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  • PICTURE: Comac on verge of starting C919 final assembly

    News | 02 Sep 2014 02:01 | Mavis Toh

    Comac is expecting to start final assembly of its first C919 flight test aircraft at the end of the month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Comac-on-verge-of-starting-C919-final-assembly-403224/
  • PICTURE: Comac gears up on C919 iron bird work

    News | 02 Sep 2014 01:58 | Mavis Toh

    Comac has installed over 90% of the necessary structures and systems on the C919 iron bird test rig, as it works towards an end-2015 first flight target for its narrowbody programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Comac-gears-up-on-C919-iron-bird-work-403223/
  • Gulfstream issues service bulletin on gust locks after fatal GIV crash

    News | 01 Sep 2014 14:49 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Initial reports into a 31 May fatal Gulfstream GIV crash in Bedford, Massachusetts has led the airframer to issue a service bulletin warning pilots to ensure the flying control gust locks are not engaged before the start of the take-off run.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gulfstream-issues-service-bulletin-on-gust-locks-after-fatal-GIV-crash-403014/
  • RAF's first A400M Atlas completes maiden flight

    News | 01 Sep 2014 14:02 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Royal Air Force is a step closer to receiving its first Airbus Defence and Space A400M Atlas airlifter after the aircraft made its maiden flight in Spain on 30 August.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAFs-first-A400M-Atlas-completes-maiden-flight-403215/
  • Israel shoots down Syrian UAV

    News | 01 Sep 2014 13:54 | Arie Egozi

    ​The Israeli air force (IAF) shot down a Syrian air force unmanned air vehicle (UAV) when it entered Israeli airspace on 31 August, local sources have revealed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israel-shoots-down-Syrian-UAV-403214/
  • ANALYSIS: Galileo 'on track' despite launch trouble

    News | 01 Sep 2014 13:46 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Europe’s bid to establish its own satellite navigation system suffered a setback with the failure of a Soyuz launcher to put into their assigned orbits the fifth and sixth spacecraft in what is to be a 30-satellite constellation. But both the European Space Agency and European Commission remain confident that the programme remains on track to provide essentially full services from 24 satellites from 2017 and to have the complete, 30-satellite constellation – including six orbiting spares – flying in 2020.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Galileo-on-track-despite-launch-trouble-403019/
  • MH370: Satphone data points to earlier southern turn

    News | 01 Sep 2014 07:52 | Ellis Taylor

    Data from a failed phone call to the Boeing 777-200ER that went missing while operating flight MH370 on 8 March is pointing towards the aircraft turning south earlier than thought.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MH370-Satphone-data-points-to-earlier-southern-turn-403196/
  • Lion Air crew castigated in Bali crash final report

    News | 01 Sep 2014 07:46 | Greg Waldron

    The final report into the crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737-800 aircraft on short finals to land at Denpasar's Ngurah Rai International airport on 13 April 2013 has identified several safety issues around the skill of the pilots and the carrier's emergency response procedures.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lion-Air-crew-castigated-in-Bali-crash-final-report-403198/
  • PICTURE: Xiamen Airlines takes delivery of first 787-8

    News | 01 Sep 2014 02:02 | Greg Waldron

    Xiamen Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-8 aircraft, making it the third Chinese carrier to receive the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Xiamen-Airlines-takes-delivery-of-first-787-8-403182/
  • US military seeking replacement V-22 engines

    News | 29 Aug 2014 20:24 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US military has put out a call for drop-in replacement engines to power all variants of its Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-military-seeking-replacement-V-22-engines-403177/
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