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  • Amid Rooivalk restart talks, Denel eyes new platform

    News | 18 Sep 2014 12:05 | Stephen Trimble

    ​An ongoing discussion about restarting Rooivalk production includes an option to design a new platform based on technology developed for South Africa’s indigenous attack helicopter, says Denel Group chief executive Riaz Saloojee.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Amid-Rooivalk-restart-talks-Denel-eyes-new-platform-403763/
  • Airbus Helicopters to accelerate EC225 plans in Brazil

    News | 18 Sep 2014 11:54 | Dominic Perry

    ​Airbus Helicopters is to accelerate the start of production of civil EC225 rotorcraft by its Helibras subsidiary in Brazil as it looks to take advantage of the nation’s booming oil and gas segment.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-Helicopters-to-accelerate-EC225-plans-in-Brazil-403851/
  • USAF finalises Block 30 Global Hawk purchase

    News | 18 Sep 2014 11:41 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force has finalised a deal to purchase three more Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned air vehicles, filling its official requirement for the high-altitude, long-endurance type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-finalises-Block-30-Global-Hawk-purchase-403852/
  • Algeria could miss out on C-17, Boeing cautions

    News | 18 Sep 2014 10:20 | Stephen Trimble

    Algeria’s “disciplined” acquisition process for a new airlifter threatens to cut the C-17 out of the competition because of a lack of availability, says a top Boeing executive.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Algeria-could-miss-out-on-C-17-Boeing-cautions-403843/
  • Blue Bear furthers UAV automation research

    News | 18 Sep 2014 10:01 | Beth Stevenson

    Blue Bear Systems and the University of Bristol have introduced a new concept that automates unmanned air vehicle flight for use in challenging conditions.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Blue-Bear-furthers-UAV-automation-research-403815/
  • AHRLAC debut highlights contrast with South African past

    News | 17 Sep 2014 21:57 | Stephen Trimble

    South Africa’s first newly-developed, indigenous aircraft in a generation made its debut at country’s largest airshow, flying into the Waterkloof Air Fore Base location for the African Aerospace and Defense (AAD) event.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AHRLAC-debut-highlights-contrast-with-South-African-past-403830/
  • Bell 525 'lagging' behind Q4 first flight target

    News | 17 Sep 2014 21:11 | Stephen Trimble

    ​First flight of the Bell Helicopter 525 Relentless could fall slightly behind schedule, but the debut of the 505 JetRanger X is on track for the end of the year, chief executive John Garrison says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bell-525-lagging-behind-Q4-first-flight-target-403829/
  • Boeing, Paramount draw closer, but mum on details

    News | 17 Sep 2014 20:17 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing and Paramount Group announced on 16 September that they have deepened their two-month-old relationship by launching two collaborative projects, but both sides are still keeping the details quiet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-Paramount-draw-closer-but-mum-on-details-403828/
  • South Africa relights jet engine development

    News | 17 Sep 2014 19:02 | Stephen Trimble

    South Africa has dusted off a long-abandoned project and restarted development of a family of jet engines for local and global clients.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/South-Africa-relights-jet-engine-development-403824/
  • Lockheed Martin delivers improved ALIS for F-35

    News | 17 Sep 2014 13:24 | Dan Parsons

    ​Lockheed Martin has delivered the latest iteration of the system that brings fifth-generation logistics and maintenance capability to the F-35 Lightning II fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-Martin-delivers-improved-ALIS-for-F-35-403800/
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