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  • Airbus raises stakes in move to divest Dassault

    News | 25 Mar 2015 15:02 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Airbus’s bid to sell off non-core holdings is set to take a significant step forward, when it offloads a second tranche of shares in Dassault Aviation, taking its stake in the maker of Rafale fighters and Falcon business jets down to about 27%.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-raises-stakes-in-move-to-divest-Dassault-410551/
  • ANALYSIS: Air France, Malaysia Airlines losses prompt rethink on flight data

    News | 25 Mar 2015 14:59 | David Learmount

    ​Calgary-based communications specialist Flyht did not need events like the loss of Air France flight 447 or Malaysia Airlines MH370 to persuade it that airlines’ connectivity with their aircraft could beneficially be improved. It had been producing intelligent on-board satellite communications systems since 2003, and if either or both those aircraft had been fitted with one of these, the airline operations departments – and emergency services - would have had a great deal of instant information about the nature of the anomaly the aircraft and crew faced, and an accurate picture of the aircraft’s location.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Air-France-Malaysia-Airlines-losses-prompt-rethink-on-flight-data-410137/
  • PICTURES: India accepts first upgraded Mirage 2000s

    News | 25 Mar 2015 12:18 | Craig Hoyle

    ​India’s first pair of Dassault Mirage 2000 fighters have completed an extensive upgrade activity in France, with the conversion programme now to be transitioned to Hindustan Aeronautics in Bengaluru.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-India-accepts-first-upgraded-Mirage-2000s-410545/
  • PICTURE: Swedish air force receives its last Gripen C

    News | 25 Mar 2015 10:17 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Saab has delivered its final Gripen C ordered for the Swedish air force, with the fighter having been flown from its Linköping final assembly site to Kallinge air base near Ronneby on 19 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Swedish-air-force-receives-its-last-Gripen-C-410525/
  • Malaysia transfers first S-61 Nuris to army control

    News | 25 Mar 2015 10:09

    ​The Royal Malaysian Air Force has formally handed over an initial two of its Sikorsky S-61 “Nuri” transport helicopters to the nation’s army, with the pair having received special “digital” colour schemes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Malaysia-transfers-first-S-61-Nuris-to-army-control-410526/
  • ANALYSIS: How recent wins have powered up P&WC

    News | 25 Mar 2015 09:29 | Murdo Morrison

    ​These are “exciting times” in the business aviation market for Michael Perodeau, vice-president of corporate and military aviation at Pratt & Whitney Canada. Although the sector has failed to fully recover from the global downturn at the turn of the decade, the Montreal-based manufacturer, one of the oldest brands in business and general aviation, has had a good run of success. Its products will power three in-development types due to enter service over the next four years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-How-recent-wins-have-powered-up-PWC-410188/
  • GE Honda Aero engines receives US approval for HF120 production

    News | 25 Mar 2015 09:21 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​GE Honda Aero Engines has cleared a key milestone for its HF120 turbofan, which powers the HondaJet light twin-engined business jet, with the US Federal Aviation Administration granting production approval for its new manufacturing plant in Burlington, Massachusetts.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/GE-Honda-Aero-engines-receives-US-approval-for-HF120-production-410466/
  • Royal Jet sets sights on FBO expansion

    News | 25 Mar 2015 09:07 | Kate Sarsfield

    VVIP charter operator Royal Jet is planning to add its third fixed-base operation to its portfolio this year and is also eyeing three other possible destinations, which currently have little or no aircraft and passenger handling provision.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Royal-Jet-sets-sights-on-FBO-expansion-410520/
  • Daher opens new North American TBM headquarters

    News | 25 Mar 2015 09:00 | Kate Sarsfield

    Daher has moved the North American headquarters for its TBM aircraft business to a much larger facility nearby, in response to the growing demand for new aircraft after-sales support for its high-speed single-engined turboprop from within its largest market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Daher-opens-new-North-American-TBM-headquarters-410517/
  • US Marines stick to F-35B dates despite new problems

    News | 24 Mar 2015 20:36 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Marine Corps has decided to stand-up the first operational F-35B squadron in July with known software, structural and logistical deficiencies that must be fixed later, says Lt Gen Chris Bogdan, executive officer of the joint programme office.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Marines-stick-to-F-35B-dates-despite-new-problems-410518/
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