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  • FARNBOROUGH: Redesign transforms KC-390 into all-new market threat

    News | 08 Jul 2014 07:50 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Embraer’s original idea for a “C-390” airlifter once seemed as straightforward as the designation implies. Engineers could borrow the wing and engine of the proven, passenger-carrying E-190, and modify the cabin as a cargo hold with a rear ramp.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Redesign-transforms-KC-390-into-all-new-market-threat-400462/
  • ANALYSIS: What to expect at this year's Farnborough

    News | 18 Jun 2014 12:42 | Murdo Morrison

    Farnborough air show boss Shaun Ormrod admits that hosting a major air show is harder than it used to be. A generation ago – with the industry concentrated in North America and western Europe and focused on a small number of events – the biennial UK gathering was a must-attend. Similarly, with fewer distractions, being able to lure families in their tens of thousands at the weekend to watch an air display and buy some ice cream was a given; it was the era before competition from theme parks, mega shopping malls and interactive video games.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-What-to-expect-at-this-years-Farnborough-400246/
  • VIDEO: F-35 and A350 among highlights of a new-look Farnborough air show

    News | 25 Apr 2014 10:55 | Murdo Morrison

    Most of the serious aerospace business at Farnborough goes on behind closed doors, but it is in the skies and static display that the world’s attention will be focused at this year’s show, with treats for fans of both latest-generation airliners and fighters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-F-35-and-A350-among-highlights-of-a-new-look-Farnborough-air-show-398369/
  • Metro crash probe uncovers poorly-run operation

    News | 28 Jan 2014 15:49 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Investigations into the Fairchild Metro crash at Cork three years ago have revealed several lapses in operational procedures before the fatal accident.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Metro-crash-probe-uncovers-poorly-run-operation-395324/
  • Power asymmetry triggered Cork Metro's fatal roll

    News | 28 Jan 2014 13:58 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Significant torque split between the throttle levers of a Fairchild Metro contributed to the pilots’ losing control of the aircraft during a low-visibility approach to Cork, a fatal accident inquiry has disclosed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Power-asymmetry-triggered-Cork-Metros-fatal-roll-395317/
  • GippsAero selects Soloy for GA8 final assembly in North America

    News | 16 Aug 2012 12:38 | Kate Sarsfield

    Australian aircraft manufacturer GippsAero has selected Soloy...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/GippsAero-selects-Soloy-for-GA8-final-assembly-in-North-America-375564/