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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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  • UK to acquire UAVs for Antarctic research


    The British Antarctic Survey expects to order unmanned vehicles that can carry sensors or spare parts in weather too...


  • IAI unveils new maritime patrol radar


    ​Israel Aerospace Industries has expanded its range of airborne maritime surveillance radars by announcing the...


  • 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 ...


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  • Vnukovo plough sighted before fatal Falcon collision

    News | 24 Oct 2014 08:37 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Moscow Vnukovo’s ground-surveillance systems detected a snow-plough heading for a runway intersection moments before it was struck by a departing Dassault Falcon executive jet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Vnukovo-plough-sighted-before-fatal-Falcon-collision-405197/
  • Unstable approach preceded Greenland Dash 8 crash

    News | 23 Oct 2014 14:15 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Pilots of an Air Greenland de Havilland Canada Dash 8-200 carried out an unstable steep approach to Ilulissat in above-limit crosswinds, before the resulting hard landing caused a main-gear collapse.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Unstable-approach-preceded-Greenland-Dash-8-crash-405155/
  • UK to acquire UAVs for Antarctic research

    News | 22 Oct 2014 17:05 | Beth Stevenson

    The British Antarctic Survey expects to order unmanned vehicles that can carry sensors or spare parts in weather too harsh for manned aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-to-acquire-UAVs-for-Antarctic-research-405076/
  • IAI unveils new maritime patrol radar

    News | 22 Oct 2014 12:01 | Arie Egozi

    ​Israel Aerospace Industries has expanded its range of airborne maritime surveillance radars by announcing the availability of its ELM-2022ES for patrol aircraft and the ELM-2022ML for unmanned air systems.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IAI-unveils-new-maritime-patrol-radar-405073/
  • FLIGHT TEST: Citation X+ marks Cessna's bid for the high-speed crown

    News | 21 Oct 2014 08:07 | Mike Gerzanics

    When Flight International last flew the Citation X in 2002, Boeing was still wrestling with the Sonic Cruiser concept, an effort to field a nearly supersonic transport aircraft. In the intervening 12 years, much has happened. The Sonic Cruiser was shelved in favour of the successful 787.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FLIGHT-TEST-Citation-X+-marks-Cessnas-bid-for-the-high-speed-crown-404438/
  • ​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/