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  • ESA keeps eye on Ukraine crisis as Vega launch nears


    As the European Space Agency makes final preparations for the third flight of its new Vega light launcher, unrest in Ukraine will be about as far from its operators’ minds as Kourou is from Kiev – but once VV03 is complete on Monday 28 April, programme officials will continue their watch on the tense situation in a country that supplies a critical component of what is otherwise a Western Europe-built vehicle.


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  • ESA keeps eye on Ukraine crisis as Vega launch nears


    As the European Space Agency makes final preparations for the third flight of its new Vega light launcher, unrest in...


  • Bond takes delivery of latest S-92


    ​Bond Offshore Helicopters has taken delivery of its second Sikorsky S-92, from a deal for 16 of the rotorcraft.


  • Long landing in tailwind caused Il-76 overrun


    ​Late reduction of thrust and an out-of-limits tailwind caused a Volga-Dnepr Ilyushin Il-76 to overrun as it touched...


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  • Vega flies straight but ESA keeps watch on Ukraine

    News | 02 May 2014 16:44 | Dan Thisdell

    ​As European Space Agency personnel celebrated three successes in three flights of its new light launcher, Vega, the unrest in Ukraine would have been about as far from their minds as Kourou is from Kiev – but with the VV03 mission complete (see below), programme officials are continueing their watch on the tense situation in a country that supplies a critical component of what is otherwise a Western Europe-built vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Vega-flies-straight-but-ESA-keeps-watch-on-Ukraine-398847/
  • ESA keeps eye on Ukraine crisis as Vega launch nears

    News | 24 Apr 2014 15:53 | Dan Thisdell

    As the European Space Agency makes final preparations for the third flight of its new Vega light launcher, unrest in Ukraine will be about as far from its operators’ minds as Kourou is from Kiev – but once VV03 is complete on Monday 28 April, programme officials will continue their watch on the tense situation in a country that supplies a critical component of what is otherwise a Western Europe-built vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ESA-keeps-eye-on-Ukraine-crisis-as-Vega-launch-nears-398550/
  • Bond takes delivery of latest S-92

    News | 07 Apr 2014 15:54

    ​Bond Offshore Helicopters has taken delivery of its second Sikorsky S-92, from a deal for 16 of the rotorcraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bond-takes-delivery-of-latest-S-92-397902/
  • Long landing in tailwind caused Il-76 overrun

    News | 20 Feb 2014 14:48 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Late reduction of thrust and an out-of-limits tailwind caused a Volga-Dnepr Ilyushin Il-76 to overrun as it touched down long at St John’s in Canada.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Long-landing-in-tailwind-caused-Il-76-overrun-396163/
  • An-124 nears production revival

    News | 03 Jan 2014 16:53 | Howard Gethin

    Ukraine and Russia plan to restart production of the Antonov An-124 heavy transport, with expected sales of 80 aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/An-124-nears-production-revival-394533/
  • ESA sets sights on small spaceplane following key trial of technology demonstrator

    News | 30 Jul 2013 11:00 | Dan Thisdell

    A European Space Agency bid to develop a small, reusable spaceplane in the 2017-2018 timeframe is on track for a summer 2014 launch to test key re-entry technologies, following a successful helicopter-drop splashdown trial.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ESA-sets-sights-on-small-spaceplane-following-key-trial-of-technology-demonstrator-388839/