Aircraft

News and developments about airplanes, helicopters and unmanned air vehicles used in all varieties of operations, including airlines, military, business, commercial, general aviation and private.

Lockheed Martin LM-100J cabtop assembly
Aug 24, 2016 - 10:13 AM
Lockheed Martin expects to finish assembling the civil variant of the C-130J Hercules in the next few months and to fly the aircraft next year.
Aug 24, 2016 - 9:35 AM
The Piaggio board has replaced CEO Carlo Logli on an interim basis with chief operating officer Renato Vaghi.
Aug 24, 2016 - 4:01 AM
With some input from Boeing, Stratasys's new approaches to 3D printing and additive manufacturing are set to break through the technology's limitations.
Aug 23, 2016 - 12:10 PM
EASA validation comes as Piper plans sales campaign in Europe.
Cessna Citation Longitude engine run
Aug 23, 2016 - 10:44 AM
First flight is anticipated in the "coming weeks."
Embraer Phenom Ace cabin
Aug 23, 2016 - 9:56 AM
The exterior paint scheme borrows a racing motif, while the cabin sports lighter seats inspired by structures with visible exoskeletons.
KC-46A tanker refuels an F-16 fighter
Aug 22, 2016 - 11:31 AM
Boeing will deliver 19 low-rate initial production tankers over two production lots by August 2018.
Tupolev Tu-22M3 strategic bomber
Aug 18, 2016 - 9:43 AM
Hamedan is the second foreign base Russia has occupied in its bombing campaign against militants fighting the Syrian government.
Airlander 10 in flight
Aug 17, 2016 - 6:22 PM
Manufacturer says that defense is still the key market, although civil authorities EASA and UK CAA will monitor flight tests.
Gulfstream G280
Aug 17, 2016 - 11:06 AM
Despite its 3,600-nm book-number range, the G280 landed with reserve fuel in excess of NBAA IFR requirements on the record-breaking flight.