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  • FLYERS OF SCOTLAND: Scotland's top 10 contributions to aviation


    Following the Scottish vote on independence on 18 September, Flightglobal celebrates 10 contributions the nation has made to the world of aviation.


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  • ANALYSIS: Rolls-Royce harvests a decade of research for new engine projects

    News | 01 Oct 2014 14:06 | Murdo Morrison

    ​As Rolls-Royce prepares to build and begin testing next year its seventh member of the Trent family – the 7000 for the Airbus A330neo – it is harvesting the fruits of a decade’s worth of research and development projects into two studies that could form the basis for a new generation of widebody – and even possibly narrowbody – engines in the 2020s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Rolls-Royce-harvests-a-decade-of-research-for-new-engine-projects-404038/
  • ANALYSIS: From vision to world's most successful commercial engine: 40 years of CFM

    News | 29 Sep 2014 10:07 | Murdo Morrison

    ​It began with a casual encounter in Paris and has flourished into a 40-year marriage with a prodigiously successful offspring. CFM International – the union between the USA’s General Electric and France’s Snecma – is heading towards production of its 30,000th engine. But the joint venture’s start, back in the 1970s, was stuttering. The first years of the transatlantic relationship were fraught with cultural and language challenges, questions over the structure of the enterprise, and concerns within the US administration over transfer of sensitive military technology.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-From-vision-to-worlds-most-successful-commercial-engine-40-years-of-CFM-403417/
  • FLYERS OF SCOTLAND: Scotland's top 10 contributions to aviation

    News | 19 Sep 2014 15:14 | Murdo Morrison

    Following the Scottish vote on independence on 18 September, Flightglobal celebrates 10 contributions the nation has made to the world of aviation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FLYERS-OF-SCOTLAND-Scotlands-top-10-contributions-to-aviation-403912/
  • Qatar Airways chief sets out concerns with 787 reliability

    News | 18 Sep 2014 17:31 | Murdo Morrison

    Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker says the airline’s issues with its Boeing 787s are over “software, electrical panels and slats”.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qatar-Airways-chief-sets-out-concerns-with-787-reliability-403877/
  • Al Baker complains of "serious issues" with 787

    News | 17 Sep 2014 04:11 | Murdo Morrison

    Qatar Airways has "serious issues" with its fleet of 787-8s, chief executive Akbar Al Baker says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Al-Baker-complains-of-serious-issues-with-787-403758/
  • Al Baker says Lufthansa's problems are "self-inflicted"

    News | 17 Sep 2014 04:08 | Murdo Morrison

    Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker says Lufthansa’s campaign to stop the Gulf carrier increasing its presence in Germany will not help the flag-carrier improve its financial fortunes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Al-Baker-says-Lufthansas-problems-are-self-inflicted-403773/