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  • Business jet demand driven by large-cabin types in Bombardier's 20-year forecast

    News | 22 Jul 2014 14:27 | Kate Sarsfield

    Strong growth is expected across the light, medium and large-cabin business aircraft sectors over the next 20 years, propelled by “long-term market drivers” such as wealth creation, expanding globalisation of trade, replacement aircraft and the increasing adoption of business jet use in high-grohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Business-jet-demand-driven-by-large-cabin-types-in-Bombardiers-20-year-forecast-401856/
  • Evektor plans EV-55 amphibian

    News | 22 Jul 2014 14:01 | Kate Sarsfield

    Czech design and engineering company Evektor is planning to develop an amphibious variant of the EV-55 Outback once the standard version of the twin-engined turboprop has entered service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Evektor-plans-EV-55-amphibian-401853/
  • ANALYSIS: Looming FVL demonstrator awards plot uncertain path for US rotorcraft industry

    News | 22 Jul 2014 11:00 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Two companies will be chosen on 1 August to build separate demonstrators under the US Army-led Future Vertical Life (FVL) initiative.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Looming-FVL-demonstrator-awards-plot-uncertain-path-for-US-rotorcraft-industry-401100/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Bell makes headway in civil segment

    News | 22 Jul 2014 10:32 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bell Helicopter, for so long a bit of a bystander in the civil segment, is suddenly very busy with a pair of development programmes on its books. Both of these – the 505 Jet Ranger X and the 525 Relentless – are scheduled to make their maiden flights this year as the Fort Worth-headquartered http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Bell-makes-headway-in-civil-segment-401003/
  • FARNBOROUGH: BAE bullish about APKWS purchase for US Army

    News | 21 Jul 2014 09:19 | Beth Stevenson

    ​BAE Systems is confident that by 2015 its precision rocket guidance system will be operational with the US Army.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-BAE-bullish-about-APKWS-purchase-for-US-Army-401733/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Airbus leads Clean Sky 2 rotorcraft development effort

    News | 16 Jul 2014 17:01 | Kate Sarsfield

    Airbus Helicopters is planning a rapid return for the technology employed on its record-breaking X3 compound rotorcraft demonstrator that flew off into graceful retirement last month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Airbus-leads-Clean-Sky-2-rotorcraft-development-effort-401683/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Edgley seeks buyer for Optica observation aircraft

    News | 16 Jul 2014 16:24 | Kate Sarsfield

    John Edgley, designer and developer of the iconic Optica observation aircraft, is at Farnborough hoping to find a buyer for the three-seat design who can bring the brand back to life.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Edgley-seeks-buyer-for-Optica-observation-aircraft-401484/
  • FARNBOROUGH: AgustaWestland delivers AW189 to Asia Pacific launch customer Weststar Aviation Services

    News | 16 Jul 2014 12:13 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​AgustaWestland is celebrating the handover of the first AW189 medium twin-engined helicopter to its Asia Pacific launch customer Weststar Aviation Services.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-AgustaWestland-delivers-AW189-to-Asia-Pacific-launch-customer-Weststar-Aviation-Services-401625/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Enstrom sets out certification timeframe for TH180

    News | 16 Jul 2014 06:34 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Enstrom Helicopter is preparing to fly its TH180 light piston-engined helicopter this quarter and says it will step up the sales and marketing effort for the two-seat single – provisionally dubbed the TH180 – once it has established the aircraft’s performance characteristics.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Enstrom-sets-out-certification-timeframe-for-TH180-401562/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Piaggio Aero appoints ConnectJets as its exclusive UK dealership

    News | 16 Jul 2014 05:09 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​UK business aircraft services provider ConnectJets was celebrating its first aircraft dealership at the show, following its appointment by Piaggio Aero as the exclusive sales agent for the Avanti EVO for the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Piaggio-Aero-appoints-ConnectJets-as-its-exclusive-UK-dealership-401632/
  • FARNBOROUGH: AgustaWestland secures first UK EMS customer for the AW169

    News | 15 Jul 2014 17:03 | Kate Sarsfield

    The UK's Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance Trust (KSSAAT) has become the first first UK emergency medical services (EMS) provider to select the AgustaWestland AW169 following the order for a single unit at the show.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-AgustaWestland-secures-first-UK-EMS-customer-for-the-AW169-401530/
  • FARNBOROUGH: GKN clinches Global rudder contract

    News | 15 Jul 2014 17:00 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Bombardier has awarded a multi-million dollar contract to UK engineering company GKN Aerospace to design, develop and supply the integrated rudder and elevator for the new Global 7000 and 8000 ultra long-range business jets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-GKN-clinches-Global-rudder-contract-401369/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Evektor EV-55 back on track following $200 million investment

    News | 15 Jul 2014 15:35 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Evektor has secured a $200 million investment from Malaysian company Aspirasi Pertiwi giving the Czech design and engineering company much needed investment to complete certification of its flagship EV-55 Outback utility aircraft programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Evektor-EV-55-back-on-track-following-200-million-investment-401544/
  • FARNBOROUGH: CFM International gearing up for Leap debut

    News | 15 Jul 2014 11:45

    About to reach its 40th birthday, engine manufacturer CFM International faces one of the bigger changes in its history as it begins to transition between its long-running CFM56 powerplant and the next-generation Leap series.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-CFM-International-gearing-up-for-Leap-debut-401182/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Piaggio secures record order for Avanti EVO

    News | 15 Jul 2014 10:32 | Kate Sarsfield

    Piaggio Aero is celebrating after securing the first major contract for its new Avanti EVO in a deal that could eventually be worth as much as $370 million at list prices.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Piaggio-secures-record-order-for-Avanti-EVO-401506/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Daher Socata shows off its Ecowingbox

    News | 15 Jul 2014 09:20 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Daher Socata is at Farnborough to promote a new composite wing box that it has designed especially for business aircraft. A model of the 14m long structure - part of French airframer’s Ecowingbox research and training project - is on display at the French industrial group's stand in Hall 4.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Daher-Socata-shows-off-its-Ecowingbox-401410/
  • FLIGHT TEST: Tecnam P2010 triumphs

    News | 15 Jul 2014 09:10 | Peter Collins

    The Tecnam P2010 is on course to receive European and US Part 23 certification this month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FLIGHT-TEST-Tecnam-P2010-triumphs-400592/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Aircraft bomb threat? Call Cobham

    News | 14 Jul 2014 17:44 | David Learmount

    Cobham has come up with a new means of finding, defusing and recovering suspected unexploded bombs without risking human life.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Aircraft-bomb-threat-Call-Cobham-401412/
  • FARNBOROUGH: E2 to be star of Embraer's show

    News | 14 Jul 2014 14:32 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Embraer will be putting its E-Jet E2 family centre stage this year, as it works to bag new orders and tout the programme's rapid developmenthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-E2-to-be-star-of-Embraers-show-401096/
  • FARNBOROUGH: L-3 Aviation eyes ADS-B retrofit market

    News | 14 Jul 2014 12:57 | Dominic Perry

    ​L-3 Aviation Products is eyeing the opportunity presented by an increasingly demanding timetable to install next-generation navigation systems on the world’s airliner fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-L-3-Aviation-eyes-ADS-B-retrofit-market-401408/
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