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  • Cessna's Independence facility hands over 10,000th piston single

    News | 03 Sep 2014 13:41 | Kate Sarsfield

    Cessna has delivered the 10,000th single-engine aircraft from its Independence facility in Kansas. The 172 Skyhawk was handed over to Lynchburg, Virginia-based flight training provider Liberty University School of Aeronautics late last month along with two more of the piston singles. The Independence facility was opened in June 1996 producing only single-engine aircraft. It now houses the Citation Mustang and M2 light business jet production alongside the Cessna's piston products, including the Turbo Skylane JT-A, Stationair and TTx .http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cessnas-Independence-facility-hands-over-10000th-piston-single-403289/
  • US DoD confirms Saudi AH-6I deal

    News | 02 Sep 2014 10:44 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Department of Defense (DoD) has confirmed that Saudi Arabia will be the launch customer for the Boeing AH-6I light attack helicopter following the signing of $234 million contract for 24 aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-DoD-confirms-Saudi-AH-6I-deal-403239/
  • Gulfstream issues service bulletin on gust locks after fatal GIV crash

    News | 01 Sep 2014 14:49 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Initial reports into a 31 May fatal Gulfstream GIV crash in Bedford, Massachusetts has led the airframer to issue a service bulletin warning pilots to ensure the flying control gust locks are not engaged before the start of the take-off run.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gulfstream-issues-service-bulletin-on-gust-locks-after-fatal-GIV-crash-403014/
  • First-half revenue and profit up at Russian Helicopters

    News | 29 Aug 2014 15:58 | Dominic Perry

    ​Russian Helicopters has boosted first-half revenue to Rb69.2 billion ($1.86 billion), up 7.4% on the same period a year earlier.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/First-half-revenue-and-profit-up-at-Russian-Helicopters-403171/
  • Icelandic volcanic ash alert status raised

    News | 29 Aug 2014 13:41 | David Learmount

    Iceland's Meteorological Office has again raised its alert status indicating the risk of atmospheric contamination by volcanic ash as a result of increased seismic activity near the Bárðarbunga and Trölladyngja volcanoes in central Iceland, both on the northern edge of the Vatnajökul glacial region.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Icelandic-volcanic-ash-alert-status-raised-403165/
  • SR Technics invests in Irish inventory software firm

    News | 29 Aug 2014 07:30

    ​Maintenance firm SR Technics is making a strategic investment in Irish-based MRO software specialist Armac Systems.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SR-Technics-invests-in-Irish-inventory-software-firm-403150/
  • North Sea helicopter operators Blueway and NHV to join forces

    News | 28 Aug 2014 15:17 | Dominic Perry

    ​North Sea helicopter operators Blueway Group and Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen are joining forces, creating a near-$300 million turnover business with a 59-strong rotorcraft fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/North-Sea-helicopter-operators-Blueway-and-NHV-to-join-forces-403122/
  • Bell breaks ground at new Jet Ranger X factory

    News | 28 Aug 2014 12:16 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bell Helicopter has started construction of its new Lafayette, Louisiana production facility that will house the final assembly line for its new 505 Jet Ranger X.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bell-breaks-ground-at-new-Jet-Ranger-X-factory-403113/
  • PICTURES: Bombardier delivers first high density Q400 to Nok

    News | 28 Aug 2014 02:24 | Mavis Toh

    Bombardier has delivered its first 86-seat Dash 8 Q400 aircraft to launch customer Nok Air.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Bombardier-delivers-first-high-density-Q400-to-Nok-403088/
  • C919 advances with mid-fuselage completion

    News | 28 Aug 2014 02:13 | Mavis Toh

    ​AVIC Xian Aircraft Industry has rolled out the mid fuselage of the first Comac C919, as the airframer works towards starting final assembly of the narrowbody by end 2014.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/C919-advances-with-mid-fuselage-completion-403086/
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