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Aviation engineering news

First Ultra Long Range A350 makes debut in Toulouse

The first Ultra Long Range (ULR) Airbus A350 XWB has made its debut from final assembly in Toulouse prior to having the engines fitted. The aircraft, which is destined for Singapore Airlines, was rolled out of the final assembly hangar following completion of the airframe assembly and has now moved [read more]

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Ryanair to close Glasgow base

Ryanair has announced it is to close its base at Glasgow Airport (GLA/EGPF) later this year with the aircraft and routes moving to Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH). The Irish budget carrier currently has 1 aircraft based at the Scottish airport but under its revised plans for Winter 2018 it will move the [read more]

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Aviation safety news

Flybe flight carries out emergency landing at Manchester

A Flybe (BE/BEE) flight from Edinburgh to London City has carried out an emergency landing at Manchester Airport this morning. Flight BEE1333 left Edinburgh Airport at 7:32am before declaring an emergency and rapidly descending down to 5000ft.  The aircraft, a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 G-PRPL, is understood to have suffered [read more]

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Aviation safety news

One injured in Scottish light aircraft crash

One person has been taken to hospital with minor injuries after a light aircraft crash in Moray. The pilot, who was the sole occupant, was treated on the scene for minor injuries after the crash at Shempstons Airfield near RAF Lossiemouth. The Jodel D117 G-BBPS overturned in a field next to [read more]

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Stobart Group eyes Flybe takeover

Stobart Group has filed a statement with the London Stock Exchange (LSE) showing it has struggling low-fares airline Flybe on its radar for a takeover. The statement, which was filed yesterday (22nd February) says that Stobart Group has been “reviewing alternative structures for our airline and leasing business that can play [read more]

Zeus confirmed for Yeovilton Air Day 2018
Air show news

Zeus confirmed for Yeovilton Air Day 2018

Hot off the heels of confirming at another UK display the Hellenic Air Force F16 Display Team “Zeus” has also confirmed for Yeovilton Air Day 2018. The annual air show at RNAS Yeovilton, which this year is on the 7th July,  will see the Block 52+ variant F16 make its [read more]