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  • ANALYSIS: Rolls-Royce harvests a decade of research for new engine projects

    News | 01 Oct 2014 14:06 | Murdo Morrison

    ​As Rolls-Royce prepares to build and begin testing next year its seventh member of the Trent family – the 7000 for the Airbus A330neo – it is harvesting the fruits of a decade’s worth of research and development projects into two studies that could form the basis for a new generation of widebody – and even possibly narrowbody – engines in the 2020s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Rolls-Royce-harvests-a-decade-of-research-for-new-engine-projects-404038/
  • Hexcel to build new composites plant for Airbus and CFM contracts

    News | 01 Oct 2014 09:47 | Dan Thisdell

    Carbonfibre materials specialist Hexcel is to cement its relationship with Airbus via a $250 million investment in production and quality control facilities at Roussillon in France.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Hexcel-to-build-new-composites-plant-for-Airbus-and-CFM-contracts-404300/
  • Airbus aims to line-fit A350 with lithium battery from 2016

    News | 30 Sep 2014 11:14 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Airbus is to work towards offering a lithium battery as the line-fit standard for its A350-900 from 2016, following certification of the type with nickel-cadmium cells.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-aims-to-line-fit-A350-with-lithium-battery-from-2016-404288/
  • EASA certifies A350-900

    News | 30 Sep 2014 10:34 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Airbus has secured European certification for the A350-900 following a 15-month flight-test campaign comprising more than 2,600h.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EASA-certifies-A350-900-404287/
  • PICTURES: A350s fly in formation ahead of certification

    News | 29 Sep 2014 11:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    All five aircraft in the Airbus A350-900 test fleet have taken part in a formation flight, ahead of certification of the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-A350s-fly-in-formation-ahead-of-certification-404236/
  • ANALYSIS: From vision to world's most successful commercial engine: 40 years of CFM

    News | 29 Sep 2014 10:07 | Murdo Morrison

    ​It began with a casual encounter in Paris and has flourished into a 40-year marriage with a prodigiously successful offspring. CFM International – the union between the USA’s General Electric and France’s Snecma – is heading towards production of its 30,000th engine. But the joint venture’s start, back in the 1970s, was stuttering. The first years of the transatlantic relationship were fraught with cultural and language challenges, questions over the structure of the enterprise, and concerns within the US administration over transfer of sensitive military technology.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-From-vision-to-worlds-most-successful-commercial-engine-40-years-of-CFM-403417/
  • ​Air Berlin cancels 787 order

    News | 26 Sep 2014 15:38

    Air Berlin has cancelled all 15 of its on-order Boeing 787s, along with 18 737s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Berlin-cancels-787-order-404197/
  • Macquarie orders up to 50 CS300s

    News | 26 Sep 2014 12:14 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The leasing arm of Macquarie AirFinance has signed a firm order for 40 Bombardier CS300 aircraft for delivery between 2017 and 2019.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Macquarie-orders-up-to-50-CS300s-404185/
  • Turkish Technic seals Honeywell deal for 737 APU support

    News | 26 Sep 2014 09:42

    Turkish Airlines' MRO arm has expanded its partnership with Honeywell Aerospace to cover depot-level MRO services across the US manufacturer's 131-9B auxiliary power units on Boeing 737 narrowbodies.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Turkish-Technic-seals-Honeywell-deal-for-737-APU-support-404178/
  • Austrian picks Ameco Beijing for 767, 777 C-checks

    News | 26 Sep 2014 03:35 | Firdaus Hashim

    Austrian Airlines has chosen Ameco Beijing to conduct C-checks on four Boeing 767-300ERs and two 777-200ERs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Austrian-picks-Ameco-Beijing-for-767-777-C-checks-404171/
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