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  • Airbus pushes for UK maritime patrol contest


    ​One of the potential bidders for a future UK maritime patrol aircraft requirement is calling on the Ministry of Defence to hold a competition, rather than “rush in” to a sole-source deal to buy Boeing’s 737-based P-8.


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  • Airbus pushes for UK maritime patrol contest

    News | 23 Jul 2014 14:30 | Craig Hoyle

    ​One of the potential bidders for a future UK maritime patrol aircraft requirement is calling on the Ministry of Defence to hold a competition, rather than “rush in” to a sole-source deal to buy Boeing’s 737-based P-8.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-pushes-for-UK-maritime-patrol-contest-401924/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Forget orders - M&A is the measure of a robust industry

    News | 07 Jul 2014 14:59 | Dan Thisdell

    Farnborough watchers love to count ­orders, which is understandable; the event, after all, is an “air show” – a comparatively glamorous category of trade exhibitions at which aircraft (as opposed to, say, machine tools or agricultural equipment) are placed on display in hope of attracting buyers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Forget-orders-MA-is-the-measure-of-a-robust-industry-400896/
  • AUVSI: Exelis unveils wide area sensor for UAV market

    News | 14 May 2014 15:56 | Stephen Trimble

    Exelis has launched a new wide-area, persistent surveillance system for commercial and military unmanned air vehicles (UAV) – the CorvusEye 1500.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Exelis-unveils-wide-area-sensor-for-UAV-market-399263/
  • SkyWest promotes Childs in management shuffle

    News | 12 May 2014 14:03 | Edward Russell

    ​Utah-based SkyWest Inc has promoted Russell “Chip” Childs to president, replacing Brad Rich who will become chief commercial officer.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SkyWest-promotes-Childs-in-management-shuffle-399156/
  • Boeing moves 1,000 more jobs out of Puget Sound

    News | 10 Apr 2014 17:54 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing announced on 10 April plans to move 1,000 jobs supporting in-service commercial aircraft from the Puget Sound area of Washington State to Southern California within 20 months.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-moves-1000-more-jobs-out-of-Puget-Sound-398140/
  • IN FOCUS: In aerospace M&A, 2014 looks sure to mark an upturn

    News | 25 Feb 2014 09:11 | Dan Thisdell

    ​For the past few years, aerospace has been a story of two industries: commercial (booming) and defence (cut, cut, cut). When it comes to mergers and acquisitions, that dichotomy is holding fast.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-In-aerospace-MA-2014-looks-sure-to-mark-an-upturn-396267/