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Phenom 100 is flight tested

When the Legacy 600 was launched in 2000, it would have been easy to dismiss Embraer’s first foray into the business jet market as merely an opportunistic adaptation of its prolific ERJ-135/145 regional jet series. Since then, however, Embraer has built the Legacy into a full line of capable super-midsize business jets. Continue reading…

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Cessna Skycatcher gets a longer tail

Flightglobal has obtained the first pictures of a new larger tail for Cessna’s Model 162 SkyCatcher, a change made after the loss of the prototype light sport aircraft last September during a power on spin. Continue reading and see the older design…

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Cessna renames piston singles

Cessna has renamed its Cessna 350 and 400 piston singles the 350 Corvalis and 400 Corvalis TT (twin turbocharged) (pictured) to reflect the nomenclature of its existing light aircraft product line. Read on…

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A winged Buffalo

Attempts by Canada’s Viking Air to restart production of the de Havilland DHC-5 Buffalo utility aircraft could be scuppered by the Canadian government. Ottawa may opt for new aircraft for its future fixed-wing search and rescue requirement and reject the British Columbia-based company’s proposal to modernise the country’s fleet of ageing twin-engine Buffalos. Read on…

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Flying out of Anchorage

This picture was taken by and entered under the Majesty – Airliners in action category for this year’s Flight International front cover competition. To see more magnificent images look on AirSpace’s photo page and see the range of images in the various categories our users entered into the competition.  Pictured is a UPS Boeing MD-11 […]

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China transports very important pandas to Taiwan as gift

(Image courtesy Colin Parker/AirTeamImages) Here is the actual aircraft used to transport two Pandas from China to Taiwan today. The aircraft registration is B-16408. Ground crew loaded 450 kilograms (nearly half a ton) of fresh bamboo onto the aircraft, to keep the two ”goodwill ambassadors” going for a week. They are expected to be unveiled to the […]

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Air France Boeing 777F

The second Boeing 777F has joined the flight-test programme for the new all-cargo twinjet. The aircraft, one of the five ordered by launch customer Air France, is the first to appear in the carrier’s colours.

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