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  • Ukraine gives approval for An-70 production start

    News | 28 Jan 2015 22:41 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Ukrainian defence ministry has given its approval for Antonov’s An-70 tactical transport to enter series production for the nation’s air force, 20 years after the company’s first prototype took to the air. Confirmation of the move came during an event at Antonov’s facilities on 22 January, and followed a deal signed on 13 January.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ukraine-gives-approval-for-An-70-production-start-408413/
  • USAF chooses 747-8 as next Air Force One

    News | 28 Jan 2015 21:48 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force on 28 January announced Boeing’s four-engined 747-8 Intercontinental airliner will serve as the next Air Force One, besting the Airbus A380 as the next generation of aircraft specially outfitted to carry the US president.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-chooses-747-8-as-next-Air-Force-One-408408/
  • Boeing reports new cost increases on 787 programme

    News | 28 Jan 2015 21:39 | Stephen Trimble

    Reaching an ever-elusive breakeven point on Boeing’s 787 programme slid still further from the company’s grasp in an otherwise profitable fourth quarter and 2014 overall.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-reports-new-cost-increases-on-787-programme-408409/
  • Lift Air launches Cirrus SR 20/22 air taxi service

    News | 28 Jan 2015 16:06 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​US start-up Lift Air has launched an air taxi operation from its Florida base with Cirrus SR20 and SR22 piston singles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lift-Air-launches-Cirrus-SR-2022-air-taxi-service-408395/
  • Diamond sets its sights on April approval for DA62

    News | 28 Jan 2015 15:36 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Diamond Aircraft is hoping to clinch European certification for its top-of-the-range DA62 in April - two years after the launch of the seven-seat piston-twin.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Diamond-sets-its-sights-on-April-approval-for-DA62-408390/
  • Airbus chief Enders promises action on A400M

    News | 28 Jan 2015 13:19 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Airbus chief executive Tom Enders has promised “management and organisational consequences” as a result of the production and delivery problems which are affecting the company’s A400M tactical transport programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-chief-Enders-promises-action-on-A400M-408384/
  • Marshall Aviation Services makes first foray into FBO market

    News | 28 Jan 2015 12:28 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Marshall Aviation Services, the business aviation arm of the Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, is moving into the fixed base operator market, signing a long-term lease to run the executive aviation handling facility at Birmingham Airport The facility, which was previously run by EuroJet, will formerly open for business in the next few months operating under the Marshall Aviation Services banner.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Marshall-Aviation-Services-makes-first-foray-into-FBO-market-408377/
  • London's business airports attack RAF Northolt on safety

    News | 28 Jan 2015 12:08 | David Learmount

    ​Several airports serving the London, UK business aviation community have called for judicial clarification as to whether RAF Northolt, which encourages business flights to use it on a commercial basis, adheres to the aerodrome safety rules civil airports have to follow. The request for judicial review was rejected on a technicality, but the judge ruled that the Civil Aviation Authority, not the Military Aviation Authority, is responsible for ensuring the safety of civil aircraft that use Northolt. This reverses current assumptions.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Londons-business-airports-attack-RAF-Northolt-on-safety-408351/
  • Bulgaria turns to Poland for MiG-29 maintenance

    News | 28 Jan 2015 11:48 | Bartosz Glowacki

    Bulgaria is in negotiations to shift the maintenance of its RAC MiG-29 fighters from Russia to Poland's Military Aviation Works No. 2 (WZL-2) in Bydgoszcz, defence minister Nikolai Nenchev has announced.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bulgaria-turns-to-Poland-for-MiG-29-maintenance-408376/
  • Heavy types set to continue dominating Airbus Helicopters orders

    News | 27 Jan 2015 17:32 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Airbus Helicopters has recorded steady end-of-year results for 2014, with heavy-class helicopter orders continuing to dominate the market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Heavy-types-set-to-continue-dominating-Airbus-Helicopters-orders-408343/
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