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  • Predator training base sees rising demand for services


    ​Predator squadron commanders at Holloman AFB in New Mexico, the air force's primary training base for what it prefers to call remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) crews, are aware that demand for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-1 Predator pilots may wane in coming years.


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  • AIRSHOW CHINA: Thai agriculture ministry signs LOI for 10 MA60s


    Thailand’s agriculture ministry intends to order 10 Xian Aircraft MA60 turboprops, which will used them for cloud...


  • Euronaval: Italian Hero prepares for JARUS testing


    ​Sistemi Dinamici’s SD-150 Hero rotary unmanned air vehicle is preparing to undergo testing in the Czech Republic in...


  • Predator training base sees rising demand for services


    ​Predator squadron commanders at Holloman AFB in New Mexico, the air force's primary training base for what it prefers...


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  • MDT closes turboprop sale and leasebacks with DAC Aviation

    News | 19 Nov 2014 17:24 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​East Africa’s DAC Aviation has closed a sale and leaseback agreement with UK-based financier MDT for seven Bombardier Dash8 aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MDT-closes-turboprop-sale-and-leasebacks-with-DAC-Aviation-406262/
  • Dispute over Emirates fourth Johannesburg frequency

    News | 17 Nov 2014 16:53 | Kerry Reals

    ​Urgent bilateral talks are taking place between South Africa and the UAE over a disputed fourth daily Dubai-Johannesburg frequency which the South African department of transport says was “unduly granted” to Emirates.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dispute-over-Emirates-fourth-Johannesburg-frequency-406167/
  • Qantas, China Eastern to forge joint venture

    News | 17 Nov 2014 06:51 | Ellis Taylor

    Qantas and China Eastern Airlines will seek authority for a joint venture that would cover their services between Australia and China.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qantas-China-Eastern-to-forge-joint-venture-406141/
  • Fastjet's pan-African ambitions get Zambia and Uganda boost

    News | 14 Nov 2014 09:07 | Graham Dunn

    ​Fastjet has been boosted in efforts to expand its operations across Africa after securing an air services permit for its planned Zambian operation and fifth freedom rights for its Tanzanian operation to fly onward connections from Uganda.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fastjets-pan-African-ambitions-get-Zambia-and-Uganda-boost-406081/
  • ALTA: Boeing on the march in Latin America

    News | 13 Nov 2014 15:25 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Latin America has traditionally been a rich hunting ground for Boeing, but life has become more difficult recently after a concerted drive by Airbus to gain market share. The scales are tipping in favour of the European rival – certainly in the booming single-aisle sector – but Seattle is working flat out to redress the balance.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ALTA-Boeing-on-the-march-in-Latin-America-405775/
  • ALTA: Avianca plans order for 'hundreds' of new narrowbodies

    News | 13 Nov 2014 14:25 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Latin American airline group Avianca plans to place an order for "hundreds" of new narrowbodies, and is studying the Boeing 737 Max and Airbus A320neo families.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ALTA-Avianca-plans-order-for-hundreds-of-new-narrowbodies-406025/