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  • Australia tightens rules for helicopter night flying

    Australia is continuing the process of tightening the rules governing helicopter flights in the wake of the fatal 18 August 2011 crash of a Eurocopter AS355F2 Twin Squirrel at Lake Eyre in South Australia.

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  • Virgin Australia delays delivery of six ATR 72s

    Virgin Australia Regional Airlines (VARA) has delayed the delivery of six new ATR 72-600s as it works to integrate...

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  • IN FOCUS: Surging growth propels Australian rotorcraft sector

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  • Qantas, Virgin Australia to allow extended PED use

    News | 25 Aug 2014 09:14 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Qantas and Virgin Australia have been granted approval to allow passengers to use personal electronic devices (PEDs) through all stages of flight.
  • Bolivia to convert air force carrier TAM into regular airline

    News | 02 Jun 2014 12:56 | Rainer Uphoff

    ​Bolivia's air force-owned and operated airline Transportes Aereos Militares (TAM) will be transformed into a state owned pubic corporation that will operate under the supervision of the country's Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) and Regulatory Authority of Telecommunications and Transport (ATT).
  • EU approves €4 billion for aeronautics research

    News | 07 May 2014 17:42 | Stephen Trimble

    ​European governments have agreed to launch a €4 billion ($5.57 billion), 10-year programme to fund sweeping research on the next generation of aeronautics technologies.
  • FIDAE Airbus

    News | 06 Mar 2014 16:48 | Murdo Morrison
  • IN FOCUS LATAM DEFENCE FIGHTERS: South American air forces count the pennies, kick the tyres

    News | 04 Mar 2014 19:00 | Felipe Salles

    ​FIDAE is always a great opportunity to reassess the status of South American air forces’ fighter programmes. This is true especially after the surprise Brazilian government decision in December 2013 to close its decade-long F-X programme by selecting the Saab Gripen NG (now known officially as the E/F). The advanced age of the fleets and prospect of a locally manufactured fighter model potentially sets the stage for another sweeping round of fighter force upgrades all across the region.
  • Merpati to resume operations in March: minister

    News | 05 Feb 2014 07:32 | Firdaus Hashim

    Despite recently suspending operations due to a cash crunch, Indonesia's state owned enterprises minister says that Merpati Nusantara Airlines is planning to resume services at the end March.