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  • FARNBOROUGH: Grob seeking buyers for updated G520

    News | 22 Jul 2014 07:50 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Years after production halted, the Grob G520 is back in the spotlight, with Grob Aircraft seeking buyers for its revived G520 NG.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Grob-seeking-buyers-for-updated-G520-401725/
  • ​FARNBOROUGH: Aero secrets of Boeing’s new Dreamliner

    News | 18 Jul 2014 15:42 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    The Farnborough debut of Boeing’s latest 787 derivative has enabled details of the aircraft’s aerodynamic advances to be examined close up.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Aero-secrets-of-Boeings-new-Dreamliner-401784/
  • ​FARNBOROUGH: Boeing asked to rein in 787-9 display

    News | 18 Jul 2014 14:40 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Airbus and Boeing widebody rivals took to the skies above Farnborough this week for the first time in more than 30 years, but the US participant was forced to curtail its display by show organisers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Boeing-asked-to-rein-in-787-9-display-401781/
  • MAS: MH17’s communications were functioning “normally”

    News | 18 Jul 2014 06:08 | Greg Waldron

    ​Malaysia Airlines says the Boeing 777-200ER aircraft that crashed in the eastern Ukraine on 17 July had an unblemished safety record.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAS-MH17s-communications-were-functioning-normally-401754/
  • ANALYSIS: Boeing matches 787 cabin pressure in 777X cabin revamp

    News | 17 Jul 2014 10:00 | Stephen Trimble

    Any re-engining programme is about obtaining the maximum fuel efficiency benefit at the least cost while accepting certain compromises.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Boeing-matches-787-cabin-pressure-in-777X-cabin-revamp-401712/
  • MH17: Rebels hand over recorders to Malaysian team

    News | 22 Jul 2014 02:49 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Rebels in control of the Donetsk region have handed over cockpit and flight data recorders from the down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to team of Malaysian investigators.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MH17-Rebels-hand-over-recorders-to-Malaysian-team-401834/
  • MH17: Combat exclusion zone to surround crash site

    News | 21 Jul 2014 12:14 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Ukraine's president has ordered that an combat exclusion zone of 40km be placed around the wreckage site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, to aid the investigation into the crash.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MH17-Combat-exclusion-zone-to-surround-crash-site-401820/
  • Malaysia frustrated about MH17 crash site access

    News | 21 Jul 2014 02:17 | Greg Waldron

    Malaysia has stepped up its demands for access to the crash site of MH17, and says that a “safe corridor” to the crash site is still not open.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Malaysia-frustrated-about-MH17-crash-site-access-401794/
  • Uncertainty lingers over location of MH17 flight recorders

    News | 20 Jul 2014 13:29 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​There is still no clear indication as to the location or status of the two flight recorders from the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 which crashed in eastern Ukraine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Uncertainty-lingers-over-location-of-MH17-flight-recorders-401790/
  • Missile sightings back MH17 attack claim: security service

    News | 19 Jul 2014 17:11 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Ukraine’s counter-intelligence chief strongly believes that an Buk-M surface-to-air missile systems were transferred from Russia to Ukraine along with its crew before being used to shoot down the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Missile-sightings-back-MH17-attack-claim-security-service-401789/
  • 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/
  • Jammer successfully tested on-board Gray Eagle UAV

    News | 21 Jul 2014 13:34 | Beth Stevenson

    The US Army has completed the integration and testing of an electronic warfare (EW) capability on board its General Atomics MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned air vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Jammer-successfully-tested-on-board-Gray-Eagle-UAV-401816/
  • Urgent UAV capability required for MH17 crash site assessment

    News | 21 Jul 2014 12:19 | Beth Stevenson

    In the wake of the fatal downing of an airliner over occupied Ukraine on 17 July, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has issued an urgent solicitation to acquire an unmanned air vehicle capability to monitor the area.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Urgent-UAV-capability-required-for-MH17-crash-site-assessment-401803/
  • FARNBOROUGH: BAE bullish about APKWS purchase for US Army

    News | 21 Jul 2014 09:19 | Beth Stevenson

    ​BAE Systems is confident that by 2015 its precision rocket guidance system will be operational with the US Army.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-BAE-bullish-about-APKWS-purchase-for-US-Army-401733/
  • FARNBOROUGH: BAE introduces Typhoon simulator app

    News | 21 Jul 2014 08:14 | Beth Stevenson

    ​BAE Systems has developed a simulator app that allows operators to fly the Eurofighter Typhoon on the “Mach Loop” over Wales.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-BAE-introduces-Typhoon-simulator-app-401472/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Draken International buys refurbished L-159s

    News | 17 Jul 2014 10:08 | Ellis Taylor

    Private military contractor Draken International will buy up to 28 Aero Vodochody L-159Es from the Czech Republic under a three-way deal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Draken-International-buys-refurbished-L-159s-401670/
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