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  • ​ANALYSIS: Can Airbus challenge 787 with A330neo?

    News | 23 Mar 2015 16:10 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Airbus added a dash of spice to the mid-range, mid-size market with last year’s launch of an updated version of its best-selling widebody, the A330. But in a sector where there are already several established types, is there enough room for another big twin to be dropped into the mix?http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Can-Airbus-challenge-787-with-A330neo-409962/
  • ​OPINION: Why Airbus is wrestling with its 'A380neo' decision

    News | 23 Mar 2015 15:15 | Airline Business

    With re-engining central to four successful airframe-refresh programmes, one could be forgiven for wondering why Airbus is wrestling with its decision about whether to update its flagship product.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-Airbus-is-wrestling-with-its-A380neo-decision-410455/
  • New report shows slow, steady unit cost drop for F-35

    News | 23 Mar 2015 11:32 | Dan Parsons

    ​The overall cost of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II programme will come in at about $7.5 billion less than previously expected, according to the 2015 selected acquisition report.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-report-shows-slow-steady-unit-cost-drop-for-F-35-410439/
  • ANALYSIS: Canada's Héroux-Devtek gears up for big time after landing 777X deal

    News | 23 Mar 2015 10:07 | Murdo Morrison

    Two years ago, Héroux-Devtek was a distant number three in the civil landing gear market, behind Safran’s Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (MBD) and the former Goodrich business of United Technologies (UTC).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Canadas-Hroux-Devtek-gears-up-for-big-time-after-landing-777X-deal-409975/
  • OPINION: Has Finmeccanica ditched its 'troubled' tag?

    News | 23 Mar 2015 09:13 | Flight International

    ​Has Finmeccanica turned the corner? At the risk of tempting fate, all the indicators say it’s time to drop the modifier “troubled” when referring to Italy’s aerospace champion and start talking about profits and growth – and the bold moves they might enable.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Has-Finmeccanica-ditched-its-troubled-tag-410402/
  • ​Japan's Nishi Nippon takes new Bell 412EP

    News | 23 Mar 2015 07:31 | Greg Waldron

    Nishi Nippon Airlines has taken delivery of a Bell 412EP helicopter, the first such transaction conducted through the manufactures new Tokyo office.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Japans-Nishi-Nippon-takes-new-Bell-412EP-410431/
  • RAAF’s first F-35A pilot takes to the skies

    News | 23 Mar 2015 03:15 | Greg Waldron

    The Royal Australian Air Force’s first pilot of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has completed his first flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAAFs-first-F-35A-pilot-takes-to-the-skies-410425/
  • FAA permits Amazon to carry out research into UAV delivery service

    News | 20 Mar 2015 17:45 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Amazon is a step closer to realising its dream of utilising unmanned air vehicles in its delivery service, following the Federal Aviation Administration’s award of an experimental airworthiness certificate to the firm to carry out research that would contribute to its envisioned Prime Air offering.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-permits-Amazon-to-carry-out-research-into-UAV-delivery-service-410415/
  • Brazilian tanker deal with IAI nears take off

    News | 20 Mar 2015 15:14 | Arie Egozi

    ​After long delays, the Brazilian government has allocated the required budget for the purchase of three converted Boeing 767-300s that will serve as aerial tankers. The conversions will be performed by Israel Aerospace Industries.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brazilian-tanker-deal-with-IAI-nears-take-off-410399/
  • First Philippine air force C295 heads for service

    News | 20 Mar 2015 15:11 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Airbus Defence & Space has delivered the first of three C295 medium transports to the Philippine air force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/First-Philippine-air-force-C295-heads-for-service-410398/
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