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  • Ansat civil light twin helicopter cleared for passenger operations

    News | 31 Dec 2014 11:08 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Russian Helicopters' new civil Kazan Ansat light helicopter, has received additional certification allowing the commercial twin-engined type to carry fee-paying passengers. Deliveries are scheduled to begin next year..http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ansat-civil-light-twin-helicopter-cleared-for-passenger-operations-407542/
  • Canada approves Citation Latitude's PW306D1 engine

    News | 29 Dec 2014 18:02 | Kate Sarsfield

    Pratt & Whitney Canada has received Transport Canada approval for its PW306D1 turbofan. The 5,760lb thrust engine will power Cessna’s new midsize business jet, the Citation Latitude, which is scheduled to enter service next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Canada-approves-Citation-Latitudes-PW306D1-engine-407505/
  • NetJets converts Phenom 300 options into firm orders

    News | 29 Dec 2014 14:29 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​NetJets, the world’s largest business aircraft operator, has converted 10 of its 75 Embraer Phenom 300 options into firm orders at a cost to the US company of around $90 million. Deliveries are set to begin in January 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NetJets-converts-Phenom-300-options-into-firm-orders-407496/
  • Cirrus flies third and final SF50 Vision test aircraft

    News | 29 Dec 2014 12:26 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Cirrus Aircraft's ambition to be the first to market with a certificated single-engined personal jet, took a major leap forward on 20 December when its third and final conforming Vision SF50 test aircraft made its maiden flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cirrus-flies-third-and-final-SF50-Vision-test-aircraft-407492/
  • FORECAST: ​Did we get it right in 2014?

    News | 19 Dec 2014 09:47

    ​Just to keep ourselves honest, here's our scorecard from last year's forecastshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FORECAST-Did-we-get-it-right-in-2014-407208/
  • Embraer Legacy 500 receives European certification

    News | 18 Dec 2014 02:15 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Embraer has received European approval for its Legacy 500 business jet and is preparing to deliver the first midsize aircraft into the region during the first quarter of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-Legacy-500-receives-European-certification-407237/
  • VIDEO: Dassault rolls-out ultra-long-range Falcon 8X

    News | 18 Dec 2014 00:09 | Kate Sarsfield

    Dassault has rolled-out the first Falcon 8X during dedicated customer event at its 60-year old manufacturing facility at Bordeaux-Merignac.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Dassault-rolls-out-ultra-long-range-Falcon-8X-407236/
  • NetJets Europe leads advanced approach trial

    News | 16 Dec 2014 11:39 | David Learmount

    NetJets Europe is leading a consortium of 15 companies called A3 (Advanced Approaches for all Airports) to run advanced airport approach trials to as part of the Single European Sky research project SESAR. The intention is to develop new approach and landing solutions that will increase the traffic throughput of Europe's airport network, but also reduce emissions and noise.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NetJets-Europe-leads-advanced-approach-trial-407143/
  • Daher-Socata hits 700th TBM delivery milestone

    News | 16 Dec 2014 11:24 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Daher Socata has delivered over the 700th TBM single-engined turboprop, since the first of high-speed aircraft series  – the TBM 700 - entered service over 25 years ago.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Daher-Socata-hits-700th-TBM-delivery-milestone-407144/
  • Gulfstream selects PPG as G500, G600 window supplier

    News | 15 Dec 2014 16:58 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Gulfstream has selected PPG Industries to supply windshields, side cockpit windows and passenger-cabin window assemblies for its new G500 and G600 business jets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gulfstream-selects-PPG-as-G500-G600-window-supplier-407123/
  • Top 10 last-minute aviation Christmas gifts on eBay

    News | 12 Dec 2014 16:09 | Stephen Trimble

    In case you’ve been too busy to notice, less than 12 shopping days now stand before Christmas. To assist our more procrastinating readers, Flightglobal has compiled a list of the top 10 last-minute Christmas gifts available for purchase right now on eBay, the online auction site. Aviation tends to rank among the more expensive hobbies, and so our guide is not recommended for readers on fixed or even normal incomes.​http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Top-10-last-minute-aviation-Christmas-gifts-on-eBay-407055/
  • Triumph gains loss-making Spirit packages for Gulfstream

    News | 10 Dec 2014 22:43 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Spirit AeroSystems has closed the book on a financially painful, six-year foray into the business jet market, reaching an agreement with Triumph Group to take over wing assembly work in Tulsa, Oklahoma for Gulfstream G650s and G280s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Triumph-gains-loss-making-Spirit-packages-for-Gulfstream-406916/
  • MEBA: Gama Aviation says Hangar8 merger is part of necessary consolidation

    News | 09 Dec 2014 13:52 | Murdo Morrison

    The founder of Gama Aviation says its merger with UK rival Hangar8 - announced as day one of MEBA came to an end - is part of a necessary consolidation in the industry that will produce a stronger player with a growing global footprint.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-Gama-Aviation-says-Hangar8-merger-is-part-of-necessary-consolidation-406908/
  • MEBA: Flying Colours plots twin-track expansion

    News | 09 Dec 2014 11:51 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Flying Colours has returned to MEBA to promote its expanding maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services portfolio to existing and potential customers across the Middle East.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-Flying-Colours-plots-twin-track-expansion-406901/
  • MEBA: Lufthansa Technik keeps 747 work rolling in

    News | 09 Dec 2014 11:35 | Dominic Perry

    ​Lufthansa Technik (LHT) is keeping its Hamburg hangars well-stocked with widebody work as a procession of VVIP completions rolls through the facility.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-Lufthansa-Technik-keeps-747-work-rolling-in-406900/
  • MEBA: Comlux signs first widebody contract

    News | 09 Dec 2014 11:25 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Comlux America, the US completions and service centre arm of the Comlux Group, has signed its first fit-out completions contract.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-Comlux-signs-first-widebody-contract-406898/
  • MEBA: AMAC looks at expansion as it prepares to open fourth widebody hangar

    News | 09 Dec 2014 10:17 | Murdo Morrison

    Swiss maintenance and interiors specialist AMAC is set to complete a successful year as it prepares to open a fourth hangar at its main facility in Basel, Switzerland, and expand its operation in Turkey.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-AMAC-looks-at-expansion-as-it-prepares-to-open-fourth-widebody-hangar-406896/
  • MEBA: Emirates considers expanding Executive offering

    News | 09 Dec 2014 05:36 | Murdo Morrison

    Emirates says it will decide in 2015 whether to expand its Emirates Executive offering with further aircraft, one year after launching the high-end charter service with a single Airbus A319.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-Emirates-considers-expanding-Executive-offering-406851/
  • At least three killed in first Phenom 100 crash

    News | 08 Dec 2014 20:45 | Stephen Trimble

    ​At least three people were killed on 8 December in the first fatal accident involving the Embraer Phenom 100 while it appeared to be on the final approach path to an airport in Maryland.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/At-least-three-killed-in-first-Phenom-100-crash-406877/
  • MEBA: Embraer displays best selling business jet trio and publishes market forecast

    News | 08 Dec 2014 16:59 | Kate Sarsfield

    Embraer is out in force at MEBA with three of its best-selling business jets in the region - the Phenom 300, the Legacy 650 and the Lineage 1000E - and announced its intention to deliver the first Legacy 500 to a Middle Eastern customer before the end of the month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-Embraer-displays-best-selling-business-jet-trio-and-publishes-market-forecast-406855/
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