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EBACE 09 static display general view

Picture credit: Billypix EBACE 2009, Day 1. Here is a general view of the static display. Check our EBACE 09 page which has all the latest news, images, blogs, videos and follow Flightglobal journalists as they tweet their way round the show…

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Eclipse owners aim for rescue act

If Eclipse Aviation is to turn into a phoenix, the 260 owners of the 259 delivered five-seat twinjets will be the ones breathing new life into an otherwise dead bird. http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2009/03/06/323377/eclipse-owners-aim-for-rescue-act.html

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How the economic environment is affecting business aircraft

The current economic environment, coupled with the difficulty securing financing for aircraft, has resulted in the “bottom half of the [business aircraft] market falling out”, says Richard Aboulafia, vice-president for analysis at the Teal Group. Continue reading… Picture credit: Spirit Aerosystems

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A new integrated cockpit to be developed for business jets

CMC Electronics has begun developing a new integrated cockpit featuring full-time head-up displays and open architecture that is likely to be available on mid- to large-size business jets from 2013. Read on…

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Inaugural KLM service to Amsterdam from Liverpool

  KLM resumes services between Amsterdam and Liverpool today after a 70-year break. The picture is of the original inaugural flight. Here’s a picture of the Fokker F.XII flown on the inaugural flight. The route operated between 1934 and 1939. Image courtesy KLM   

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Cirrus Vision SJ50 test aircraft

Having amassed 25 flight test hours since its first flight on 3 July, the Cirrus Vision SJ50 V1 personal jet test vehicle is being prepared for a rigorous test campaign to validate the technology needed to develop the general aviation aircraft manufacturer’s first jet. Cirrus has so far flown the aircraft to 16,000ft (4,880m) up […]

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EAA AirVenture, Oshkosh 2008

An aerial display at Oshkosh 2008Read more highlights from the event

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