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  • Certification nears for SAR-roled AW189

    News | 28 Nov 2014 12:01 | Dominic Perry

    ​AgustaWestland anticipates receiving certification from EASA for the search and rescue (SAR) variant of the AW189 in the coming weeks.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Certification-nears-for-SAR-roled-AW189-406554/
  • UK RAF welcomes first A400M to Brize Norton

    News | 27 Nov 2014 17:41 | Craig Hoyle

    The UK Royal Air Force has welcomed its first Airbus A400M Atlas tactical transport for training use, as the service makes preparations to stand up its first operational squadron with the type early next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-RAF-welcomes-first-A400M-to-Brize-Norton-406543/
  • Dassault to built new Falcon MRO facility in Bordeaux

    News | 27 Nov 2014 13:54 | Kate Sarsfield

    Dassault is to build a heavy maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at its Bordeaux-Mérignac facility in southwest France, dedicated to supporting its Falcon 5X, 7X and 8X business jet fleet. The 7,200m2 (77,500ft2) plant will be erected on a parcel of land adjacent to Dassault’s Falcon final assembly base. Scheduled for completion in mid-2016, the facility will accommodate up to six of the large cabin and long-range twin and tri-engined jets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dassault-to-built-new-Falcon-MRO-facility-in-Bordeaux-406532/
  • A350 training wins industry approval

    News | 27 Nov 2014 13:10 | David Learmount

    ​As Airbus A350 launch customer Qatar Airways prepares to put its aircraft into service next month, Toulouse, France-based Airbus Training sees its revolutionary “learning by discovery” pilot and engineer type-rating training system being put to the test for the first time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A350-training-wins-industry-approval-406533/
  • In-service report: How good is the 787?

    News | 26 Nov 2014 15:09

    ​Flightglobal should have published this Boeing 787 in-service report about 18 months ago.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/In-service-report-How-good-is-the-787-406475/
  • Predator B demonstrates ability to automatically avoid air traffic

    News | 26 Nov 2014 14:30 | Dan Parsons

    ​General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has come a step closer to developing a viable sense and avoid (SAA) system for unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), a major requirement for UAVs to share the US national airspace with manned aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Predator-B-demonstrates-ability-to-automatically-avoid-air-traffic-406464/
  • UK defence helicopter training bid detail emerges

    News | 26 Nov 2014 13:09 | Dominic Perry

    ​Three bidders – and three different aircraft manufacturers – are in the running to supply a new fleet of helicopters for use by the UK armed forces under the Military Flight Training System (MFTS) programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-defence-helicopter-training-bid-detail-emerges-406497/
  • OPINION: Typhoon radar deal to revive European dogfight

    News | 26 Nov 2014 09:31

    ​Last week was a pretty good one for two of Europe’s remaining fighter manufacturers, as the continent’s four Eurofighter nations at last committed real money to provide the Typhoon with a new-generation radar, and as Saab received strong and long-term backing from new customer Brazil.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Typhoon-radar-deal-to-revive-European-dogfight-406452/
  • Piaggio to offer interior retrofit for Avanti II

    News | 26 Nov 2014 08:52 | Kate Sarsfield

    Piaggio Aerospace is planning to launch an interior retrofit package for P180 Avanti II early next year to give a new lease of life to the twin-engined turboprop, the first examples of which entered service in 2005.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Piaggio-to-offer-interior-retrofit-for-Avanti-II-406477/
  • Airbus touts UAV-based surveillance package for disaster relief

    News | 26 Nov 2014 08:42 | Beth Stevenson

    Airbus Defence & Space is planning to offer a high-altitude unmanned air vehicle-based surveillance capability for disaster relief, using a variety of systems that it is in the process of finalising.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-touts-UAV-based-surveillance-package-for-disaster-relief-406484/
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