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  • PICTURES: India accepts first upgraded Mirage 2000s


    ​India’s first pair of Dassault Mirage 2000 fighters have completed an extensive upgrade activity in France, with the conversion programme now to be transitioned to Hindustan Aeronautics in Bengaluru.


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  • European tanker exercise points towards combined fleet


    ​Tanker aircraft from four nations are nearing the completion of a European Defence Agency-backed exercise which is...


  • PICTURE: A350 rejects take-off at maximum energy


    ​Airbus has carried out a maximum-energy rejected take-off with its A350-900 at the Istres base, final major test prior...


  • Snecma readies Silvercrest for first flight


    ​Snecma is making the final preparations for first flight of its new Silvercrest 11,450lb thrust-class business jet...


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  • European tanker exercise points towards combined fleet

    News | 21 Apr 2015 10:34 | Anno Gravemaker

    ​Tanker aircraft from four nations are nearing the completion of a European Defence Agency-backed exercise which is intended to increase interoperability and cooperation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/European-tanker-exercise-points-towards-combined-fleet-411433/
  • PICTURES: India accepts first upgraded Mirage 2000s

    News | 25 Mar 2015 12:18 | Craig Hoyle

    ​India’s first pair of Dassault Mirage 2000 fighters have completed an extensive upgrade activity in France, with the conversion programme now to be transitioned to Hindustan Aeronautics in Bengaluru.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-India-accepts-first-upgraded-Mirage-2000s-410545/
  • NBAA: At Dassault, new Falcons are no sweat

    News | 20 Oct 2014 00:00 | Dan Thisdell

    For Dassault Aviation, much of the focus at NBAA will inevitably be on what you cannot see – yet, anyway. But what cannot be seen can at least be felt, in the form of of a mock-up of the cabin of its upcoming Falcon 5X.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-At-Dassault-new-Falcons-are-no-sweat-404717/
  • ANALYSIS: Why Snecma is confident Silvercrest can win further applications

    News | 13 Oct 2014 11:30 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Snecma started powering up for its first foray into business aviation just as the sector itself was about to power down. Seven years on from the beginning of the test campaign on the Silvercrest core engine demonstrator in December 2007, the French propulsion specialist is convinced it made the right strategic move in launching full development of the 9,500-1,200lb-thrust (42.25-5.33kN) programme three years later without a confirmed customer.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Why-Snecma-is-confident-Silvercrest-can-win-further-applications-404463/
  • Kings of the swingers: Top 13 swing-wing aircraft

    News | 26 Sep 2014 12:17 | Craig Hoyle

    ​As the operators of Europe’s Panavia Tornado mark the 40th anniversary of its first flight, we bring together a baker’s dozen of variable geometry aircraft – only most of which made it into operational service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kings-of-the-swingers-Top-13-swing-wing-aircraft-404176/
  • ANALYSIS: India's air force modernisation challenge

    News | 04 Aug 2014 09:43 | Atul Chandra

    The modernisation of the Indian air force is massive in scale and hugely expensive, but will deliver capability that will put the service at the forefront of any battle in the future.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Indias-air-force-modernisation-challenge-402028/