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  • Canada will purchase fifth C-17

    News | 19 Dec 2014 19:57 | Dan Parsons

    ​Canada officially has plans to purchase a fifth Boeing C-17 strategic airlifter, a move that will extend the overall service life of the fleet by at least seven years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Canada-will-purchase-fifth-C-17-407340/
  • PICTURES: MQ-8B Fire Scout flies off USCG cutter

    News | 19 Dec 2014 17:51 | Beth Stevenson

    ​A recent trial saw the Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned air vehicle demonstrate its ability to operate from a US Coast Guard vessel during a flight test on-board the USCGC Bertholf cutter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-MQ-8B-Fire-Scout-flies-off-USCG-cutter-407336/
  • NATO trio could pool A330 tanker fleet

    News | 19 Dec 2014 17:49 | Craig Hoyle

    ​A consortium of NATO nations could acquire a four-strong fleet of Airbus A330 multi-role tanker/transports, the European Defence Agency has announced.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NATO-trio-could-pool-A330-tanker-fleet-407333/
  • Russian air force takes first modernised Tupolev bombers

    News | 19 Dec 2014 16:30 | Dominic Perry

    ​Russia’s air force has today received the first examples of a number of modernised strategic bombers – a Tu-160M and Tu-95MSs - following upgrade work performed by manufacturer Tupolev.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russian-air-force-takes-first-modernised-Tupolev-bombers-407325/
  • MISSING IN ACTION: 10 Famous aircraft disappearance mysteries

    News | 19 Dec 2014 16:06 | David Learmount

    A list of aircraft incidents that still pose a conundrum to the industryhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MISSING-IN-ACTION-10-Famous-aircraft-disappearance-mysteries-407269/
  • Embraer KC-390 will fly in January

    News | 19 Dec 2014 16:03 | Dan Parsons

    ​Embraer has scheduled the first flight of the KC-390 aerial refueling tanker for early January.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-KC-390-will-fly-in-January-407328/
  • Airbus validates sharklet retrofit for older A320s

    News | 19 Dec 2014 14:58 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus is expecting to produce 20 sharklet wing-tip retrofit kits monthly, with the first to be completed in the second quarter of next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-validates-sharklet-retrofit-for-older-A320s-407321/
  • Airbus Helicopters boss confirms X4 'power on'

    News | 19 Dec 2014 10:32 | Dominic Perry

    ​Development activities on the new Airbus Helicopters X4 programme appear to be accelerating ahead of formal launch of the medium-class rotorcraft in March next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-Helicopters-boss-confirms-X4-power-on-407308/
  • FORECAST: ​Did we get it right in 2014?

    News | 19 Dec 2014 09:47

    ​Just to keep ourselves honest, here's our scorecard from last year's forecastshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FORECAST-Did-we-get-it-right-in-2014-407208/
  • Unidentified customers order 30 737s, six 777s

    News | 18 Dec 2014 16:28

    ​Boeing booked new orders for 30 737s and six 777 from one or more unidentified buyers during the week that ended on 16 December.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Unidentified-customers-order-30-737s-six-777s-407276/
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