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.

Hawk 108 and 208 in flight
Mar 23, 2017 - 10:55 AM
The single-seat Mk208 light attack version will be renewed by BAE Systems in partnership with Airod.
Lockheed Martin T-50
Mar 22, 2017 - 12:07 PM
If the U.S. Air Force asks, the manufacturer contends it can begin deliveries in 2022, two years before planned initial operational capability.
Heron 1 on ramp
Mar 22, 2017 - 10:09 AM
The MALE UAV has achieved full operating capability after local enhancements to communications and training systems.
Embraer Phenom 300
Mar 21, 2017 - 12:35 PM
Despite the UBS business jet index being at a post-recession high, market fundamentals remain “relatively weak.”
Boeing 737 Max 8 in flight
Mar 21, 2017 - 12:08 PM
Malaysian low-fare carrier to start service between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in early May
Cessna Citation Longitude
Mar 20, 2017 - 11:37 AM
The twinjet—registered as N702GL—reached an altitude of 13,600 feet and speeds up to 256 knots during the maiden flight.
U-2 in flight
Mar 20, 2017 - 7:30 AM
The U.S. Air Force will postpone plans to retire the high-flying recce jet in 2019-20.
Mar 16, 2017 - 2:58 PM
Airbus pledges complete cooperation as probes intensify
Mar 16, 2017 - 12:08 PM
After helicopter and missile controversies, new review promises a more considered approach.
Mar 14, 2017 - 4:19 PM
U.S. airframer pledges to announce more information ‘at a later date’