FLUG REVUE August 2014
In the August issue, we track the latest progress of the Airbus A350 XWB and the Saab Gripen E. We also look at Lufthansas fleet renewal programme and report from EBACE in Geneva.
Airbus A350 aircraft in flight test marathon
Freezing fog, desert sun, water bath: How Airbus puts the A350 through the mill
New regional jets poised for take-off
Aircraft types such as the CSeries or the MRJ promise great benefits in terms of fuel consumption, but many programmes are struggling with delays.
Aircraft buyer Nico Buchholz
He determines Lufthansa's requirements for jets and finds the right aircraft.
The airports of Buenos Aires
The Argentinian capital's two airports make an odd couple.
EBACE 2014 trade fair report
Numerous new products were presented at the Geneva business aviation fair such as the Falcon 8X or the G650ER.
Saab Gripen E
Despite the setback in Switzerland the Swedish manufacturer remains confident. The maiden flight is scheduled for next year.
MEADS air defence system
Will the Luftwaffe be buying?
The large-scale exercise involved all military services and delivered important results
A350 XWB service-life tests
At the iABG in Erding three aircraft lives go by in a flash
Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-TEN
The new standard engine for the Boeing 787 has entered the testing phase
LADEE – success after extra time
Experts used laser beams to test super-fast communication
A UFO over Hawaii?
An innovative demonstrator has been developed modelled on the globefish
Heinkel He 178
The world's first jet flew its maiden flight in Rostock 75 years ago
August editorial: Airbus and Safran pool launcher activities in long overdue move
VIP interview with Marco Túlio Pellegrini, president of Embraer Executive Jets
Occupations in aviation
Afterburner: C-47 Dakota at the D-Day celebrations