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  • Solar Impulse reaches Hawaii on record-setting trans-Pacific journey

    News | 03 Jul 2015 16:11 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The Solar Impulse 2 round-the-world flight project scored its biggest triumph to date with the completion of a multiple record-setting leg from Nagoya to Hawaii – a five-day segment that pushed limits for the aircraft’s solar-only power system, its ground control team and its solo pilot.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Solar-Impulse-reaches-Hawaii-on-record-setting-trans-Pacific-journey-414301/
  • ANALYSIS: Industry sees path to carbon-neutral aviation

    News | 03 Jul 2015 09:58 | Stephen Trimble

    ​In 1971 – 34 years after the first ground test of Frank Whittle’s prototype jet engine – General Electric’s CF6 commercial turbofan engine entered service with the Douglas DC-10-10, representing a historic breakthrough in fuel efficiency.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Industry-sees-path-to-carbon-neutral-aviation-413919/
  • Algeria receives first two Mi-26 helicopters

    News | 02 Jul 2015 12:11 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The first two Mil Mi-26T2 heavy-lift helicopters for the Algerian air force have been delivered in country according to reports that the type has been seen in the force’s markings flying over its new home at Biskra AFB.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Algeria-receives-first-two-Mi-26-helicopters-414254/
  • VIDEO: Successful first flight for new Bell 525 Relentless

    News | 02 Jul 2015 10:41 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bell Helicopter on 1 July performed the first flight of its new super-medium-class 525 Relentless from its facility in Amarillo, Texas.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Successful-first-flight-for-new-Bell-525-Relentless-414250/
  • One Aviation introduces the Eclipse Special Edition

    News | 01 Jul 2015 15:57 | Kate Sarsfield

    One Aviation is upgrading its fleet of unsold Total Eclipse very light jets with the same features as its latest model, the EA550, in an attempt to clear the remaining backlog of second-generation Eclipse 500s from its base in Albuquerque, New Mexico.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/One-Aviation-introduces-the-Eclipse-Special-Edition-414222/
  • Discovery sets sights on year-end approval for piston-engined 201

    News | 01 Jul 2015 13:50 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Discovery Aviation is hoping to secure US certification for its model 201 piston twin before the end of the year, when it will begin asking customers to convert their options into firm orders.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Discovery-sets-sights-on-year-end-approval-for-piston-engined-201-414216/
  • Lisa to relocate Akoya flight test base to get unrestricted access to water

    News | 30 Jun 2015 16:36 | Kate Sarsfield

    Lisa Airplanes, developer of the Akoya amphibian, is planning to relocate the flight test campaign for the light sport aircraft, and has narrowed the choice of sites to three.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lisa-to-relocate-Akoya-flight-test-base-to-get-unrestricted-access-to-water-414175/
  • Piper delivers first Archer DX into Europe

    News | 30 Jun 2015 13:59 | Kate Sarsfield

    Piper Aircraft has delivered the first European-owned Archer DX to its dealership for Scandinavia and the Baltic States, European Aircraft Sales.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Piper-delivers-first-Archer-DX-into-Europe-414163/
  • Cirrus reaches 6,000 SR piston single delivery milestone

    News | 30 Jun 2015 12:25 | Kate Sarsfield

    Cirrus Aircraft has delivered its 6,000th SR-series piston single, 16 years after the first member of the four-seat aircraft family – the SR20 – entered service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cirrus-reaches-6000-SR-piston-single-delivery-milestone-414157/
  • R-R makes progress on testing 787 engine upgrade

    News | 25 Jun 2015 14:33 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Rolls-Royce is close to completing a round of testing on the latest version of the Trent 1000 engine for the Boeing 787, according to the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) in the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/R-R-makes-progress-on-testing-787-engine-upgrade-414043/
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