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  • Russia's re-engined Il-76MD makes flight debut

    News | 08 Oct 2014 12:20 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Russia’s air force remains on track to receive its first Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A airlifter before the end of this year, after the type completed a 4h 20min flight debut from the Aviastar SP production site in Ulyanovsk on 3 October. The aircraft’s crew performed checks on its general handling, engine performance and other systems during the sortie, Aviastar says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russias-re-engined-Il-76MD-makes-flight-debut-404562/
  • Greece looks to reactivate P-3 Orion fleet

    News | 08 Oct 2014 09:52 | Dan Parsons

    ​Greece has moved a step closer to reactivating its Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion maritime surveillance aircraft, with the US State Department having on 7 October approved a requested $500 million modernisation deal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Greece-looks-to-reactivate-P-3-Orion-fleet-404558/
  • US clears way for Brunei purchase of Lockheed C-130J

    News | 07 Oct 2014 20:17 | Dan Parsons

    The US State Department has approved the possible sale of a Lockheed Martin C-130J and six engines to the government of Brunei.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-clears-way-for-Brunei-purchase-of-Lockheed-C-130J-404540/
  • Israeli company sells VTOL Da Vinci

    News | 07 Oct 2014 13:51 | Arie Egozi

    Flying Production – an Israeli manufacturer of multi-rotor unmanned air systems (UAS) – has unveilled its Da Vinci; a compact, lightweight, vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) design.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israeli-company-sells-VTOL-Da-Vinci-404480/
  • Learjet collided with German Eurofighter during hard turn

    News | 07 Oct 2014 13:49 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The two-man crew of a Bombardier Learjet 35A died when their aircraft was in collision with a German air force Eurofighter when a quick reaction alert training exercise went wrong, Germany’s BFU accident investigation board has concluded, in an interim report into the 23 June mishap.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Learjet-collided-with-German-Eurofighter-during-hard-turn-404523/
  • UK to delay next Tornado squadron retirement

    News | 07 Oct 2014 12:44 | Craig Hoyle

    ​All three of the Royal Air Force’s current Panavia Tornado GR4-equipped frontline squadrons will continue to operate the strike aircraft for the immediate future, after the UK government reversed a decision to disband one of the units early next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-to-delay-next-Tornado-squadron-retirement-404517/
  • Airbus aims Polish Orlik MPT at export market

    News | 07 Oct 2014 12:35 | Bartosz Glowacki

    More than four months after it performed the debut flight of Poland's enhanced PZL-130 Orlik MPT multipurpose trainer, Airbus Defence & Space has formally presented the aircraft for the first time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-aims-Polish-Orlik-MPT-at-export-market-404515/
  • Indonesia still gung-ho on KFX participation

    News | 07 Oct 2014 09:11 | Greg Waldron

    Jakarta has reaffirmed its commitment to partnering with Seoul on the KFX indigenous fighter programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Indonesia-still-gung-ho-on-KFX-participation-404511/
  • Philippines invites bids for ASW helicopters

    News | 07 Oct 2014 08:27 | Greg Waldron

    The Philippines has issued a tender for two anti-submarine warfare helicopters, with bidding to commence on 21 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Philippines-invites-bids-for-ASW-helicopters-404509/
  • US Navy to order Gulfstream jet for test-range surveillance

    News | 06 Oct 2014 19:46 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Navy announced on 6 October its will purchase a Gulfstream G550 modified to carry the conformal airborne early warning system (CAEW).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Navy-to-order-Gulfstream-jet-for-test-range-surveillance-404498/
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