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  • US Army continues to face financial challenge of rotary fleet maintenance

    News | 21 Jan 2015 15:33 | Beth Stevenson

    The US Army has warned that its rotary fleet will continue to be streamlined as US budget sequestration increases pressure to reduce costs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Army-continues-to-face-financial-challenge-of-rotary-fleet-maintenance-408160/
  • Asian deal is sweet Music for Elbit Systems

    News | 21 Jan 2015 15:15 | Arie Egozi

    ​Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract from an undisclosed Asian nation to provide mini-Music directional infrared countermeasures (DIRCM) systems for its army fleet of Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk utility helicopters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Asian-deal-is-sweet-Music-for-Elbit-Systems-408163/
  • Rafael's Litening pod to gain air-to-air capability

    News | 21 Jan 2015 14:58 | Arie Egozi

    ​The next generation of Rafael’s Litening targeting pod will be able to operate in an air-to-air mode, helping to identify targets that have been previously detected by a fighter’s radar.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rafaels-Litening-pod-to-gain-air-to-air-capability-408161/
  • VistaJet establishes permanent US presence

    News | 21 Jan 2015 14:53 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Swiss VIP charter operator VistaJet has established a permanent presence in the USA following a “positive reception” to its service, launched in September 2013.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VistaJet-establishes-permanent-US-presence-408159/
  • WiJet to raise investment to fund regional and international expansion

    News | 21 Jan 2015 12:16 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​French business aircraft operator WiJet is looking to raise €15 million ($17.4 million) to fund its expansion programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WiJet-to-raise-investment-to-fund-regional-and-international-expansion-408145/
  • TBM 900 sales boost Daher-Socata annual performance

    News | 20 Jan 2015 16:49 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Daher-Socata says the introduction of its TBM 900 last year, coupled with the decline in the TBM used aircraft inventory, resulted its strongest annual performance since the market peak of 2008http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/TBM-900-sales-boost-Daher-Socata-annual-performance-408112/
  • Israel to upgrade F-15Is with new radar

    News | 20 Jan 2015 16:32 | Arie Egozi

    ​The Israeli air force is upgrading the capabilities of its Boeing F-15I strike aircraft, with the work to include installing a new radar.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israel-to-upgrade-F-15Is-with-new-radar-408113/
  • Nextant's G90XT twin turboprop takes flight

    News | 20 Jan 2015 13:17 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Nextant Aerospace's G90XT programme made a giant leap toward the finishing line on 15 January when the remanufactured Beechcraft King Air C90 flew for the first time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Nextants-G90XT-twin-turboprop-takes-flight-408102/
  • Solar Impulse unveils Si2's round-the-world solar flight route

    News | 20 Jan 2015 12:44 | Kate Sarsfield

    Solar Impulse today revealed details of the global route for its second-generation solar-powered aircraft Si2, which is set to embark on the world's first ever official round-the-world solar flight by early March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Solar-Impulse-unveils-Si2s-round-the-world-solar-flight-route-408096/
  • AESA upgrade battle heats up for F/A-18 Hornets

    News | 19 Jan 2015 20:46 | Stephen Trimble

    A new competition has emerged to upgrade the radars for potentially hundreds of the original Boeing F/A-18 Hornet fighters operated by US and foreign militaries.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AESA-upgrade-battle-heats-up-for-FA-18-Hornets-408074/
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