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  • UK defence helicopter training bid detail emerges

    News | 26 Nov 2014 13:09 | Dominic Perry

    ​Three bidders – and three different aircraft manufacturers – are in the running to supply a new fleet of helicopters for use by the UK armed forces under the Military Flight Training System (MFTS) programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-defence-helicopter-training-bid-detail-emerges-406497/
  • Piaggio to offer interior retrofit for Avanti II

    News | 26 Nov 2014 08:52 | Kate Sarsfield

    Piaggio Aerospace is planning to launch an interior retrofit package for P180 Avanti II early next year to give a new lease of life to the twin-engined turboprop, the first examples of which entered service in 2005.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Piaggio-to-offer-interior-retrofit-for-Avanti-II-406477/
  • Army aviation restructuring moves forward

    News | 25 Nov 2014 21:16 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Army has started executing a plan that will lead to a historic reshaping and downsizing of a war-weary aviation branch even as it attempts to upgrade its capabilities at the same time it cuts more than $12 billion in spending over the next five years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Army-aviation-restructuring-moves-forward-406481/
  • Russia flies first Mil Mi-171A2 prototype

    News | 25 Nov 2014 16:57 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Russian Helicopters has completed first flight of the Mi-171A2, marking another major step in the commercialisation of the country’s military-oriented rotorcraft industry.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russia-flies-first-Mil-Mi-171A2-prototype-406471/
  • VisionAire remains optimistic about Vantage prospects despite funding blow

    News | 25 Nov 2014 16:27 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​VisionAire Jets dogged pursuit of funding for its Vantage business jet has suffered a major blow after a committed new investor was forced to withdraw support following their incarceration.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VisionAire-remains-optimistic-about-Vantage-prospects-despite-funding-blow-406466/
  • Cirrus poised to fly second Vision SF50

    News | 25 Nov 2014 12:43 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Cirrus Aircraft is poised to fly the second conforming Vision SF50 personal jet within days and is preparing third and final test aircraft for its maiden flight by year-end.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cirrus-poised-to-fly-second-Vision-SF50-406448/
  • AJA prepares to launch Sky Limo bespoke air taxi service

    News | 24 Nov 2014 15:01 | Kate Sarsfield

    VIP business aviation services provider Al Jaber Aviation is gearing up  to launch the Middle East’s first point-to-point, branded air taxi service in early December and  hopes to expand the operation into Europe within the next 18 months.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AJA-prepares-to-launch-Sky-Limo-bespoke-air-taxi-service-406195/
  • Rotor club: Our top 10 most influential helicopters

    News | 21 Nov 2014 12:02 | Dominic Perry

    With the Bell Helicopter 505 Jet Ranger X making its maiden flight recently – and with the technologically advanced 525 Relentless waiting in the wings – we run down a (entirely subjective) list of the most influential helicopters of all time. And before anyone complains at the lack of a tiltrothttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rotor-club-Our-top-10-most-influential-helicopters-405973/
  • Gulfstream hands over first G650ER

    News | 19 Nov 2014 09:18 | Kate Sarsfield

    Gulfstream has delivered the first G650ER ultra-long-range business jet ahead of schedule.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gulfstream-hands-over-first-G650ER-406222/
  • Unmanned helicopters could soon battle US wildfires

    News | 18 Nov 2014 20:25 | Dan Parsons

    The US Department of the Interior could begin using unmanned air vehicles to battle forest fire within a year based on a recent demonstration in which Kaman Aerospace and Lockheed Martin doused controlled burns with an optionally piloted K-MAX helicopter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Unmanned-helicopters-could-soon-battle-US-wildfires-406223/
  • Dassault preparing 8X for 17 December roll-out

    News | 18 Nov 2014 17:44 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Dassault is preparing to roll-out the first Falcon 8X on 17 December at its Bordeaux, Merignac-facility and says the ultra-long-range business jet remains on track for first flight in the first quarter of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dassault-preparing-8X-for-17-December-roll-out-406218/
  • Nigerian air force eyes Scorpion combat surveillance aircraft

    News | 18 Nov 2014 14:37 | Beth Stevenson

    Nigeria's air force has expressed an interest in acquiring the Textron AirLand Scorpion strike and surveillance aircraft in order to counter the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency in the country.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Nigerian-air-force-eyes-Scorpion-combat-surveillance-aircraft-406203/
  • NHV to take first EC175 on 11 December

    News | 18 Nov 2014 14:02 | Dominic Perry

    ​Airbus Helicopters has confirmed that Belgian operator Noordzee Helicopters Vlaanderen (NHV) will be the first customer to receive the super-medium EC175 on 11 December.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NHV-to-take-first-EC175-on-11-December-406201/
  • ANALYSIS: No loose talk but plenty to shout about at AgustaWestland

    News | 18 Nov 2014 11:51 | Dominic Perry

    AgustaWestland - like every Finmeccanica company - is a bit sensitive right now. Interviews with the company are only granted on the basis that quotes are attributed to the organisation rather than individuals. The stricture, driven by the changes at the top of Finmeccanica and part of the spring http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-No-loose-talk-but-plenty-to-shout-about-at-AgustaWestland-405502/
  • VIDEO: 'Transformer' UAV touted to parcel delivery market

    News | 14 Nov 2014 15:27 | Beth Stevenson

    Krossblade Aerospace is touting its SkyProwler “transformer” unmanned air vehicle to the delivery market in the hope that once airspace regulations are lifted, it will offer speedy delivery of parcels across the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Transformer-UAV-touted-to-parcel-delivery-market-406094/
  • Mooney adds composite, diesel-powered aircraft to portfolio

    News | 13 Nov 2014 10:54 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Mooney International is back in the aircraft development business, unveiling two new diesel and jet fuel-powered models at Airshow China in Zhuhai.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mooney-adds-composite-diesel-powered-aircraft-to-portfolio-406010/
  • Bristow delays S-76D deliveries

    News | 12 Nov 2014 11:14 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bristow Group has delayed taking delivery of seven Sikorsky S-76D helicopters until its 2016 financial year, while three of the type already handed over to the operator are yet to enter service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bristow-delays-S-76D-deliveries-405949/
  • ANALYSIS: Bell 525 Relentless cutaway and technical description

    News | 12 Nov 2014 10:30 | Dominic Perry

    ​If everything goes to plan and Bell Helicopter delivers its first 525R Relentless rotorcraft in 2016 to an as-yet unannounced customer, it will mark the end of the first chapter in the battle for market supremacy in the emerging segment for super-medium rotorcraft. Rivals AgustaWestland and Airbuhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Bell-525-Relentless-cutaway-and-technical-description-405541/
  • AIRSHOW CHINA: Reignwood signs LOI for 50 Bell 505s

    News | 12 Nov 2014 07:53 | Firdaus Hashim

    Bell Helicopter has followed up on this week's successful maiden sortie of its new 505 Jet Ranger X by sealing a tentative commitment for 50 examples of the light single from Chinese company Reignwood Investment.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AIRSHOW-CHINA-Reignwood-signs-LOI-for-50-Bell-505s-405941/
  • AIRSHOW CHINA: Rolls-Royce to power EA-500

    News | 12 Nov 2014 07:15 | Aaron Chong

    Rolls-Royce has signed a long-term contract to supply Chinese light aircraft manufacturer Jiangsu A-Star with turboprop engines to power the Extra EA-500 it will manufacture.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AIRSHOW-CHINA-Rolls-Royce-to-power-EA-500-405940/
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