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  • PICTURES & VIDEO: British team proves flapless flight with Demon UAV


    Manoeuvring without the aid of control surfaces has been demonstrated by an unmanned air vehicle designed by a British team of industry and academic specialists. The...


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  • Cranfield airport seeks fourfold increase in business jet traffic


    Cranfield airport is stepping up its marketing effort in a bid to attract...


  • Blended Wing Body flight test campaign resumes at NASA Dryden


    A six-month flight test campaign has kicked off at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards AFB in California to...


  • IN FOCUS: How London is handling Olympic Games business traffic


    Business-jet operators bringing visitors to the Games this summer will have to jump a number of hurdles - starting with...


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  • ANALYSIS: Start-up offers ultimate green machine

    News | 02 Feb 2015 14:14 | Kerry Reals

    ​A six-seater, fixed-wing aircraft that operates silently, takes off and lands in confined urban areas, ticks all the green boxes through a combination of hybrid engines, solar panels and wind turbines, and has unmanned capabilities in case of a pilot emergency.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Start-up-offers-ultimate-green-machine-408044/
  • ANALYSIS: Airships seek cargo role after military backout

    News | 02 Sep 2014 07:49 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Originally an aircraft used for passenger transit, and then subsequently for weapons delivery and surveillance by the German military during World War I, airships are now being transitioned towards the logistics market as industry touts lighter-than-air (LTA) technology for cargo applications.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Airships-seek-cargo-role-after-military-backout-402779/
  • ANALYSIS: UK aerospace riding wave of new-era industrial policy

    News | 30 Jun 2014 08:20 | Dan Thisdell

    Things are looking up for the UK's aerospace industry, with government backing and new initiatives promising a new era of financial gain for all partieshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-UK-aerospace-riding-wave-of-new-era-industrial-policy-400362/
  • Seconds-out for Cassius UAV

    News | 17 Sep 2013 13:00 | Craig Hoyle

    Raytheon UK and Cranfield Aerospace have jointly developed an unmanned air vehicle named Cassius ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Seconds-out-for-Cassius-UAV-390632/
  • Cranfield airport seeks fourfold increase in business jet traffic

    News | 14 May 2013 11:00 | Kate Sarsfield

    Cranfield airport is stepping up its marketing effort in a bid to attract...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cranfield-airport-seeks-fourfold-increase-in-business-jet-traffic-385606/
  • ANALYSIS: Cabin air quality back under the spotlight

    News | 16 Apr 2013 16:45 | David Learmount

    There have been regular crew reports of airborne incidents in which cockpit and cabin air has been contaminated with engine oil fumes. This is particularly true in Germany, which has a respected system of compulsory safety reporting, but it is a universal issue with reports being filed by pilots in UK and US airlines, among others.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Cabin-air-quality-back-under-the-spotlight-384742/