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  • Luxaviation snaps up ExecuJet to become world's second-largest business jet operator

    News | 05 May 2015 08:33 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Luxaviation’s ambition to become the largest business aircraft operator in the world after NetJets has been realised, thanks to its successful acquisition on 30 April of ExecuJet Aviation Group.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Luxaviation-snaps-up-ExecuJet-to-become-worlds-second-largest-business-jet-operator-411890/
  • AUVSI: Amazon reveals full UAV delivery concept

    News | 04 May 2015 20:29 | Stephen Trimble

    Online retailer Amazon has disclosed full details of a concept for delivering packages with unmanned air vehicles in a US patent application published on 30 April.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Amazon-reveals-full-UAV-delivery-concept-411881/
  • AUVSI: Sikorsky advances autonomy research

    News | 04 May 2015 18:01 | Dominic Perry

    ​Sikorsky is continuing to advance a number of separate research programmes as it works to increase the amount of autonomy and automation available in its helicopters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Sikorsky-advances-autonomy-research-411885/
  • Bristow still unable to confirm date of AW189 SAR debut

    News | 30 Apr 2015 14:29 | Dominic Perry

    Bristow Helicopter is now a month in to its £1.6 billion ($2.5 billion) contract to take over the UK’s search and rescue service from the military, but it is still unable to say when the AgustaWestland AW189 will be utilised for the work.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bristow-still-unable-to-confirm-date-of-AW189-SAR-debut-411792/
  • Rise in pay-to-fly pilot numbers raises ECA concerns

    News | 30 Apr 2015 14:06

    ​Despite years of protest from the pilot community, pay-to-fly schemes are becoming more common, according to the European Pilot Association. This is a practice where inexperienced but licenced pilots – who want to gain experience to become more employable - pay to act as crew on commercial or business aviation flights.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rise-in-pay-to-fly-pilot-numbers-raises-ECA-concerns-411787/
  • Liebherr division to build 777X folding wing-tip systems

    News | 30 Apr 2015 13:57 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​German firm Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg is to supply crucial components for the folding wing-tip mechanism on the Boeing 777X.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Liebherr-division-to-build-777X-folding-wing-tip-systems-411789/
  • PICTURE: Pilatus PC-24 begins taxi runs

    News | 30 Apr 2015 11:13 | Kate Sarsfield

    Pilatus has begun taxi runs of its PC-24, and says the light business jet remains on target to make its first flight in May.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Pilatus-PC-24-begins-taxi-runs-411775/
  • Supplier commits $100m to robotics for Airbus, Boeing ramp-ups

    News | 29 Apr 2015 16:50 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Spirit AeroSystems has announced a plan to invest more than $100 million in automation projects to support production rate increases across four Airbus and Boeing aircraft programmes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Supplier-commits-100m-to-robotics-for-Airbus-Boeing-ramp-ups-411731/
  • Afghan air force receives Cheetal helicopters

    News | 28 Apr 2015 21:23 | Atul Chandra

    ​The Afghan air force has formally received three Cheetal light helicopters which delivered earlier this month by Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL), with an acceptance ceremony having been held in Kabul on 15 April.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Afghan-air-force-receives-Cheetal-helicopters-411690/
  • Gulfstream selects GKN as wing skin supplier for new G500 and G600 business jets

    News | 28 Apr 2015 09:31 | Kate Sarsfield

    Gulfstream has selected GKN Aerospace to supply the upper and lower wing skins for its new large cabin, long-range business jet duo, the G500 and G600.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gulfstream-selects-GKN-as-wing-skin-supplier-for-new-G500-and-G600-business-jets-411631/
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