Other News for Nomads

  • Gippsland approaches certification for GA8 Airvan utility


    Australian general aviation manufacturer Gippsland Aeronautics is expecting to receive Civil Aviation...


  • Gipplsand Aeronautics to restart production of upgraded Nomad aircraft


    <P>Australian general aviation manufacturer <A href="">Gippsland Aeronautics</A> has purchased the certificate of type...


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  • Philippine air force plans new transports deal

    News | 22 Feb 2010 13:00 | Leithen Francis

    The Philippine air force is looking to follow a decision on eight utility helicopters by also acquiring a Lockheed Martin C-130H and three smaller transports ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Philippine-air-force-plans-new-transports-deal-338650/
  • Niche benefits

    News | 02 Nov 2009 12:00 | Günter Endres

    During the summer, France-based GECI International marked a new phase in its aim to maintain a presence in the light utility twin-turboprop markethttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Niche-benefits-334213/
  • Gippsland approaches certification for GA8 Airvan utility

    News | 04 Feb 2009 06:00 | Emma Kelly

    Australian general aviation manufacturer Gippsland Aeronautics is expecting to receive Civil Aviation...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gippsland-approaches-certification-for-GA8-Airvan-utility-322007/
  • Gipplsand Aeronautics to restart production of upgraded Nomad aircraft

    News | 18 Jun 2008 00:30 | Emma Kelly

    <P>Australian general aviation manufacturer <A href="">Gippsland Aeronautics</A> has purchased the certificate of type for the Nomad aircraft from <A href="http://www.boeing.com.au/Home.do;jsessionid=C51FD5F4AE2813DC5BA33647C873782B">Boeing&nbsp;Australia</A> and is in negotiations with potential partners to restart production of an upgraded version, dubbed the next-generation Nomad.</P> <P>The Nomad is a twin-turboprop, high-wing, short-field takeoff and landing aircraft that was designed and produced by the former Australian Government Aircraft Factory (GAF) in the late 1960s. </P> <P>The aircraft was designed as a multi-role transport aircraft for civil and military use, with the short-fuselage N22 carrying 13 passengers and the long-fuselage N24 seating 17 passengers.</P> <P>The first prototypes flew in 1971 and around 170 aircraft were built before production ceased in 1984 after safety concerns following numerous crashes that resulted in 56 deaths. A total of 54 Nomads are sthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gipplsand-Aeronautics-to-restart-production-of-upgraded-Nomad-aircraft-224585/
  • Nomad must find new home

    News | 08 May 2007 14:11

    The Australian-built Nomad utility twin turboprop will face permanent grounding next month if the Australian government and Boeing-owned Aerospace Technologies of Australia (ASTA) fail to identify a buyer for the aircraft's manufacturing rights and type certificate.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Nomad-must-find-new-home-213721/
  • MIAT aims for Frankfurt and eyes An-24 replacement

    News | 25 Sep 2002 06:08 | David Fullbrook

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB>MIAT Mongolian Airlines is aiming to launch non-stop Frankfurt services from Ulan Baator possibly followed by Hong Kong next year, and replace its Antonov An-24 domestic fleet in 2004.</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB>Frankfurt will initially be served weekly using an Airbus A310-300 from 1 January if no hitches arise, Mongolian’s IT and system supply director Bat-Erdene said on the sidelines of reservations system provider Abacus’ annual airlines conference in Bangkok.</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB>Hong Kong could be added next if charter flights being considered for next summer prove profitable. Its extensive Asian and global connections make it very attractive, says Bat-Erdene, who like some Mongolians only gives one name.</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB>Tourists fill most seats on MIAT’s flights to Beijing, Seouhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MIAT-aims-for-Frankfurt-and-eyes-An-24-replacement-262562/