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Now that cold weather is here, I get asked quite often, “How long should I warm up my engine before I drive/fly off?”

As always, there is no simple answer. ...more


The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted certification to Embraer’s Legacy 500 executive jet during a ceremony at its headquarters, in Cologne, Germany. As a result of this approval, the aircraft can now enter into service in the Member States of the European Union as well as in EASA-associated countries. ...more


With Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs) sneaking steadily into commercial use across the globe for large and small businesses alike, Transport Canada is looking to ease the process by relaxing rules for business small UAV use. ...more


Airbus is accelerating its studies of an upgraded A380 and, after talks held last month with engine makers in Toulouse, appears to be closing on an initial agreement with Rolls-Royce. ...more


The Department of Defense (DOD) has assigned F-35 Regional Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Upgrade (MRO&U) capability for airframes and engines for the European Region. These initial MRO&U assignments will support near-term engine and airframe F-35 overseas operations and maintenance and will be reviewed and updated in approximately five years. ...more


F-35 development partners Italy and Turkey are the big winners for major maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade work in Europe for the single-engine, stealthy, multinational Lockheed Martin fighter. ...more


Qatar Airways has decided to not take delivery of its first Airbus A350-900 this weekend. The airline stated that the “ceremonial transfer of title has been postponed until further notice. With the imminent launch of the A350 program, both entities are committed to introducing the A350 very soon.” ...more


Dassault is showcasing 5X cabin mock-up for the first time in the Middle East, which is home to one in five orders for the large-cabin, long-range business jet. ...more


Airbus has given the strongest hint yet that it could launch a re-engined version of its airliner-derived ACJ320 family as early as next year. ...more


Ahead of the publication of our annual World Air Forces directory, our Top 10 feature looks at some of the rarest aircraft still to be found in active military service around the globe. ...more


Speaking at the Credit Suisse Global Industrials Conference, Bruce Tanner, executive vice president and CFO at Lockheed Martin noted the progress put forth in the last year behind the F-35 Lightning II, Joint Strike Fighter program. ...more


In 2015, the largest professional civilian jet aerobatic team will undertake its first United States tour. This exceptional formation, consisting of seven L-39C Albatros planes flying at nearly 700 km/h (435 mph), has already performed in 36 countries across the world. ...more


Interesting post about flying and why it is worth to know how to do it. ...more


Airbus and the Toulouse-based Tarbes National Engineering School (ENIT, for it’s name in French), a higher education and research institution, have signed a partnership agreement. ...more


The UK Royal Air Force has welcomed its first Airbus A400M Atlas tactical transport for training use, as the service makes preparations to stand up its first operational squadron with the type early next year. ...more