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PHOTOS: Azul promotes breast cancer awareness with pink ATR

My Flightglobal colleague Olivier Bonnassies is in Toulouse to witness the delivery to Brazilian operator Azul of an ATR 72-200, a pink turboprop that will promote the fight against breast cancer on this International Women’s Day. Femama, the name you see on the headrest covers, is a Brazilian organisation for breast cancer. Olivier says the […]

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VIDEO: Aircraft interiors and IFEC make their mark at #FARN10

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#FARN10 VIDEO: ATR reveals Series 600 cabin interior

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Plenty of meat, but no sausage (IFEC/interiors update)

It has been a busy few weeks for this RWG with back-to-back-to-back trips on both sides of the pond. Along the way, I’ve picked up various bits of IFEC/aircraft interiors news that I’d like to share with you. (This meal is probably best served with German beer, but please no more sausage for the love […]

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Should India focus on turboprops and leave the RJs to Sukhoi?

It has been a little while so let’s get back to some regional aircraft chat, shall we? For starters, some interesting news is coming out of India about the Government’s plan for a 70-110-seater. The Hindu reports that Indian scientists, developers and operators met last week to initiate the regional aircraft project. Key quote: “The […]

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Saab won’t make it a four-way turboprop race

With demand for turboprop aircraft increasing in the face of soaring fuel prices, it isn’t any wonder that Embraer is considering entering what is currently a two-way competition between incumbent airframers ATR and Bombardier (although let’s give props to the Chinese for rolling out an updated version of the MA60). It begs a little question […]

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Exostar growth explosion (plus a trickle of 787 supply chain chat)

Sometimes the less-sexy topics in aviation get relatively little coverage even if they deserve attention. Take online exchanges, for example. Several years ago, names like Aeroxchange, ESIS, Exostar, PartsBase and Cordiem were starting to break technological ground – and news – by boasting plans to support direct procurement. Some died (Cordiem), some survived, (Aeroxchange), and […]

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