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Dassault CEO frustrated over fighter talks with Airbus – Reuters
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Dassault CEO frustrated over fighter talks with Airbus – Reuters

Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, poses at the factory of French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation in Merignac near Bordeaux, France, February 6, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, March 4 (Reuters) – Dassault Aviation (AM.PA) voiced frustration over a dispute with partner Airbus (AIR.PA) about...

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EASA launches European Information Sharing and Cooperation Platform on Conflict Zones

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) launched the European Information Sharing and Cooperation Platform on Conflict Zones, an initiative which ensures that participating EASA member states and their operators have easy access to the best information when planning flights near or over areas of conflict. The aim of the Platform is to enable its...

NetJets Agrees To Buy and Operate 150 Lilium eVTOLs – Aviation International News
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NetJets Agrees To Buy and Operate 150 Lilium eVTOLs – Aviation International News

Under a memorandum of understanding, fractional aircraft provider NetJets plans to add 150 Lilium eVTOLs to its fleet, Lilium revealed to investors this week. NetJets has secured purchase rights for Lilium’s six-passenger model, which could be operated in both the U.S. and Europe. In a February 28 statement to investors, Germany-based Lilium said NetJets would...

FAA's Latest 5G Airworthiness Directive Revises Landing Requirements for Most 737s – Aviation Today
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FAA's Latest 5G Airworthiness Directive Revises Landing Requirements for Most 737s – Aviation Today

The FAA has issued a new airworthiness directive requiring flight manual changes for thousands of U.S.-registered Boeing 737s, including the 737-800 pictured here. (Boeing) A new airworthiness directive (AD) published by the Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday identifies hazardous interference from 5G C-Band wireless broadband operations that could prevent radio altimeters on most Boeing 737s...

The 14 different kinds of business class seats in 2022 – Runway Girl Network
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The 14 different kinds of business class seats in 2022 – Runway Girl Network

As aviation in much of the world begins to accelerate out of the pandemic effects of COVID-19, the business class seating landscape has changed substantially, with new products released since 2019 now becoming dominant. The new longhaul narrowbody revolution, too, is bringing new products to bear, so to summarise and categorise the industry’s products, RGN...

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Let L-410 burns out at Bukavu, DRC, after on board fire

Narrative: A Let L-410UVP-E3, 9S-GFA, burnt out at Bukavu-Kavumu Airport, D.R. Congo. The aircraft was carrying 1600 kgs of cargo bound for Lulingu, D.R. Congo. Local media reports suggest that a fire developed on board the aircraft after takeoff. The pilots reportedly returned to Kavumu Airport and evacuated from the aircraft. The fire quickly engulfed...

See inside the $75 million private jet that may be the largest Bombardier ever builds – Business Insider
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See inside the $75 million private jet that may be the largest Bombardier ever builds – Business Insider

Inside a Bombardier Global 7500 demonstration aircraft. Thomas Pallini/Insider The Bombardier Global 7500 is the largest purpose-built private jet that’s currently flying passengers. Travelers can fly up to 7,700 nautical miles and at speeds of up to Mach .925, surpassing any aircraft from Gulfstream or Dassault.  Wealthy travelers aren’t clamoring for anything larger at the...

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Report: Global 6000 suffers wing tip strikes after encountering gusting winds

ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246664 Last updated: 4 February 2022 This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information. Date: 30-DEC-2020 Time: 10:38 LT Type:...

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Spoiler issue eyed in fatal Dominican Gulfstream G-IV crash

Narrative:A Gulfstream G-IVSP, registration HI1050, was destroyed when it struck terrain while attempting to make an emergency landing at Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ/MDSD), Dominican Republic. The two pilots, one flight attendant and six passengers were killed. Among those on board was Puerto Rican music producer Flow La Movie (José Ángel Hernández). Preliminary investigation...

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Sky Airline Peru passes IATA safety audit

Sky Airline Peru passed the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). Sky Airline Peru is a Peruvian subsidiary of Sky Airline from Chile. It was founded in 2019. The airline currently operates Airbus A320neo aircraft, registered to the Chilean parent company. The IOSA programme is an evaluation system designed to assess the operational management and control...