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  • ANALYSIS: GEnx misses fuel burn spec on 787, but on upgrade path

    News | 23 Sep 2014 13:29 | Stephen Trimble

    ​One month before Boeing returned the 787-8 to flight in May 2013 after an 18-week grounding caused by battery fires, GE Aviation quietly certificated the third major production version of the GEnx-1B, inching one of the two propulsion options for the Dreamliner closer to the promised fuel efficiency targets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-GEnx-misses-fuel-burn-spec-on-787-but-on-upgrade-path-403937/
  • Dassault Falcon 7X set to operate from world's highest commercial airport

    News | 23 Sep 2014 11:03 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Dassault’s Falcon 7X is poised to become the first traditional business jet to be granted approval to operate from the world's highest commercial airport following completion earlier this month of a two-week flight test campaign at China's Daocheng Yading, in Sichuan province.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dassault-Falcon-7X-set-to-operate-from-worlds-highest-commercial-airport-404052/
  • Aerion advances supersonic ambitions with Airbus collaboration

    News | 22 Sep 2014 17:02 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Aerion’s dogged decade-long ambition to bring the first supersonic business jet to market in the next seven years has taken a major leap forward as the aerospace firm joins forces with Airbus to “collaborate on technologies associated with the future of high-performance flight”.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aerion-advances-supersonic-ambitions-with-Airbus-collaboration-404004/
  • Joint venture to launch Europe's first Piaggio Avanti fractional programme

    News | 22 Sep 2014 14:09 | Kate Sarsfield

    German charter operator AirGo Flugservices and fractional ownership consultancy Fractional Jet Europe (FJE) have joined forces to offer Europe’s first Piaggio P180 Avanti-based fractional ownership programme under the brand name Route 1 Aviation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Joint-venture-to-launch-Europes-first-Piaggio-Avanti-fractional-programme-403986/
  • Airbus sets date for A320neo maiden flight

    News | 22 Sep 2014 09:58 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus is to conduct the maiden flight of its re-engined A320neo jet on 25 September.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-sets-date-for-A320neo-maiden-flight-403980/
  • FLYERS OF SCOTLAND: Scotland's top 10 contributions to aviation

    News | 19 Sep 2014 15:14 | Murdo Morrison

    Following the Scottish vote on independence on 18 September, Flightglobal celebrates 10 contributions the nation has made to the world of aviation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FLYERS-OF-SCOTLAND-Scotlands-top-10-contributions-to-aviation-403912/
  • PICTURE: Comac takes delivery of C919 mid fuselage

    News | 19 Sep 2014 02:20 | Mavis Toh

    Comac has taken delivery of the first mid fuselage section of the C919, as it prepares to start final assembly work on the first aircraft by the end of the month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Comac-takes-delivery-of-C919-mid-fuselage-403888/
  • Nextant sells 400XTi jet in New Zealand

    News | 19 Sep 2014 02:07 | Greg Waldron

    Nextant Aerospace has sold its first private jet in the New Zealand market, a re-manufactured Beechjet 400 designated Nextant 400XTi.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Nextant-sells-400XTi-jet-in-New-Zealand-403889/
  • Rolls-Royce touts 'high, hot' performance of upgraded engine for V-22

    News | 18 Sep 2014 15:39 | Dan Parsons

    ​Rolls Royce has proven that an improved AE 1107C engine that powers all Bell-Boeing V-22 tiltrotor aircraft are capable of performing to the “high and hot” envelope that the US military needs for missions in harsh terrain like the mountains of Afghanistan.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rolls-Royce-touts-high-hot-performance-of-upgraded-engine-for-V-22-403871/
  • 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/
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