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Essential news for 12 Jan 2018

Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters responsible for building the first demonstrator of a rotary-wing drone for a warship

The DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) has just awarded a contract for technology development in the field of rotary-wing drones to the Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters consortium. The contract covers de-risking studies ahead of construction of a future tactical helicopter drone demonstrator aboard warships. The demonstration project will lead to trials of the drone launc...

HNA General Aviation Invests in Future Generations of Aviators

China is set to become one of the largest General Aviation markets in the world after the release of new guidelines by the Chinese State Council promoting investment and easing technicalities for operators. In a country with 1.3 million people and the largest consumer market in the world, only 300 general aviation airports, 281 general aviation operators and 1,874 general aviation aircraft existed...

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Swedish Stoflight Academy signs for an ALSIM AL42 Flight Simulator

ALSIM is very happy to announce the sale of an AL42 FNPT II flight simulator to the Stoflight Academy, based in Stockholm Vasteras Airport, Sweden. The simulator will be delivered at the beginning of this year. Stoflight’s Head of Training, Diako Rad says, "We have been looking for a capable simulator to meet our needs for a while now and after trying a few of them, we...