Top News on Farnborough

  • Airbus pushes for UK maritime patrol contest


    ​One of the potential bidders for a future UK maritime patrol aircraft requirement is calling on the Ministry of Defence to hold a competition, rather than “rush in” to a sole-source deal to buy Boeing’s 737-based P-8.


  • Other News for Farnborough

  • Bell targets mid-November for Jet Ranger X first flight


    ​Bell Helicopter is targeting mid-November to perform the maiden sortie of its new 505 Jet Ranger X as activity on the...


  • FARNBOROUGH: Bell makes headway in civil segment


    ​Bell Helicopter, for so long a bit of a bystander in the civil segment, is suddenly very busy with a pair of...


  • FARNBOROUGH: Grob seeking buyers for updated G520


    Years after production halted, the Grob G520 is back in the spotlight, with Grob Aircraft seeking buyers for its...


  • News Listings for Farnborough

  • ANALYSIS: Intrepid prioritises unsecured debt for growth

    News | 24 Jul 2014 12:59 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​US operating lessor Intrepid Aviation is concentrating on capital market issuances for the time being rather than pursuing a credit rating.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Intrepid-prioritises-unsecured-debt-for-growth-401980/
  • Airbus pushes for UK maritime patrol contest

    News | 23 Jul 2014 14:30 | Craig Hoyle

    ​One of the potential bidders for a future UK maritime patrol aircraft requirement is calling on the Ministry of Defence to hold a competition, rather than “rush in” to a sole-source deal to buy Boeing’s 737-based P-8.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-pushes-for-UK-maritime-patrol-contest-401924/
  • Bell targets mid-November for Jet Ranger X first flight

    News | 23 Jul 2014 14:21 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bell Helicopter is targeting mid-November to perform the maiden sortie of its new 505 Jet Ranger X as activity on the initial flight-test vehicle accelerates.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bell-targets-mid-November-for-Jet-Ranger-X-first-flight-401923/
  • Lessor orders at Farnborough inflate financing risk

    News | 23 Jul 2014 13:50 | Laura Mueller

    ​Aircraft lessors were the largest purchasers of new aircraft at this year's Farnborough air show, raising the "risk" that these buyers will face either a challenging funding environment or a downturn in the airline sector due to the long-term nature of the order periods, warns  Fitch Ratings in a research reporthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lessor-orders-at-Farnborough-inflate-financing-risk-401925/
  • Raytheon takes aim at UK Spear deal with SDB II

    News | 23 Jul 2014 12:53 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Raytheon will offer its SDB II precision-guided bomb for the UK’s Spear Capability 3 requirement to arm the Eurofighter Typhoon and Lockheed Martin F-35B, taking on European rival MBDA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Raytheon-takes-aim-at-UK-Spear-deal-with-SDB-II-401907/
  • ANALYSIS: Embraer closes in on final E2 design decisions

    News | 23 Jul 2014 10:39 | Stephen Trimble

    Now halfway between programme launch and scheduled first flight, Embraer’s E2 family of re-engined and re-winged E-Jets is rapidly taking final shape.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Embraer-closes-in-on-final-E2-design-decisions-401900/