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  • OSHKOSH: MVP reveals new seaplane, business model

    News | 28 Jul 2014 00:16 | Stephen Trimble

    A start-up with links to the original Cirrus management team has launched a sporty new amphibian development projected dubbed the “MVP”.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-MVP-reveals-new-seaplane-business-model-402050/
  • OSHKOSH: Safe Flight unveils AoA

    News | 27 Jul 2014 19:42 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Safe Flight has unveiled its answer to the challenge set by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to dramatically reduce low-altitude stalls in general aviation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Safe-Flight-unveils-AoA-402049/
  • OPINION: MH17 - The chances of success for the investigators

    News | 25 Jul 2014 11:49 | David Learmount

    ​The loss of flight MH17 is not about Malaysia ­Airlines. Everyone in the aviation industry knows what a cruel irony it is that this carrier has lost a second Boeing 777 with everybody on board – again apparently through no fault of its own – and empathises with its employees at a dark http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-MH17-The-chances-of-success-for-the-investigators-402033/
  • Bell targets mid-November for Jet Ranger X first flight

    News | 23 Jul 2014 14:21 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bell Helicopter is targeting mid-November to perform the maiden sortie of its new 505 Jet Ranger X as activity on the initial flight-test vehicle accelerates.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bell-targets-mid-November-for-Jet-Ranger-X-first-flight-401923/
  • India orders more Dhruv helicopters

    News | 23 Jul 2014 13:07 | Atul Chandra

    ​Hindustan Aeronautics has received approval to manufacture 32 Dhruv Mk III advanced light helicopters, to be divided equally between the Indian navy and Indian coastguard.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-orders-more-Dhruv-helicopters-401920/
  • Bristow puts first AW189 into service

    News | 23 Jul 2014 10:43 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bristow Helicopters has performed the first commercial flight with the new AgustaWestland AW189 super-medium helicopter from its UK, Norwich base.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bristow-puts-first-AW189-into-service-401906/
  • INTERVIEW: Carey Bond, President of Sikorsky's Commercial Systems & Services

    News | 23 Jul 2014 09:07 | Dominic Perry

    Carey Bond, President of Sikorsky's Commercial Systems & Serviceshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/INTERVIEW-Carey-Bond-President-of-Sikorskys-Commercial-Systems-Services-401056/
  • KAI to develop 4.5t civil, military helicopter

    News | 23 Jul 2014 05:49 | Greg Waldron

    Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has emerged as the preferred bidder to develop a 4.5t helicopter with both civilian and military variants.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/KAI-to-develop-45t-civil-military-helicopter-401888/
  • 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/
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