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  • AUVSI: Commercial sales forcing defence contractors to adapt

    News | 05 May 2015 16:39 | Stephen Trimble

    The transition from defence contracts to commercial sales for unmanned air systems opens the door to a wide variety of new business models.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Commercial-sales-forcing-defence-contractors-to-adapt-411949/
  • Swedish AW109 performing well for EU off Somali coast

    News | 05 May 2015 14:43 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Swedish Defence Helicopter Wing has made a successful operational debut aboard a surface ship operated by another nation, with an AgustaWestland AW109 having supported the EU’s Operation Atalanta activity off the coast of Somalia for almost three months.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swedish-AW109-performing-well-for-EU-off-Somali-coast-411929/
  • Luxaviation snaps up ExecuJet to become world's second-largest business jet operator

    News | 05 May 2015 08:33 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Luxaviation’s ambition to become the largest business aircraft operator in the world after NetJets has been realised, thanks to its successful acquisition on 30 April of ExecuJet Aviation Group.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Luxaviation-snaps-up-ExecuJet-to-become-worlds-second-largest-business-jet-operator-411890/
  • AUVSI: Turkish Air Force gathers data for "urgent" armed UAS requirement

    News | 04 May 2015 23:01 | Stephen Trimble

    A new request for information about armed unmanned air systems (UAS) for the Turkish Air Force could draw responses from AUVSI exhibitors.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Turkish-Air-Force-gathers-data-for-urgent-armed-UAS-requirement-411894/
  • F-35 concurrency cost rises slightly, but trend stabilises

    News | 04 May 2015 21:47

    ​The Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme’s concurrency cost has ticked up by $40 million since last year’s estimate by the Pentagon to $1.69 billion, according to a report recently sent to US lawmakers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/F-35-concurrency-cost-rises-slightly-but-trend-stabilises-411882/
  • AUVSI: Future UCLASS requirements pose questions on worth of X-47B

    News | 04 May 2015 20:58 | Beth Stevenson

    The US Government Accountability Office has warned that unless the US Navy carefully considers its requirements for the service's future unmanned, carrier-launched surveillance and strike (UCLASS) programme it risks rendering redundant any research carried out so far.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Future-UCLASS-requirements-pose-questions-on-worth-of-X-47B-411862/
  • AUVSI: Amazon reveals full UAV delivery concept

    News | 04 May 2015 20:29 | Stephen Trimble

    Online retailer Amazon has disclosed full details of a concept for delivering packages with unmanned air vehicles in a US patent application published on 30 April.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Amazon-reveals-full-UAV-delivery-concept-411881/
  • AUVSI: UAV Solutions shows new fixed-wing platforms

    News | 04 May 2015 14:47 | Beth Stevenson

    UAV Solutions is showcasing three new fixed-wing platforms for the first time at AUVSI - Sidewinder, Intruder and Talon 120LE - targeted at both the military and commercial markets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-UAV-Solutions-shows-new-fixed-wing-platforms-411860/
  • Saab downbeat about unmanned market potential

    News | 03 May 2015 18:11 | Craig Hoyle

    ​After years of investment in unmanned systems technologies and its ongoing involvement in Europe’s Dassault-led Neuron combat demonstrator, Saab remains unsure of the sector’s near-term military potential.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saab-downbeat-about-unmanned-market-potential-411857/
  • Rise in pay-to-fly pilot numbers raises ECA concerns

    News | 30 Apr 2015 14:06

    ​Despite years of protest from the pilot community, pay-to-fly schemes are becoming more common, according to the European Pilot Association. This is a practice where inexperienced but licenced pilots – who want to gain experience to become more employable - pay to act as crew on commercial or business aviation flights.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rise-in-pay-to-fly-pilot-numbers-raises-ECA-concerns-411787/
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