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  • ANALYSIS: Turbomeca gears up for a busy future

    News | 25 Feb 2015 14:56 | Dominic Perry

    Visit rotorcraft forums on the internet often enough and you would be forced to come to the conclusion that while French helicopter engine manufacturer Turbomeca may make decent enough products, its aftersales operation is lacking.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Turbomeca-gears-up-for-a-busy-future-408739/
  • Surf Air takes delivery of the 1,300th PC-12 and plots expansion

    News | 25 Feb 2015 14:38 | Kate Sarsfield

    The 1,300th Pilatus PC-12 entered service on 24 February with US members only VIP airline Surf Air. The Santa Monica-based operator is now plotting expansion to cater for the booming demand for its all-you-can-fly, single-engined turboprop-based scheduled service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Surf-Air-takes-delivery-of-the-1300th-PC-12-and-plots-expansion-409434/
  • SyberJet SJ30i first flight slips to fourth quarter

    News | 25 Feb 2015 12:49 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​SyberJet Aircraft has pushed back first flight of its SJ30i to the end of the year following its decision to bring the electronic engineering work to incorporate the light business jet’s redesigned cockpit, in house.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SyberJet-SJ30i-first-flight-slips-to-fourth-quarter-409388/
  • Flying Colours completes first VIP S-92

    News | 25 Feb 2015 11:50 | Kate Sarsfield

    Canadian maintenance, repair and overhaul company Flying Colours has completed its first VIP refurbishment of a Sikorsky S-92, marking its first foray into the large/heavy-twin helicopter completions business.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flying-Colours-completes-first-VIP-S-92-409422/
  • AVALON: RAAF upbeat on Wedgetail reliability

    News | 25 Feb 2015 02:46 | Greg Waldron

    The Royal Australian Air Force says recent operational experience operating the Boeing E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning & control (AEW&C) aircraft has established the platform's effectiveness.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-RAAF-upbeat-on-Wedgetail-reliability-409408/
  • Bombardier schedules CS300 first flight for 26 February

    News | 25 Feb 2015 01:57 | Mavis Toh

    Bombardier has scheduled first flight for the CS300 for 26 February, pending optimal weather conditions.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bombardier-schedules-CS300-first-flight-for-26-February-409404/
  • Wing kit gives JDAM triple the range, Australian air force shows

    News | 24 Feb 2015 20:59 | Dan Parsons

    ​The Royal Australian Air Force has demonstrated a wing kit for the Boeing joint direct attack munition (JDAM) that tripled the effective range of the weapon when launched from a n F/A-18 Hornet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Wing-kit-gives-JDAM-triple-the-range-Australian-air-force-shows-409398/
  • HammerHead UAV prototype makes maiden flight

    News | 24 Feb 2015 17:45 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Piaggio Aerospace has announced that a prototype of its P.1HH HammerHead unmanned air vehicle has carried out its maiden flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HammerHead-UAV-prototype-makes-maiden-flight-409384/
  • AVALON: Global Hawk makes first visit to show

    News | 24 Feb 2015 15:15 | Greg Waldron

    Northrop Grumman has a high-profile presence at this year’s Avalon event near Melbourne, with the highlight being the first public air show appearance of the Global Hawk unmanned air vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-Global-Hawk-makes-first-visit-to-show-409383/
  • ​ANALYSIS: IAI to start widebody TaxiBot certification in autumn

    News | 24 Feb 2015 15:05 | Michael Gubisch

    Israel Aerospace Industries and Lufthansa Technik's ground services unit LEOS have signed a tentative agreement to jointly conduct certification tests for an in-development widebody version of IAI's pilot-controlled tow tractor TaxiBot with a Boeing 747.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-IAI-to-start-widebody-TaxiBot-certification-in-autumn-409267/
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