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Checklist March 2017

FEATURES

State of the corporate jet industry today
Air show accident and in incident report 2016
Flying the Vampire

AIRLINES

Air Zimbabwe plans to resume long haul flights
Morocco to join Emirates’ A380 netowrk
Kenya Airways turns 40 as it searches for a new CEO
Iran Air takes delivery of its first of 100 Airbus aircraft

AIRSHOWS

Ghana’s airshow shaping up to be a winner

GENERAL AVIATION

The quest to fly helicopters — Part 1 Aviation
KZN schools aviation careers expo 2017

AIRPORTS

Two new domestic airports to open in Ghana
Zimbabwe airports to under refurbishment
Zambia’s main airports handled increased traffic last year

NEWS

Race develops for the first SBJ in service
Former RNZAF Bristol to be shipped to the UK
How do you fly a plane inside a Jumbo?
Gulfstream G280 featured at Kigali event
Infrastructure, taxes, consumer protection top agenda at AACO
SA simulator manufacturere will be moving premises this month
ATR announces new larger turboprop project
Lufthansa group showcases future of travel
Zimbabwe to resturucture national aviation authority
AfBAA’s regional symposium and NBAC combine in West Africa
Textron celebrates 45th anniversary of first Citation delivery
Gulfstream G650ER continues record streak
Iran buys 40 ATR 72-600s
iPhone 6’s battery explosion brought down Egypt Airline flight
The Aquila is coming!
Kenyan helicopter sector on a roll
Successful first launch for space based ADS-B network
Orly Airpark hosts East Africa’s general aviation
Aerial fire-fighting tanker earns board approval
First flight of Italian SW-4 helicopter
Conference addresses challenges of Africa’s airports
Seat-kicking most aggravating passenger behaviour

MILITARY

Pilatus sells 21 PC-21s on the trot
First CAEW G550 for the Italian Air Force
Saudi Arabia received its first F-15SA
China is ready to sell radar able to track stealth planes

SAFETY

Safety concern for unaccompanied minors within SA
Why the aviation industry must work together to tackle mental health stigma

REGULARS

Flarepath — Light at the end of the tunnel?
Personality corner — Charles Mutantabowa
World Air News round-up
West African Journal
World of Drones — SA legislation Part 101

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Cover Caption: Pilatus’ PC-24 shows what wet runway tests are all about as the new jet enters another stage of its rigorous flight test programme en route to certification. The new jet is described in The State of the Corporate Jet Industry Today.

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