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  • Embraer's role grows in Brazilian Gripen programme

    News | 31 Jul 2014 17:26 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Embraer confirms the company’s role in Brazil’s F-X fighter programme has expanded since the air force awarded the $4.5 billion contract to Saab to deliver 36 Gripen NG fighters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraers-role-grows-in-Brazilian-Gripen-programme-402272/
  • Bombardier links Learjet 85 schedule to priority review

    News | 31 Jul 2014 16:03 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Bombardier is now linking an internal debate over the entry into service date of the Learjet 85 to a wide-ranging review of priorities that includes the flight test programmes of the Global 7000 and 8000.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bombardier-links-Learjet-85-schedule-to-priority-review-402261/
  • Airbus Helicopters launches reduced weight EC145

    News | 31 Jul 2014 13:46 | Dominic Perry

    ​Airbus Helicopters has quietly launched a new reduced weight variant of its EC145 light-twin aimed at the fire-fighting and aerial work segments.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-Helicopters-launches-reduced-weight-EC145-402258/
  • Bombardier may query P&W on CSeries engine fix

    News | 31 Jul 2014 12:49 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Bombardier may seek more information before accepting Pratt & Whitney's proposed solution to the engine malfunction that has kept the CSeries flight test fleet grounded for two months, executives say.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bombardier-may-query-PW-on-CSeries-engine-fix-402254/
  • Italy ponders Hammerhead UAV as Predator replacement

    News | 31 Jul 2014 10:07 | Luca Peruzzi

    ​Italy is evaluating the Piaggio Aero P.1HH Hammerhead unmanned air vehicle (UAV) as a likely replacement for its air force's fleet of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator As from later this decade.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Italy-ponders-Hammerhead-UAV-as-Predator-replacement-402246/
  • FAA proposes S-92 oil pump failure prevention mandate

    News | 31 Jul 2014 09:50 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed to mandate a series of actions that are already recommended by Sikorsky aimed at preventing a main gear box oil pump failure from causing an S-92 helicopter to crash.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-proposes-S-92-oil-pump-failure-prevention-mandate-402245/
  • USAF debates future fighter requirement

    News | 31 Jul 2014 09:39 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The next generation of weapons technology that replaces the Lockheed Martin F-22 and F-35 may not be a single-seater or even a fighter, but the end result should have a deeper magazine, says the retiring head of the US Air Force’s Air Combat Command (ACC).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-debates-future-fighter-requirement-402243/
  • F-35B passes wet runway and crosswind tests

    News | 31 Jul 2014 02:51 | Greg Waldron

    ​The Lockheed Martin F-35B has completed wet runway and crosswind testing, which comprised 37 missions over a 41 day period using aircraft BF-4.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/F-35B-passes-wet-runway-and-crosswind-tests-402229/
  • OSHKOSH: New ADS-B options, but old scepticism

    News | 30 Jul 2014 19:16 | Stephen Trimble

    A surfeit of new hardware options announced at the EAA Airventure fly-in did little to satisfy general aviation (GA) aircraft owner concerns about the cost and feasibility of a 2020 mandate to equip the national fleet with new air traffic surveillance systems.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-New-ADS-B-options-but-old-scepticism-402215/
  • Boeing to assemble 787-10 in South Carolina

    News | 30 Jul 2014 17:17 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Boeing will conduct final assembly of the 787-10 at its facility in North Charleston, South Carolina beginning in 2017.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-to-assemble-787-10-in-South-Carolina-402207/
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