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Civil Aviation

Embraer signs agreement to train Moroccan aeronautical engineers

altEmbraer and the Mohammed VI International Aviation Academy (AIAC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the training of Moroccan aeronautical engineers.
 

Tanzania orders two Q400 turboprops from Bombardier

A Bombardier Dash 8.The Government of Tanzania has signed a firm purchase agreement for two Q400 turboprop airliners from Canada’s Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.
   

Solar plane circles globe in first for clean energy

Solar Impulse 2.A solar-powered aircraft successfully completed the first fuel-free flight around the world on Tuesday, returning to Abu Dhabi after an epic 16-month voyage that demonstrated the potential of renewable energy.
   

EgyptAir Flight 804 broke up in mid-air after fire – claim

Fire aboard EgyptAir before crashEvidence gathered in an investigation into the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 in the Mediterranean Sea in May shows the plane likely broke up in mid-air after a fire near or inside the cockpit that quickly overwhelmed the crew, according to Egyptian officials involved in the inquiry, the New York Times reported on Friday.
   

China completes world's largest amphibious aircraft

The AG600 amphibian.China has unveiled the world's largest production amphibious aircraft after seven years of work, which it plans to use to perform marine rescue missions and fight forest fires, the Xinhua news agency has reported.
   

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