rotorcraft industry and examines re-energised space ambitions.