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  • PICTURES: Airbus A380 lands in UAE for engine testing and pilot training

    <P>The Airbus A380 landed at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the United Arab Emirates for heat&nbsp;testing.</P> ...

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  • DUBAI: Rubb designs dedicated UAV tent hangar

    News | 16 Nov 2013 07:14 | Michael Gubisch

    ​Fabric hangar specialist Rubb Buildings is developing a dedicated shelter for unmanned air vehicles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DUBAI-Rubb-designs-dedicated-UAV-tent-hangar-393107/
  • Middle Eastern fleet growth presents human resources challenge

    News | 21 Jan 2011 12:00 | Michael Gubisch

    Dramatic projected growth in the Middle Eastern fleet is posing a staffing challenge for the region's maintenance providershttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Middle-Eastern-fleet-growth-presents-human-resources-challenge-352106/
  • Lockheed Martin invests in Abu Dhabi's military MRO venture

    News | 19 Jan 2011 11:06 | Michael Gubisch

    Lockheed Martin has become a joint venture partner in UAE-based Advanced Military Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Center (AMMROC) between Abu Dhabi Aircraft...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-Martin-invests-in-Abu-Dhabis-military-MRO-venture-352029/
  • Dubai 2007: Pilatus shows UAE basic trainer contender

    News | 12 Nov 2007 00:00

    <P>Most attention at the show is focused on the UAE’s near-term requirement for an advanced trainer aircraft, but the UAE Air Force is actually looking to institute a complete training system.<BR><BR>The Air Force has a medium-term requirement for a basic trainer to replace its existing fleet of 35 Pilatus PC-7 trainers with No.4 Squadron of the Khalif bin Zayed Air College, based at Al Ain International Airport. Behind the scenes, the basic trainer competition is hotting up. <BR><BR>Though UK Ministry of Defence sources have suggested that the selection of a new basic trainer is not likely to take place until early 2008, the UAE has already assessed two main contenders – the Alenia Aermacchi M-311 and the Pilatus PC-21 – while the Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano is reportedly also under consideration.</P> <P align=center><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 210px" alt=PC-21 src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=20309" border=0></P> <P><BR><BR>Of these competing aircraft types, the Pilatushttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dubai-2007-Pilatus-shows-UAE-basic-trainer-contender-219445/
  • Dubai 2007: GAMCO is dead: long live ADAT

    News | 11 Nov 2007 00:00

    Mubadala Development Company’s new top-tier maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business is making its public debut here at Dubai air show.<BR><BR>The new company is Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT), formerly Gulf Aircraft Maintenance Company (GAMCO). It is being transformed by Mubadala, the strategic investment and development company established and wholly owned by the Abu Dhabi Government.<BR><BR>The new company is targeting an $800 million revenue stream by 2012, and plans to invest more than $500m during the same period. “ADAT has been formed to expand the existing business and to convert the company into a total care provider,” says Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi, chief operating officer of Mubadala. “This will be achieved by increasing capabilities, enhancing the pool of expertise and entering new markets through partnerships, joint ventures and potential acquisitions.”<BR><BR>ADAT aims to become the foremost independent MRO provider in the Middle East and a major playerhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dubai-2007-GAMCO-is-dead-long-live-ADAT-219371/
  • PICTURES: Airbus A380 lands in UAE for engine testing and pilot training

    News | 30 Jul 2007 15:43 | Barbara Cockburn

    <P>The Airbus A380 landed at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the United Arab Emirates for heat&nbsp;testing.</P> <P>The&nbsp; A380 paid a short visit to Abu Dhabi International Airport on&nbsp;29 July, landing at 9.22, and took off again 10min later. </P> <P>The visit was part of a week-long engine testing and pilot training programme&nbsp;from its selected base at Al Ain International Airport. Abu Dhabi International Airport will have a second runway operational by March 2008 which can accommodate all wide-bodied aircraft, including the A380. </P> <P>Airbus was testing the Engine Alliance GP700-powered version of the A380.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P align=center><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 331px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=18668" border=0></P> <P align=center>&nbsp;</P> <P align=center><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 333px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=18669" border=0></P> <P align=left>&nbsp;</P> <UL> <LI> <DIV align=left><A href="httphttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Airbus-A380-lands-in-UAE-for-engine-testing-and-pilot-training-215800/