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  • OPINION: The trials and tribulations of Canada's procurement process

    News | 29 May 2015 16:42 | Flight International

    ​In a country as wild – and in parts inhospitable – as Canada, and with a coastline that stretches far up into the Arctic, a fleet of search and rescue aircraft as rugged as the landscape is vital.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-The-trials-and-tribulations-of-Canadas-procurement-process-412853/
  • A330-based Beluga to have larger cross-section

    News | 29 May 2015 14:21 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus’s new A330-based high-capacity transport, designed to replace the A300-600ST Beluga fleet, will provide a 12% increase in payload.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A330-based-Beluga-to-have-larger-cross-section-412896/
  • UPDATE: DOD wants to block-buy 450 F-35 jets from Lockheed

    News | 29 May 2015 14:07 | James Drew

    The Pentagon says it has enough confidence in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme to start planning for a three-year block buy that would purchase about 450 jets from prime contractor Lockheed Martin.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UPDATE-DOD-wants-to-block-buy-450-F-35-jets-from-Lockheed-412894/
  • Airbus likely to take A320 rate hike decision this year: Bregier

    News | 29 May 2015 13:35 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus is likely to make a decision this year on a further production rate increase for the A320 family, as chief executive Fabrice Bregier suggested that a hike would be inevitable.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-likely-to-take-A320-rate-hike-decision-this-year-Bregier-412891/
  • Airbus combining A380 crew rests to fit additional seats

    News | 29 May 2015 13:01 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus is developing a combined crew rest for the A380 as part of its efforts to increase seating capacity on the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-combining-A380-crew-rests-to-fit-additional-seats-412889/
  • Low-cost legends: the Top 10 most-popular budget carriers

    News | 29 May 2015 10:08 | Craig Hoyle

    ​In the week that Ryanair reported a net profit of $1.08 billion against revenues totalling $7.05 billion in 2014, our Top 10 looks at the global stars of the low-cost and leisure carrier sectors. Our data is drawn from a feature in the newly-published June issue of Airline Business, with the figures referring to the number of passengers flown within the 12-month period and the year-on-year percentage change.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Low-cost-legends-the-Top-10-most-popular-budget-carriers-412865/
  • ​Boeing confident on Leap and 737 Max performance promises

    News | 29 May 2015 09:22 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Boeing's top salesman is confident the CFM International Leap-1B will meet its performance targets, ensuring that the 737 Max will satisfy all the promises made to customers about the re-engined twinjet's efficiency.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-confident-on-Leap-and-737-Max-performance-promises-412883/
  • ​Saab sees subs driving MPA demand in Southeast Asia

    News | 29 May 2015 09:13 | Greg Waldron

    Saab continues to see interest in Southeast Asia for maritime surveillance and patrol aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saab-sees-subs-driving-MPA-demand-in-Southeast-Asia-412884/
  • UAV test range established at Taranto-Grottaglie airport

    News | 28 May 2015 17:21 | Beth Stevenson

    ​An unmanned air vehicle test range has been established at Taranto-Grottaglie general aviation airport in Italy to allow industry to test its systems safely over land and sea and support research and development.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UAV-test-range-established-at-Taranto-Grottaglie-airport-412846/
  • Embraer mulls Canada SAR bid with KC-390

    News | 28 May 2015 17:17 | Dominic Perry

    An initial two firms – Alenia Aermacchi and Airbus Defence & Space – have confirmed their participation in Canada’s nascent fixed-wing search and rescue (FWSAR) contest, but these could soon be joined by Brazil’s Embraer, after it indicated that was giving serious consideration to bidding.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-mulls-Canada-SAR-bid-with-KC-390-412840/
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