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  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure


    The USA’s, and the world’s, biggest business aviation convention – NBAA – starts in Orlando on 21 October. The event is all about business aircraft as tools – machines to transport money makers directly where they want to go in comfort, convenience and security, while saving them hours of time. However, there is an element of the industry that is more about indulgence and making a statement. Here we celebrate nine of the most flamboyant carriages of the clouds, some of which, sadly perhaps, never (or have not yet) got off the ground.


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  • US Navy declares first E-2D squadron operational


    The US Navy on 10 October announced the initial operating capability of its Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeye ...


  • DARPA advances ship-based MALE UAV concept


    The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is a step closer to demonstrating the launch and recovery of a...


  • Marenco upbeat on SKYe SH09's prospects after first flight


    ​Marenco Swisshelicopter maintains it is on track to achieve EASA certification for its developmental SKYe SH09...


  • News Listings for Airborne

  • ​Brussels Airlines keen to retain West African flights

    News | 20 Oct 2014 08:33 | Graham Dunn

    Brussels Airlines plans to continue to operate its flights to Ebola-affected countries in Africa until it sees a change to the current risk pattern.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brussels-Airlines-keen-to-retain-West-African-flights-404931/
  • NBAA: SmartSky teams with Harris for airborne 4G network

    News | 19 Oct 2014 22:09 | Dan Parsons

    ​SmartSky Networks has teamed with radio technology giant Harris to launch the first airborne 4G LTE-based wireless communications network.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-SmartSky-teams-with-Harris-for-airborne-4G-network-404933/
  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure

    News | 17 Oct 2014 11:18 | Murdo Morrison

    The USA’s, and the world’s, biggest business aviation convention – NBAA – starts in Orlando on 21 October. The event is all about business aircraft as tools – machines to transport money makers directly where they want to go in comfort, convenience and security, while saving them hours of time. However, there is an element of the industry that is more about indulgence and making a statement. Here we celebrate nine of the most flamboyant carriages of the clouds, some of which, sadly perhaps, never (or have not yet) got off the ground.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ultimate-corporate-jets-Nine-private-aircraft-that-combine-business-with-pleasure-404881/
  • US Navy declares first E-2D squadron operational

    News | 16 Oct 2014 19:42 | Dan Parsons

    The US Navy on 10 October announced the initial operating capability of its Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Navy-declares-first-E-2D-squadron-operational-404863/
  • DARPA advances ship-based MALE UAV concept

    News | 14 Oct 2014 12:01 | Beth Stevenson

    The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is a step closer to demonstrating the launch and recovery of a medium-sized unmanned air vehicle from a small vessel, following a $19 million preliminary design contract award to AeroVironment.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DARPA-advances-ship-based-MALE-UAV-concept-404737/
  • Marenco upbeat on SKYe SH09's prospects after first flight

    News | 07 Oct 2014 12:46 | Dominic Perry

    ​Marenco Swisshelicopter maintains it is on track to achieve EASA certification for its developmental SKYe SH09 light-single within 12-16 months after the type’s maiden sortie on 2 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Marenco-upbeat-on-SKYe-SH09s-prospects-after-first-flight-404520/