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  • General aviation market sends mixed signals in Q2

    News | 31 Jul 2015 20:06 | Stephen Trimble

    The market sent mixed signals to the general and business aviation sector in the second quarter, as the total number of fixed-wing aircraft deliveries declined but overall sales inched higher compared to the same period last year, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced on 31 July.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/General-aviation-market-sends-mixed-signals-in-Q2-415289/
  • First operational F-35 squadron declared ready for combat

    News | 31 Jul 2015 18:09 | James Drew

    ​The Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has achieved initial operational capability with the US Marine Corps 14 years after the fifth-generation combat jet entered development and five years after its original IOC target of 2010.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/First-operational-F-35-squadron-declared-ready-for-combat-415284/
  • ANALYSIS: ​Why Airbus has set up shop in Silicon Valley

    News | 31 Jul 2015 15:00 | Stephen Trimble

    If failing correctly can be considered a strategic business skill, Silicon Valley may have a lot to teach the aerospace industry – most recently Airbus Group.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Why-Airbus-has-set-up-shop-in-Silicon-Valley-415126/
  • Israeli UAV performed air strike, Syrian media claims

    News | 31 Jul 2015 11:50 | Arie Egozi

    Local media reports claim that Israel conducted another "phantom attack" on the Syrian Golan Heights on 29 July, killing three militants from the Popular Resistance Committees: a group loyal to Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israeli-UAV-performed-air-strike-Syrian-media-claims-415261/
  • VIDEO: Sense and avoid system offered for recreational UAVs

    News | 31 Jul 2015 10:46 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Panoptes Systems has introduced a sense and avoid capability for recreational unmanned air vehicles that offers protection over the intellectual property of hobbyist users.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Sense-and-avoid-system-offered-for-recreational-UAVs-415218/
  • First two Danish Seahawks near completion

    News | 31 Jul 2015 10:43 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The first two Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk helicopters destined for the Royal Danish Navy have arrived at the former’s Owego, New York site, where they will undergo mission system integration ahead of a planned delivery to the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation in 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/First-two-Danish-Seahawks-near-completion-415256/
  • Airbus still aiming for A320 rate-hike decision this year

    News | 31 Jul 2015 10:38 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Airbus is still aiming to reach a decision by the end of this year on a possible further production rate increase for the A320 line.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-still-aiming-for-A320-rate-hike-decision-this-year-415260/
  • Certification trials under way for modernised L-410

    News | 31 Jul 2015 10:21 | Tom Zaitsev

    Czech manufacturer Aircraft Industries has started certification trials of its modernised Let L-410 19-seat commuter turboprop.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Certification-trials-under-way-for-modernised-L-410-415255/
  • Airbus to display A350 at Moscow air show

    News | 31 Jul 2015 08:09 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus is to display one of the flight-test A350-900 aircraft at the MAKS Moscow air show next month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-to-display-A350-at-Moscow-air-show-415250/
  • ANALYSIS: Rolls-Royce readies for Trent XWB-97 flight test on A380

    News | 31 Jul 2015 07:50 | Murdo Morrison

    ​A year after it powered to life for the first time in a concrete-walled test cell, the engine for the largest variant of the Airbus A350 will any day now be departing Rolls-Royce’s factory in Derby, and making its way by road and sea to Toulouse, where early in October it is set to make its maiden sortie on Airbus’s A380 flying testbed. Six to nine months and 120h of testing later, the Trent XWB-97 – exclusive powerplant for the A350-1000 – should fly on that aircraft for the first time, ahead of the type’s service entry in 2017.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Rolls-Royce-readies-for-Trent-XWB-97-flight-test-on-A380-414994/
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