• Comac C919 enters final flight test stage

  • Embraer to allow ERJ-145 operators to install HEPA filters

  • Embraer solicits partners for potential turboprop but rules out alternative powertrain

  • Manufacturers see no single ‘silver bullet’ to reach aviation’s CO2 reduction target

  • Brazil lifts Boeing 737 Max grounding

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News

Volga-Dnepr temporarily withdraws An-124 fleet after Novosibirsk accident

Russian outsize freight carrier Volga-Dnepr Airlines has temporarily withdrawn its Antonov An-124 freighter fleet from service, pending clarification of the circumstances of an accident in Novosibirsk.

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News

Embraer solicits partners for potential turboprop but rules out alternative powertrain

Embraer is likely to base any future turboprop airliner on the fuselage of its current E-Jet models and use conventional engines rather than any alternative propulsion system, the head of its commercial aviation unit indicates.

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Interview

Why despite success, Safran chief Petitcolin is playing down achievements

As his five-year tenure comes to an end, Safran’s outgoing chief executive can reflect on a period of sustained growth for the French aerospace giant – but that is something he is reluctant to take credit for.