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Checklist July 2017

FEATURES

EBACE 2017
Piracy on the increase
A close-up of the Diamond Aircraft DA62
Lilium Jet - Dream or reality?
The BOV Aviation Outlook 2017
Citation Mustang’s final delivery

AIRLINES

Air Mauritius’ first A350XWB takes shape
Proflight Zambia opens new route
Jambo Jet received first new Dash 8Q-400
Aircraft participation is “plane sailing” at new air show

AIRPORTS

Zambian airports record increased movements
Cape Town’s new runway is a step closer

NEWS

Airbus achieves automatic air-to-air refuelling contact
Texas Turbine conversions achieves milestone
LM-100J commercial freighter’s first flight
Citation Longitude programme moves towards certification
SACAA passes ICAO audit with ease
Pulling her weight for charity
JAA TO and AviAssist join forces for safety in Africa
Hail to the travel industry
Status of low cost carriers in East Africa
Eagle Air soars into Wonderboom terminal
Stratolaunch rolls out to begin ground testing
US approves MD530F helicopter sale to Kenya
Pooleys celebrates Diamond Jubilee
Death of an aviation icon
More headaches for the “Saints”
Thrilling finish to President’s Trophy Air Race
Turbo Skyhawk JT-A gets its tickets
Launch of the CAASA Aviation Activity Index
Proflight hosts senior pilots for high-level course
Canada’s first global circumnavigation by helicopter ready

AIRSHOWS

Paris Air Show preview
Newcastle Air Show 2017

MILITARY

SAAF air capability demonstration

DRONES

World of drones — Is there light at the end of the ROC Tunnel?

SAFETY

Flight Safety — “Confirmation biases”- Fearsome foe

REGULARS

Personality Corner — Elijah Chingosho
West African Journal
World Air News round-up

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Cover Caption: The front cover’s dramatic sunset picture of a SAAF 28 Squadron C-130 Hercules and the above photo of an Oryx helicopter were both taken by Pieter Cronje during the recent SAAF Capability Demonstration.

More pictures and a brief account of the exercise by Abri Kriegler can be found on Page 66.

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