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  • Flying Colours adds Bombardier's Global family to its special missions portfolio

    News | 01 Oct 2014 14:21 | Kate Sarsfield

    C​anadian engineering company Flying Colours is beefing up its completions and refurbishment portfolio to include bespoke special mission projects for Bombardier’s Global family of high-end business jets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flying-Colours-adds-Bombardiers-Global-family-to-its-special-missions-portfolio-404350/
  • ANALYSIS: Rolls-Royce harvests a decade of research for new engine projects

    News | 01 Oct 2014 14:06 | Murdo Morrison

    ​As Rolls-Royce prepares to build and begin testing next year its seventh member of the Trent family – the 7000 for the Airbus A330neo – it is harvesting the fruits of a decade’s worth of research and development projects into two studies that could form the basis for a new generation of widebody – and even possibly narrowbody – engines in the 2020s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Rolls-Royce-harvests-a-decade-of-research-for-new-engine-projects-404038/
  • NTSB says Part 135 accidents are up

    News | 01 Oct 2014 12:04 | David Learmount

    The US National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report on aviation accidents in 2013 shows accidents involving operations under federal air regulations Part 131 have increased compared with the previous year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NTSB-says-Part-135-accidents-are-up-404301/
  • Hexcel to build new composites plant for Airbus and CFM contracts

    News | 01 Oct 2014 09:47 | Dan Thisdell

    Carbonfibre materials specialist Hexcel is to cement its relationship with Airbus via a $250 million investment in production and quality control facilities at Roussillon in France.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Hexcel-to-build-new-composites-plant-for-Airbus-and-CFM-contracts-404300/
  • Australia's first F-35 gets airborne

    News | 01 Oct 2014 09:33 | Andrew McLaughlin

    ​The Royal Australian Air Force’s first Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II made its flight debut from the manufacturer’s Fort Worth facility in Texas on 29 September.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australias-first-F-35-gets-airborne-404333/
  • PICTURE: Vietnam Airlines' first A350 aircraft enters final assembly

    News | 01 Oct 2014 07:55 | Firdaus Hashim

    Vietnam Airlines' first Airbus A350-900 has entered final assembly.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Vietnam-Airlines-first-A350-aircraft-enters-final-assembly-404328/
  • Poland requests JASSM weapons for F-16 fleet

    News | 01 Oct 2014 07:49 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Poland is looking to add the Lockheed Martin AGM-158A Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) to its fleet of Lockheed F-16 fighters, under a potential acquisition worth around $500 million.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Poland-requests-JASSM-weapons-for-F-16-fleet-404313/
  • RAF Tornados strike first Islamic State targets

    News | 30 Sep 2014 21:10 | Craig Hoyle

    ​A pair of Royal Air Force Panavia Tornado GR4s engaged their first Islamic State targets in Iraq on 30 September, the UK Ministry of Defence has announced.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-Tornados-strike-first-Islamic-State-targets-404310/
  • Boeing to move 2,000 defence jobs from Seattle, Washington

    News | 30 Sep 2014 20:17 | Dan Parsons

    ​Boeing will shutter defence services facilities in Washington state and consolidate the work elsewhere in the United States to save cost, the company announced on 29 September.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-to-move-2000-defence-jobs-from-Seattle-Washington-404309/
  • Ex-Im could hit $2bn in business aviation financing

    News | 30 Sep 2014 16:50 | Edward Russell

    ​The US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) could double its $1 billion target to support general aviation through the end of its 2014 fiscal year, says president Fred Hochberg.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ex-Im-could-hit-2bn-in-business-aviation-financing-404305/
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