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  • EASA issues volcanic ash safety bulletin

    News | 22 Aug 2014 15:11 | David Learmount

    ​The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued a safety information bulletin (SIB) to prepare airlines, air navigation service providers and national aviation authorities for the procedures they would have to follow in the event that the seismic activity reported by Iceland becomes a major volcanic eruption.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EASA-issues-volcanic-ash-safety-bulletin-402957/
  • ANALYSIS: The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet

    News | 22 Aug 2014 10:58 | Murdo Morrison

    There are many fronts in the commercial war between the big two airframers. In one crucial skirmish – size of global single-aisle in-service fleet – the Airbus A320 family is within a whisker of overtaking the Boeing 737, when old and current-generation types are combined.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-changing-size-and-shape-of-the-world-airliner-fleet-402837/
  • Air India 787 grounded for engine inspection, repair

    News | 21 Aug 2014 21:02 | Stephen Trimble

    An Air India Boeing 787-8 is grounded through at least 23 August while GE Aviation inspects a potential fault in the accessory gearbox of both GEnx-1B engines installed on the aircraft, the engine maker says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-India-787-grounded-for-engine-inspection-repair-402922/
  • PICTURE: BAE's Hawk T1 turns 40

    News | 21 Aug 2014 16:36 | Jamie Hunter

    Qinetiq has marked the 40th anniversary of the Hawker Siddeley (now BAE Systems) Hawk jet trainer's first flight, by commissioning in-flight pictures of pre-production aircraft XX154 – which remains in use with the Empire Test Pilots’ School.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-BAEs-Hawk-T1-turns-40-402914/
  • US FAA lays out conditions for A350 lithium batteries

    News | 21 Aug 2014 14:56 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​US regulators have issued the special conditions for approving lithium-ion battery installation on the Airbus A350-900.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-FAA-lays-out-conditions-for-A350-lithium-batteries-402910/
  • US Navy seeks nano-, small-sized UAVs

    News | 20 Aug 2014 18:43 | Dan Parsons

    The US Navy has putn out a call for small and "nano-sized", vertical take-off and landing unmanned air systems (UAS) for use by Marine infantry units to collect battlefield intelligence.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Navy-seeks-nano-small-sized-UAVs-402883/
  • Northrop touts HALE UAV capabilities to NATO members

    News | 20 Aug 2014 17:03 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Northrop Grumman has revealed that it is in “active dialogue” with two potential European NATO customers for he company's family of high altitude, long endurance unmanned air vehicles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Northrop-touts-HALE-UAV-capabilities-to-NATO-members-402880/
  • K-Max demonstrates autonomous ground vehicle delivery

    News | 20 Aug 2014 15:27 | Beth Stevenson

    The US Army and Lockheed Martin have successfully tested the capability the K-Max unmanned helicopter has to deliver an autonomous ground vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/K-Max-demonstrates-autonomous-ground-vehicle-delivery-402835/
  • Taiwan F-16V passes design milestone

    News | 20 Aug 2014 15:25 | Dan Parsons

    ​The most recent version of the Lockheed Martin F-16s has passed critical design review, making way for upgrades to Taiwan’s fleet of the single-engined fighter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Taiwan-F-16V-passes-design-milestone-402877/
  • A320 tweak to prevent computer 'forgetting' sharklets

    News | 20 Aug 2014 08:20 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Operators of Airbus A320s with sharklet wing-tips are being instructed to modify the aircraft to prevent the possibility that flight computers could forget the sharklets are fitted.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A320-tweak-to-prevent-computer-forgetting-sharklets-402863/
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