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  • Vietnam acquires unmanned Orbiter 2

    News | 29 Sep 2014 14:15 | Arie Egozi

    ​Vietnam has acquired the Orbiter 2 unmanned air system, for use as an aerial forward observation asset for its artillery corps.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Vietnam-acquires-unmanned-Orbiter-2-404245/
  • Israel opens M-346 'Lavi' training centre

    News | 29 Sep 2014 13:03 | Arie Egozi

    The Israeli air force has inaugurated a new flight training center for the Alenia Aermacchi M-346 ("Lavi") trainer at its Hazerim air base.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israel-opens-M-346-Lavi-training-centre-404242/
  • NATO finishes AWACS commitment to Afghanistan

    News | 29 Sep 2014 12:50 | Craig Hoyle

    ​NATO has completed a more than three-year commitment of Boeing E-3A airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft to Afghanistan, with two of the command and control assets having returned to Europe.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NATO-finishes-AWACS-commitment-to-Afghanistan-404241/
  • Germany's first A400M runs its engines

    News | 29 Sep 2014 12:05 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Airbus has performed the first engine ground run with an A400M tactical transport for future operator Germany, with the milestone having being reached in accordance with a schedule to deliver the aircraft before the end of this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germanys-first-A400M-runs-its-engines-404239/
  • PICTURES: A350s fly in formation ahead of certification

    News | 29 Sep 2014 11:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    All five aircraft in the Airbus A350-900 test fleet have taken part in a formation flight, ahead of certification of the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-A350s-fly-in-formation-ahead-of-certification-404236/
  • ANALYSIS: From vision to world's most successful commercial engine: 40 years of CFM

    News | 29 Sep 2014 10:07 | Murdo Morrison

    ​It began with a casual encounter in Paris and has flourished into a 40-year marriage with a prodigiously successful offspring. CFM International – the union between the USA’s General Electric and France’s Snecma – is heading towards production of its 30,000th engine. But the joint venture’s start, back in the 1970s, was stuttering. The first years of the transatlantic relationship were fraught with cultural and language challenges, questions over the structure of the enterprise, and concerns within the US administration over transfer of sensitive military technology.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-From-vision-to-worlds-most-successful-commercial-engine-40-years-of-CFM-403417/
  • UK to join air strike campaign in Iraq

    News | 26 Sep 2014 16:41 | Beth Stevenson

    The UK Parliament has voted in favour of the Royal Air Force participating in the air strike campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-to-join-air-strike-campaign-in-Iraq-404201/
  • UK government debates offensive intervention against Islamic extremists

    News | 26 Sep 2014 13:42 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK Prime Minister and his opposition leader have stood before the House of Commons in joint support of a proposed British air strike campaign in Iraq against Islamic State (IS) militants.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-government-debates-offensive-intervention-against-Islamic-extremists-404184/
  • Macquarie orders up to 50 CS300s

    News | 26 Sep 2014 12:14 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The leasing arm of Macquarie AirFinance has signed a firm order for 40 Bombardier CS300 aircraft for delivery between 2017 and 2019.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Macquarie-orders-up-to-50-CS300s-404185/
  • Kings of the swingers: Top 13 swing-wing aircraft

    News | 26 Sep 2014 11:17 | Craig Hoyle

    ​As the operators of Europe’s Panavia Tornado mark the 40th anniversary of its first flight, we bring together a baker’s dozen of variable geometry aircraft – only most of which made it into operational service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kings-of-the-swingers-Top-13-swing-wing-aircraft-404176/
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