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Embraer's E190-E2 Cruises Through Joint Definition Phase
Friday, 27 June 2014 10:20

Embraer expects its E190 E2 to enter service before July 2018Embraer’s preliminary design review of the E190-E2 at the end of May marked the completion of the project’s joint definition, the company announced on Tuesday. Embraer has also completed wind tunnel tests on the 106-seat jet, scheduled to enter commercial operations before July 2018. Development continues with the critical design review, meant to validate product maturity ahead of prototype production.


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Cessna commences assembly line flow on Citation Latitude business jet
Monday, 23 June 2014 10:47

Cessna CitationTextron Aviation's subsidiary Cessna Aircraft has commenced full assembly line flow on the Citation Latitude midsize business jet at its manufacturing plant in Wichita, Kansas, US.

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FlightSafety Cuts Ribbon on Expanded Teterboro Center
Friday, 06 June 2014 15:22

FlightSafety Cuts RibbonFlightSafety International cut the ribbon on the major expansion and renovation project at its Teterboro, N.J learning center yesterday. The expansion increased floor space by 50 percent and refurbished the entire facility, including a new lobby area and café.

The primary addition to the facility is a crew emergency training program.


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President signs CAP Congressional Gold Medal bill
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 09:33

civil air patorlPresident Barack Obama has signed into law S. 309, the bill awarding a Congressional Gold Medal to Civil Air Patrol for its service during World War II. The legislation, approved in May 2013 by the Senate and last week by the House, recognizes the volunteer service of more than 120,000 men, women and teenagers who joined CAP immediately before and during the war.

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Congressional Gold Medal approved for Civil Air Patrol
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 08:39

CAP logoWhen the founding members of Civil Air Patrol, the U.S. Air Force auxiliary, risked life and limb to help protect the home front during the early days of World War II, they weren’t looking for recognition.

Some seven decades later, though, they’re receiving it, thanks to the U.S. House of Representatives’ voice vote Monday afternoon to award CAP a Congressional Gold Medal for its volunteer service during the war, when more than 120,000 members stepped up to support the military effort and help keep the nation secure.

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OpenAirplane lands in Austin
Wednesday, 07 May 2014 09:00

OpenAirplane AustinPilots visiting Austin now have a new way to fly.

Austin Academy of Aviation at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport has joined the OpenAirplane network. “Austin is a great place to fly,” comments Virgil Kennedy, owner of the academy. “We’re looking forward to offering our customers a new service, and the freedom to fly when they travel. When pilots visit, we want them to feel at home. ”

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Prince William visits Pacific Aerospace
Monday, 28 April 2014 08:48

Prince WilliamPrince William, Duke of Cambridge, recently visited Pacific Aerospace, which has been developing the latest model of its P-750 XSTOL aircraft over the last 18 months.

“The Mark III P-750 has taken a lot of effort from our design engineers and production staff to bring to market and the hard work has paid off,” said CEO Damian Camp.

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Powering Imagination teams with Embry-Riddle to create electric flight program
Friday, 25 April 2014 10:05

Powering ImaginationEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Powering Imagination have entered into an agreement to create an electric flight program focused on reducing aircraft emissions and noise through development of electric propulsion systems.

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Russia Steps Up Power Play Over Crimean Airspace
Thursday, 24 April 2014 08:04

AeroflotThe tense stand-off between Ukraine and the Russia Federation over who controls flights in and out of Crimea continues.

Early this week Russia issued Federation passports to Simferopol-based controllers working within its newly formed “Crimea Air Navigation” branch, the latest gesture in its effort to wrest the Simferopol flight information region (FIR) away from Ukrainian State Air Traffic Service Enterprise (UkSATSE) control and absorb it into its own air traffic control operations.

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Première mondiale : Dassault fait voler un drone militaire avec un Rafale et un Falcon
Monday, 14 April 2014 11:04

Dassault Le groupe français a révélé qu'il avait réalisé le 20 mars 2014 un vol en patrouille du nEUROn, le drone de combat furtif, avec un Rafale et un Falcon 7X.

Dassault Aviation* a révélé qu'il avait réalisé le 20 mars 2014 un vol en patrouille du nEUROn, le drone de combat furtif, avec un Rafale et un Falcon 7X.

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