More aircraft debris found on Reunion

Debris could offer clues to missing Malaysia Airlines plane

Chinese investors compete to buy Avolon

Fight for Irish aircraft leasing group could see $2.5bn valuation

US activist builds stake in Rolls-Royce

ValueAct investment likely to add to pressure on aerospace group

Abdul Kalam, Indian aeronautical engineer and president, 1931-2015

Rocket science hero who soared to head of state

Airbus upbeat despite A400M charge

Aerospace group takes €290m hit as it posts 6% rise in sales

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BAE Systems reports flat core earnings

Group awaits news on orders for Typhoon jets and Australian ships

Air to Air - images taken over Baltic airspace by Typhoon pilots, intercepting Russian Mikoyan MiG-31 aircraft. On Friday 24th July as part of NATO’s ongoing mission to police Baltic airspace, RAF Typhoons intercepted 10 Russian aircraft during a single Baltic Air Patrol, Quick Reaction Alert mission: The Typhoon aircraft, from 6 (Fighter) Squadron, RAF Lossiemouth were launched after multiple groups of aircraft were detected by NATO air defences in international airspace near to the Baltic States. Once airborne, the RAF jets identified the aircraft as 4 x FULLBACKS Sukhoi Su-34 fighters, 4 x FOXHOUNDS Mikoyan MiG-31 fighters and 2 x Antonov An26 ‘CURL’ transport aircraft who appeared to be carrying out a variety of routine training. The Russian aircraft were monitored by the RAF Typhoons and escorted on their way.

Nato jets intercept Russian aircraft

Alliance sees steady rise in airspace provocations

MH370 search: Réunion debris examined

Malaysian PM says ‘very likely’ wreckage is from a B777

Bombardier delays new jet as orders dive

The Global 7000 aircraft will not enter service until 2018

China regulator probes Avic shares sales

State-owned aerospace company chairman blamed rout on foreigners

Rolls-Royce CEO supports diversification

Warren East says group has probably underinvested in marine

Virgin rocket cleared despite safety fears

Regulator saw scope for human error but issued waiver to rules

BAE at risk of missing earnings target

Defence group struggles to clinch jet and ship contracts

Fate of former dictator Gaddafi’s family

Surviving members of his family include his widow, the mother of seven of eight biological children

GKN to buy Fokker for €706m

Aerospace group to pay €500m in cash and take on €206m in debt

Experts warn of killer robot arms race

Musk, Hawking and others call for autonomous weapons ban

Finmeccanica changes tack on US sale

Brighter defence outlook sees retention of $5bn electronics arm

PM attacked over Malaysia trip amid scandal

Cameron’s counterpart at centre of allegations involving $600m

Tribunal keeps UK-Saudi contract secret

Case concerned deal that allegedly involved corrupt payments

Week in Review, July 25

Credit Suisse’s strong results; Eli Lilly and Lockheed also in the news

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