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  • More Super Tucano sales possible this year

    News | 22 May 2015 20:49 | Dominic Perry

    ​New orders for the Embraer A-29 Super Tucano appear imminent, with the airframer hoping to announce additional commitments before year-end.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/More-Super-Tucano-sales-possible-this-year-412709/
  • US government clears MH-60R sale to Saudi Arabia

    News | 22 May 2015 20:02 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US State Department has approved a requested sale of 10 Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin MH-60R Seahawk anti-submarine helicopters to the Saudi Arabian government.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-government-clears-MH-60R-sale-to-Saudi-Arabia-412708/
  • VIDEO: Boeing confident in SB-1 design for Pentagon's FVL

    News | 22 May 2015 17:44 | James Drew

    ​Boeing is banking on its partnership with Sikorsky on the SB-1 Defiant demonstrator to help usher in the next generation of rotorcraft for Army but still anticipates that its long-serving AH-64 Apaches and CH-47 Chinooks will continue to dominate the skies out to 2060.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Boeing-confident-in-SB-1-design-for-Pentagons-FVL-412705/
  • Thales bags selection for RN Crowsnest system

    News | 22 May 2015 16:35 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Thales is to supply an improved version of its Searchwater radar and Cerberus mission system to deliver the UK Royal Navy’s Crowsnest airborne early warning (AEW) capability, following a selection announcement made on 22 May.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thales-bags-selection-for-RN-Crowsnest-system-412700/
  • S-97 Raider makes debut test flight

    News | 22 May 2015 16:22 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Sikorsky has completed a first flight of the self-funded S-97 Raider at the company's flight test facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, to open a year-long test and demonstration phase for the high-speed, compound helicopter proposed for light attack, scout and special utility missions.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/S-97-Raider-makes-debut-test-flight-412703/
  • Embraer close to resuming KC-390 flight tests

    News | 22 May 2015 16:13 | Dominic Perry

    ​Embraer will in the next two months resume test flights of its developmental KC-390 transport and tanker, following a lengthy pause since its first – and only – sortie on 3 February.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-close-to-resuming-KC-390-flight-tests-412696/
  • OPINION: Why business jet builders must keep their nerve

    News | 22 May 2015 15:00 | Flight International

    ​Business jet buyers are a fickle lot. Most airlines expect a new commercial aircraft to provide reliable service for at least 12 years before a replacement is even considered. But the average owner of a corporate aircraft starts looking for an upgrade in about half that time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-business-jet-builders-must-keep-their-nerve-412693/
  • Simulator industry gets in training for aircraft ramp-up

    News | 22 May 2015 14:59

    ​Given the unprecedented wave of airliner orders of recent years, strong demand for simulators is unsurprising. CAE, which claims the top slot in civil simulation equipment sales, ended its financial year on 31 March having sold 41 full-flight simulators (FFS), the second-highest total ever, after 2013-14’s record 48. (The latest year’s number did not include a further 11 deployed to CAE’s own training centres.)http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Simulator-industry-gets-in-training-for-aircraft-ramp-up-412420/
  • Double-vision: Our Top 10 listing of A350 customers

    News | 22 May 2015 13:23 | Craig Hoyle

    ​To accompany the release of our flight test report on the Airbus A350, our Top 10 feature looks at the leading airline customers to date for the XWB, by number of aircraft ordered. Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database records the European company as having so far secured firm commitments for a combined 780 of the big twin, the first example of which entered use in January 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Double-vision-Our-Top-10-listing-of-A350-customers-412685/
  • ANALYSIS: Eurojet looks for EJ200 to power ahead on new platforms

    News | 22 May 2015 11:25 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Each time a quick reaction alert sortie is launched from any of the nations operating the Eurofighter combat aircraft, it is dependent on the availability of the type’s twin Eurojet EJ200 turbofan engines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Eurojet-looks-for-EJ200-to-power-ahead-on-new-platforms-412446/
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