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  • EASA issues volcanic ash safety bulletin

    News | 22 Aug 2014 15:11 | David Learmount

    ​The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued a safety information bulletin (SIB) to prepare airlines, air navigation service providers and national aviation authorities for the procedures they would have to follow in the event that the seismic activity reported by Iceland becomes a major volcanic eruption.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EASA-issues-volcanic-ash-safety-bulletin-402957/
  • ANALYSIS: The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet

    News | 22 Aug 2014 10:58 | Murdo Morrison

    There are many fronts in the commercial war between the big two airframers. In one crucial skirmish – size of global single-aisle in-service fleet – the Airbus A320 family is within a whisker of overtaking the Boeing 737, when old and current-generation types are combined.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-changing-size-and-shape-of-the-world-airliner-fleet-402837/
  • Air India 787 grounded for engine inspection, repair

    News | 21 Aug 2014 21:02 | Stephen Trimble

    An Air India Boeing 787-8 is grounded through at least 23 August while GE Aviation inspects a potential fault in the accessory gearbox of both GEnx-1B engines installed on the aircraft, the engine maker says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-India-787-grounded-for-engine-inspection-repair-402922/
  • US FAA lays out conditions for A350 lithium batteries

    News | 21 Aug 2014 14:56 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​US regulators have issued the special conditions for approving lithium-ion battery installation on the Airbus A350-900.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-FAA-lays-out-conditions-for-A350-lithium-batteries-402910/
  • A320 tweak to prevent computer 'forgetting' sharklets

    News | 20 Aug 2014 08:20 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Operators of Airbus A320s with sharklet wing-tips are being instructed to modify the aircraft to prevent the possibility that flight computers could forget the sharklets are fitted.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A320-tweak-to-prevent-computer-forgetting-sharklets-402863/
  • Bombardier replaces CSeries marketing executive

    News | 19 Aug 2014 20:29 | Stephen Trimble

    Bombardier has replaced another top commercial aircraft executive amidst a broader corporate reshuffling in the wake of CSeries development delays .http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bombardier-replaces-CSeries-marketing-executive-402849/
  • Brazil jet crash probe finds errant cockpit voice recorder

    News | 18 Aug 2014 18:49 | Felipe Salles

    The cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of the crashed Cessna 560 XLS+ in Brazil on 13 August has been found, but does not contain any recordings from its last flight, the Brazilian air force’s crash investigation center (CENIPA) says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brazil-jet-crash-probe-finds-errant-cockpit-voice-recorder-402798/
  • Surf Air acquires up to 65 PC-12NGs for members only airline

    News | 18 Aug 2014 16:27 | Kate Sarsfield

    US members-only VIP airline Surf Air has placed an order with Pilatus Aircraft for up to 65 PC-12NGs, which will be used to expand its coverage across the USA and help to satisfy customer demand for its programme. The deal includes 15 firm orders for the single-engined turboprop and options for another 50 – and is one of the largest single contracts for the eight-seat type to datehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Surf-Air-acquires-up-to-65-PC-12NGs-for-members-only-airline-402752/
  • Firms seek answers from business aviation conferences organiser MIU Events

    News | 18 Aug 2014 15:47 | Dominic Perry

    Customers of a business aviation conference organiser are desperately trying to contact the company to find out what is happening after a pair of events were cancelled, one at extremely short noticehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Firms-seek-answers-from-business-aviation-conferences-organiser-MIU-Events-402788/
  • IAI seeks US partner to complete helicopter safety system

    News | 18 Aug 2014 11:01 | Arie Egozi

    Israel Aerospace Industries wants to team up with an avionics manufacturer to complete the development of equipment that will enable helicopter pilots to fly in degraded visual environmentshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IAI-seeks-US-partner-to-complete-helicopter-safety-system-402776/
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