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  • SOLDIERING ON: 10 veteran airliner types still in service


    ​News that SkyWest is retiring its remaining Embraer EMB-120 Brasilias prompted us to come up with a list of 10 other veteran types still being operated by airlines, including as freighters. The data comes from Flight International’s World Airliner Census, compiled using Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database.


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  • European tanker exercise points towards combined fleet


    ​Tanker aircraft from four nations are nearing the completion of a European Defence Agency-backed exercise which is...


  • ILA: Show to fly flag for German aerospace


    Berlin’s ILA air show may not have the global status of Paris or Farnborough, but its importance to the German...


  • Checklist design scrutinised after MD-80 flapless take-offs


    Checklist design and procedures featured on the agenda of this week’s high-level ICAO safety conference following the...


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  • European tanker exercise points towards combined fleet

    News | 21 Apr 2015 10:34 | Anno Gravemaker

    ​Tanker aircraft from four nations are nearing the completion of a European Defence Agency-backed exercise which is intended to increase interoperability and cooperation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/European-tanker-exercise-points-towards-combined-fleet-411433/
  • SOLDIERING ON: 10 veteran airliner types still in service

    News | 28 Nov 2014 17:31 | Murdo Morrison

    ​News that SkyWest is retiring its remaining Embraer EMB-120 Brasilias prompted us to come up with a list of 10 other veteran types still being operated by airlines, including as freighters. The data comes from Flight International’s World Airliner Census, compiled using Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SOLDIERING-ON-10-veteran-airliner-types-still-in-service-406570/
  • ILA: Show to fly flag for German aerospace

    News | 15 May 2014 15:26 | Murdo Morrison

    Berlin’s ILA air show may not have the global status of Paris or Farnborough, but its importance to the German aerospace industry and the federal republic’s international image is illustrated by the fact it will once again be opened by Chancellor Angela Merkel.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ILA-Show-to-fly-flag-for-German-aerospace-399098/
  • ANALYSIS: Freighter conversions down sharply in first half of 2013

    News | 01 Aug 2013 07:21 | Greg Waldron

    The number of freighter conversions in the first six months of 2013 declined by 25%, with widebody and turboprop conversions showing particular weakness. Overall,...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Freighter-conversions-down-sharply-in-first-half-of-2013-388989/
  • Dutch air force hit by spending cuts

    News | 11 Apr 2011 09:24 | Anno Gravemaker

    Dutch defence minister Hans Hillen is to make dramatic changes to the nation's armed forces structure as part of a process to reduce its annual defence expenditure...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dutch-air-force-hit-by-spending-cuts-355397/
  • Regionals: The big squeeze

    News | 23 Mar 2011 09:00 | Victoria Moores

    Passenger numbers are swelling and Europe's capacity-constrained airports are struggling to make room, putting huge pressure on operators of smaller aircraft typeshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Regionals-The-big-squeeze-354586/