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  • PICTURE: Airbus brings A350 on Asian demonstration tour

    News | 18 Nov 2014 02:14 | Firdaus Hashim

    Airbus has deployed one of its A350-900 aircraft on a demonstration tour to five Asian countries, starting from 17 November.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Airbus-brings-A350-on-Asian-demonstration-tour-406176/
  • UK's first A400M arrives at Brize Norton home

    News | 17 Nov 2014 22:46 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force's first of an eventual 22 Airbus A400M tactical transports has touched down at its Brize Norton air base, having been accepted from the company's Defence & Space business unit in Seville, Spain.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UKs-first-A400M-arrives-at-Brize-Norton-home-406173/
  • Boeing resumes 787-8 ecoDemonstrator flights

    News | 17 Nov 2014 21:35 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing has launched the latest round of ecoDemonstrator testing using a 787-8 flight test aircraft loaded with 25 new technologies.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-resumes-787-8-ecoDemonstrator-flights-406172/
  • ​Brazilian Navy restarts KC-2 Turbo Trader contract

    News | 17 Nov 2014 20:31 | Felipe Salles

    A contract amendment signed on 7 November by the Brazilian navy's directorate of aeronautics and Marsh Aviation revives a long-delayed programme to refurbish and re-engine four ex-US Navy Grumman S-2 Trackers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brazilian-Navy-restarts-KC-2-Turbo-Trader-contract-406169/
  • British Army praises performance of Watchkeeper during debut deployment

    News | 17 Nov 2014 18:23 | Beth Stevenson

    ​A leading figure in the British Army’s unmanned air vehicles operations has praised the first deployment of the force’s new Elbit Systems/Thales WK450 Watchkeeper system, during which it was involved in three-way UAV operations to offer cueing and intelligence to the US Marine Corps in Afghanistan.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/British-Army-praises-performance-of-Watchkeeper-during-debut-deployment-406159/
  • Italy describes desires for upgraded Reaper fleet

    News | 17 Nov 2014 18:23 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Italian air force has confirmed that it is in the process of acquiring the Rafael Reccelite reconnaissance pod and has its sights sets on the Selex ES Seaspray 7500E radar to upgrade its fleet of General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Italy-describes-desires-for-upgraded-Reaper-fleet-406165/
  • Airbus starts A330 Beluga development

    News | 17 Nov 2014 15:15 | Michael Gubisch

    ​Airbus has launched the development of an A330-based successor for its five-strong A300-600ST Beluga transport fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-starts-A330-Beluga-development-406160/
  • ANALYSIS: Flightglobal investigates three-year 787-8 in-service saga

    News | 17 Nov 2014 13:13 | Stephen Trimble

    This investigation was supposed to have been published about 1.5 years ago. It's been slightly longer than three years since Boeing 787-8 launch customer All Nippon Airways launched revenue service with a charter flight from Tokyo-Narita to Hong Kong.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Flightglobal-investigates-three-year-787-8-in-service-saga-406041/
  • Israeli C-130Js stretch legs for air force

    News | 17 Nov 2014 12:10 | Arie Egozi

    ​The Israeli air force is adding the newly introduced Lockheed Martin C-130J to its long-range operational capabilities, having recently performed a proving flight that helped to develop its tactics for using the "Samson".http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israeli-C-130Js-stretch-legs-for-air-force-406131/
  • ANALYSIS: Airlines satisfied with 787 engines despite efficiency miss

    News | 17 Nov 2014 09:33 | Stephen Trimble

    ​If one of today’s market fashions becomes permanent, the Boeing 787 could be the last commercial widebody aircraft that offers buyers a choice of an engine supplier: the GE Aviation GEnx-1B or the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Airlines-satisfied-with-787-engines-despite-efficiency-miss-405875/
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