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  • Icing led to Air France Fokker take-off crash: investigators


    French investigators have concluded that icing on the wings of an Air France Regional Fokker 100 contributed to a fatal departure accident at Pau nearly...


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  • EASA acts on Fokker jet wing-icing


    European regulators are mandating the fitting of on-ground wing leading-edge heating systems on Fokker 70s and Fokker...


  • Macedonian Airlines taking two ex-Nationwide 737-500s


    Macedonian Airlines taking two ex-Nationwide 737-500s


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  • EASA acts on Fokker jet wing-icing

    News | 22 Jan 2009 18:00 | Kieran Daly

    European regulators are mandating the fitting of on-ground wing leading-edge heating systems on Fokker 70s and Fokker 100s following a series of icing-related...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EASA-acts-on-Fokker-jet-wing-icing-321478/
  • Icing led to Air France Fokker take-off crash: investigators

    News | 31 Dec 2008 09:19 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    French investigators have concluded that icing on the wings of an Air France Regional Fokker 100 contributed to a fatal departure accident at Pau nearly...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Icing-led-to-Air-France-Fokker-take-off-crash-investigators-320577/
  • Macedonian Airlines taking two ex-Nationwide 737-500s

    News | 07 Aug 2008 14:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Macedonian Airlines taking two ex-Nationwide 737-500shttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Macedonian-Airlines-taking-two-ex-Nationwide-737-500s-310528/
  • Winkelmann plans expansion at germanwings

    News | 25 Sep 2007 10:26 | Brendan Sobie

    <P><STRONG>Germanwings’ chief Winkelmann is opting for expansion on home turf rather than looking abroad</STRONG></P> <P>Germanwings chief executive Thomas Winkelmann has bad news for airports trying to woo the low-cost carrier. Germanwings, he says, will stick to Germany and not open any overseas bases because there are plenty of opportunities to expand in its home market following the sale of dba, Condor and LTU to rival Air Berlin.</P> <P><IMG style="PADDING-RIGHT: 10px; FLOAT: left; PADDING-BOTTOM: 10px; OVERFLOW: auto; WIDTH: 200px; HEIGHT: 300px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=19528" border=0>“We’re the only pure low-cost carrier left in Germany,” he says. “Our home market is Germany and we want to grow with Germany.” </P> <P>He says germanwings is on pace to carry more than eight million passengers in 2007 and reach the 10 million passenger mark in 2009 – and can do this without any overseas bases. He points out Germany has a population of 80 million and Germans trahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Winkelmann-plans-expansion-at-germanwings-217057/
  • Serbian MiGs to be upgraded

    News | 09 Jan 2007 00:00 | Igor Bozinovski

    <P>The Serbian defence ministry signed a $24 million contract with Russia's RSK MiG on 23 December for the overhaul and modernisation of four MiG-29 fighters and one MiG-29UB trainer assigned to its air force's 101st fighter squadron.</P> <P>Work on the first two aircraft is scheduled for completion by October, with another two to be delivered by the end of this year and the fifth to be returned to service in 2008. While the extent of the upgrade has not been revealed, it is expected to include the installation of NATO and International Civil Aviation Organisation-compatible communication, navigation and identification equipment required to enable the aircraft to participate in multinational exercises under NATO's Partnership for Peace framework.</P> <P>The Serbian government unveiled the plans last September, when it allocated €30 million ($39.5 million) for the MiG-29 upgrade and the overhaul of one Antonov An-26, five Mil Mi-8/17 transport helicopters and two Mi-24 assault helicophttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Serbian-MiGs-to-be-upgraded-211398/
  • Defence in brief: 11 July 2006

    News | 10 Jul 2006 23:00

    <P><STRONG>Gripen upgrade</STRONG></P> <P>Saab, as a partner in the Swedish JAS industry group, has received an SKr1 billion ($136 million) order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration covering continued development of the Gripen fighter. The order covers software upgrades and other work that will be performed at Saab Aerosystems and Saab Aerotech in Linköping as well as at Saab Avitronics in Järfälla and Kista.</P> <P><STRONG>Delilah demo</STRONG></P> <P>Israel Military Industries (IMI) is developing ground- and ship-launched versions of its Delilah cruise missile. A helicopter-launched version has already been demonstrated on a US Navy helicopter. The Delilah is capable of loitering over its target area, can receive post-launch target location updates, and has a range of 250km (135nm).</P> <P><STRONG>Romanian F-16s?</STRONG></P> <P>Romania is discussing with Belgium the possible purchase of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters to upgrade its ageing air force, says Romanian dehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Defence-in-brief-11-July-2006-207733/