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  • OSHKOSH: Mahindra floats US assembly for rebranded Airvan

    News | 30 Jul 2014 01:47 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Mahindra Aerospace showed up at EAA Airventure with a new brand for the GA8 and GA10 Airvan utility aircraft, new amphibious floats and new interest in finding a US-based assembly site.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Mahindra-floats-US-assembly-for-rebranded-Airvan-402161/
  • OSHKOSH: UAV fears may prompt LSA expansion, LAMA says

    News | 30 Jul 2014 01:26 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has requested a survey of light sport aircraft (LSA) employed for commercial services in foreign countries, a possible step towards expanding the sector’s application in the USA a decade after the regulated category was created, says an LSA advocacy group.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-UAV-fears-may-prompt-LSA-expansion-LAMA-says-402159/
  • OSHKOSH: Carter reveals turbine plan, investor talks for VTOL prototype

    News | 30 Jul 2014 00:44 | Stephen Trimble

    An engine ignition glitch spoiled the planned arrival of the Carter Aviation Technologies PAV-II prototype, but the slowed-rotor compound aircraft still appears to be gaining momentum.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Carter-reveals-turbine-plan-investor-talks-for-VTOL-prototype-402158/
  • OSHKOSH: New Mooney ownership reveals relaunch plans

    News | 29 Jul 2014 23:11 | Stephen Trimble

    Mooney Aviation returned to Oshkosh after a five-year hiatus in grand style, revealing a backlog of 14 orders, delivering the first aircraft off a restarted production line and disclosing plans to offer a diesel engine-powered version.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-New-Mooney-ownership-reveals-relaunch-plans-402155/
  • OSHKOSH: TBM 900 makes Airventure debut

    News | 29 Jul 2014 01:36 | Freelance Reporter

    ​French airframer Daher-Socata’s latest iteration of its high-speed workhorse the TBM 900 is making its Oshkosh debut. Company executives captured the EAA Airventure spirit during their press conference, dubbing the show “the perfect backdrop to our significant product enhancements.”http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-TBM-900-makes-Airventure-debut-402105/
  • OSHKOSH: New investor puts Kestrel on three-year delivery pace

    News | 29 Jul 2014 01:28 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Kestrel Aircraft is now on pace to deliver the first of its eponymous, single-engined turboprop aircraft in 32-36 months, a company official says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-New-investor-puts-Kestrel-on-three-year-delivery-pace-402104/
  • OSHKOSH: Cirrus tests first production-conforming Vision jet

    News | 29 Jul 2014 00:54 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Cirrus Aircraft is continuing to test the flight characteristics of the first production-conforming model of the single-engined SF-50 Vision jet, says Cirrus president and chief operating officer Pat Waddick.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Cirrus-tests-first-production-conforming-Vision-jet-402102/
  • OSHKOSH: Icon unveils first production-conforming A5

    News | 29 Jul 2014 00:19 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Icon Aircraft marked the sixth anniversary of the unveiling of the A5 amphibian light sport aircraft by unveiling the first production-conforming prototype at EAA Airventure.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Icon-unveils-first-production-conforming-A5-402101/
  • OSHKOSH: Cessna adds diesel Skyhawk to GA fleet

    News | 28 Jul 2014 23:36 | Stephen Trimble

    ​With 100 low-lead avgas becoming increasingly scarce in Europe and Asia, Cessna has added a new variant of the ubiquitous 172 with a diesel engine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Cessna-adds-diesel-Skyhawk-to-GA-fleet-402100/
  • OSHKOSH: MVP reveals new seaplane, business model

    News | 28 Jul 2014 00:16 | Stephen Trimble

    A start-up with links to the original Cirrus management team has launched a sporty new amphibian development projected dubbed the “MVP”.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-MVP-reveals-new-seaplane-business-model-402050/
  • OSHKOSH: Safe Flight unveils AoA

    News | 27 Jul 2014 19:42 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Safe Flight has unveiled its answer to the challenge set by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to dramatically reduce low-altitude stalls in general aviation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Safe-Flight-unveils-AoA-402049/
  • Business jet demand driven by large-cabin types in Bombardier's 20-year forecast

    News | 22 Jul 2014 14:27 | Kate Sarsfield

    Strong growth is expected across the light, medium and large-cabin business aircraft sectors over the next 20 years, propelled by “long-term market drivers” such as wealth creation, expanding globalisation of trade, replacement aircraft and the increasing adoption of business jet use in high-growth economies including China, Russia and India. These are the projections in Bombardier’s latest industry market forecast.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Business-jet-demand-driven-by-large-cabin-types-in-Bombardiers-20-year-forecast-401856/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Airbus leads Clean Sky 2 rotorcraft development effort

    News | 16 Jul 2014 17:01 | Kate Sarsfield

    Airbus Helicopters is planning a rapid return for the technology employed on its record-breaking X3 compound rotorcraft demonstrator that flew off into graceful retirement last month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Airbus-leads-Clean-Sky-2-rotorcraft-development-effort-401683/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Edgley seeks buyer for Optica observation aircraft

    News | 16 Jul 2014 16:24 | Kate Sarsfield

    John Edgley, designer and developer of the iconic Optica observation aircraft, is at Farnborough hoping to find a buyer for the three-seat design who can bring the brand back to life.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Edgley-seeks-buyer-for-Optica-observation-aircraft-401484/
  • FARNBOROUGH: AgustaWestland delivers AW189 to Asia Pacific launch customer Weststar Aviation Services

    News | 16 Jul 2014 12:13 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​AgustaWestland is celebrating the handover of the first AW189 medium twin-engined helicopter to its Asia Pacific launch customer Weststar Aviation Services.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-AgustaWestland-delivers-AW189-to-Asia-Pacific-launch-customer-Weststar-Aviation-Services-401625/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Enstrom sets out certification timeframe for TH180

    News | 16 Jul 2014 06:34 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Enstrom Helicopter is preparing to fly its TH180 light piston-engined helicopter this quarter and says it will step up the sales and marketing effort for the two-seat single – provisionally dubbed the TH180 – once it has established the aircraft’s performance characteristics.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Enstrom-sets-out-certification-timeframe-for-TH180-401562/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Piaggio Aero appoints ConnectJets as its exclusive UK dealership

    News | 16 Jul 2014 05:09 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​UK business aircraft services provider ConnectJets was celebrating its first aircraft dealership at the show, following its appointment by Piaggio Aero as the exclusive sales agent for the Avanti EVO for the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Piaggio-Aero-appoints-ConnectJets-as-its-exclusive-UK-dealership-401632/
  • FARNBOROUGH: AgustaWestland secures first UK EMS customer for the AW169

    News | 15 Jul 2014 17:03 | Kate Sarsfield

    The UK's Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance Trust (KSSAAT) has become the first first UK emergency medical services (EMS) provider to select the AgustaWestland AW169 following the order for a single unit at the show.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-AgustaWestland-secures-first-UK-EMS-customer-for-the-AW169-401530/
  • FARNBOROUGH: GKN clinches Global rudder contract

    News | 15 Jul 2014 17:00 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Bombardier has awarded a multi-million dollar contract to UK engineering company GKN Aerospace to design, develop and supply the integrated rudder and elevator for the new Global 7000 and 8000 ultra long-range business jets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-GKN-clinches-Global-rudder-contract-401369/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Evektor EV-55 back on track following $200 million investment

    News | 15 Jul 2014 15:35 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Evektor has secured a $200 million investment from Malaysian company Aspirasi Pertiwi giving the Czech design and engineering company much needed investment to complete certification of its flagship EV-55 Outback utility aircraft programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Evektor-EV-55-back-on-track-following-200-million-investment-401544/
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