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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.

August 16, 2017, 2:48 PM

Britain’s Costly Carrier Enters Home Port

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of two huge new warships, completed initial sea trials, but won’t be operational until the end of 2020.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth
Aug 16, 2017 - 2:48 PM
HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of two huge new warships, completed initial sea trials, but won’t be operational until the end of 2020.
Aug 16, 2017 - 2:21 PM
If it pulls off the feat, the HondaJet would assume the title from the Embraer Phenom 300, which has been the best seller in this category for four years.
Aug 16, 2017 - 12:16 PM
The N219 program still lacks funding for certification, but has achieved a major milestone.
Aug 15, 2017 - 5:12 PM
In 2015, Honda Aircraft appointed Lider Aviacão as its exclusive dealer to provide sales, service and support for customers in Brazil.
Setting its sights beyond Brazil’s borders, Pilatus has found success with sales of its PC-12 turboprop single. Its PC-24 jet promises to be even more popular once it’s certified.
Aug 15, 2017 - 3:06 PM
Swiss manufacturer's agent for the Latin American region, Synerjet, has achieved considerable success with the PC-12 and PC-24.
HondaJet HA-420
Aug 15, 2017 - 1:33 PM
Piston, turboprop and business jet deliveries in the second quarter edged up 2.6 percent, while billings suffered a 1.2. percent decline.
Falcon 900 winglets
Aug 15, 2017 - 1:24 PM
Aviation Partners, Inc. has specilized in the design of advanced winglets to reduce drag and increase range
Diamond’s DA62 twin has already shown success in local markets, and special-missions sales are anticipated.
Aug 15, 2017 - 1:07 PM
Diamond's exclusive agent in Brazil is selling its new piston twin, and promoting its strengths in modifying aircraft for special missions.
Denali rendering
Aug 15, 2017 - 12:13 PM
Textron expects to fly its Cessna Denali prototype next year, an aircraft that marries 21st century aircraft design technology with an all-new powerplant
BBJ Max family
Aug 15, 2017 - 11:56 AM
Boeing Buisness Jets has sold 250 airliner-derived aircraft into the VIP/corporate market, and hopes its new BBJ MAX 7 will build on the company's success