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  • India acquires 36 Rafales from Dassault Aviation

    Dassault Aviation has officially announced the sale of 36 Rafale fighter jets to India. The contract was signed in New Delhi today, 23rd September. This is the largest export order so far for the French fighter jet and comes after nine years of negotiation.
     

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  • The Training Jet: a Necessary Step for Fighter Pilots

    Boeing and its partner Saab have just rolled out their new training jet: the T-X. It’s intended use is to train all future F-15, F-16 and F-35 US Air Force pilots. This will be a necessary step for all trainees.
     

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  • ONERA: futuristic projects in sight

    This year, ONERA is celebrating its 70th birthday but far from slipping into retirement, this scientific research centre is buzzing with projects, some of which are aeronautical, like NOVA and AMPERE that we present here. Watch the video. Read the article.
     

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  • The Airbus Group launches its Leadership University

    The Airbus group has just launched its Leadership University in Blagnac, near Toulouse (south-western France). The site is open to all employees and aims to maximise their leadership skills.
     

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  • Airpower: One of the Best Air shows in Europe

    Airpower is considered one of the best air shows in Europe. The meeting has just taken place in Austria and gathered 240 aircraft as well as 300,000 spectators on the ground, all with their heads locked skyward. Watch our best of video. Read the article.
     

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  • A Spectacular Belly Landing for this Boeing 737

    One of Trigana Air Service’s Boeing 737 touched down on the 13th September on its belly without the landing gear, which got ripped off on impact with the runway. No one was hurt but the video is spectacular. Watch the video (no commentary). Read the article.
     

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  • Maiden Flight for Virgin Galactic’s new vessel

    As we announced on the 7th of September, Virgin Galactic’s new space vessel (VSS unity) has just entered into service. Securely attached to the shuttle, the vessel carried out its maiden flight from the Mojave Desert in California. Watch the video (no commentary). Read the article.
     

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  • Switzerland still working on Modular Aircraft Project

    A flying wing that several independent capsules get clipped up to. That’s what the Clip-Air project we reported on last year is all about. The project is being developed at the Federal Polytechnic Institute in Lausanne (Switzerland), which is now looking at adapting it to business aviation.
     

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  • Hannes Arch killed in Helicopter Crash

    Hannes Arch, the aerobatics pilot was killed last Thursday 8th September in a helicopter crash in Austria. He was at the helm of a Robinson R66, which hit a rocky cliff shortly after take off.
     

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  • When cabin lighting synchronizes your biological clock

    Conceived back in the 1980's, light therapy, which consists in exposing oneself to artificial light is proving its worth. This technique is used by many airlines to help overcome the problems associated with de-synchronization of passengers' biological rhythms.
     

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  • China kickstarts the Antonov An-225 production

    The Antonov An-225, the biggest aircraft currently in service worldwide, was launched in the 80s. Only one aircraft was built at the time but now, production is to be re-launched thanks to the Chinese aircraft manufacturer AICC.
     

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  • Sully: the full-length trailer

    After «American Sniper», Clint Eastwood is back with "The miracle on the Hudson". The American director recreates the emergency water landing of the US Airways' A320 in New York. Watch the full-length trailer. Read the article.
     

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