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A shortcut to nowhere

This article first appeared as a Comment in the 23 July issue of Flight International. Governments love building aircraft. Along with thousands of skilled jobs, such programmes provide a vast degree of national prestige. New Delhi’s plan to develop a regional aircraft seating between 70 and 90 passengers can be viewed through this prism. The […]

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Sticks and stones

The following article first appeared in the 23 July issue of Flight International In the aftermath of the Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash in San Francisco on 6 July, the largest pilots union in the USA has launched an ugly and unfortunate confrontation with the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) about public disclosure. It […]

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Big first for Flight International at MAKS

Despite its logistical challenges - a 2h journey from city centre hotel that last time involved the breathtaking Moscow metro, a stop-at-all-stations commuter train, a shuttle bus and two layers of enthusiastic security checks, not to mention Russian language press conferences without translation - the MAKS air show in Moscow is one of my favourite air shows. Walking through it is […]

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Returning to the light

Cessna has had more troubles than most aircraft manufacturers, with demand for its previously top-selling Citation light and light-medium jets decimated after the global downturn. In the 23 July issue of Flight International, Mike Gerzanics finds out that the Wichita company could be back in business with its M2, its Garmin G3000-equipped latest light jet. […]

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Nominate your aviation heroes in the Flightglobal Achievement Awards

We are delighted to launch the fifth annual Flightglobal Achievement Awards, our search for the most admired and inspiring individuals in the aviation and aerospace industry. The awards recognise the contribution of a person – or small group of individuals – to industry breakthroughs or great moments in aviation and the search has begun for […]

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