Air International 2016-03
M.Broadbent - Turbo Times /Commercial/
Russia is reviving Il-114 production 25 years after the type’s first flight.
The latest L 410 Turbolet under flight test in the Czech Republic. Test and certification work on the L410NG Turbolet is due for completion in the middle of this year.
Xi'an Aircraft Company is targeting Western certification for the MA700.
RUAG is restarting series production of the Do 228NG, with the company foreseeing demand for the aircraft in Africa and Latin America.
UK regional carrier Flybe is one of the Dash 8 Q400’s largest customers; it currently operates 50 examples of the aircraft. Here G-JEDP (c/n 4085) is seen approaching Paris CDG.
The first cargo combi Dash 8 Q400 was delivered to Ryukyu Air Commuter in December 2015.
Bombardier offers a dual-class layout for the Q400 mixing business and economy classes, as seen here in this Ethiopian Airlines aircraft.
Forty ATR 72-600s have been ordered by the Iranian Government for Iran Air as part of a slew of orders for western airliners following the easing of sanctions.
The ATR 72-600 cabin seats from 68 to 78 passengers, depending on an operator's seating choice.