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.

Aero India static display
Feb 20, 2017 - 3:58 AM
From fighters to helicopters to AEW aircraft to missiles, foreign OEMs competed to meet India’s requirements.
Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Feb 17, 2017 - 2:39 PM
The ceremony at Boeing's facility in North Charleston, S.C., featured a speech by President Donald Trump.
Indian multirole helicopter on display
Feb 16, 2017 - 6:02 PM
The target is to replace Mil Mi-17s, but a new contract to upgrade those machines is also announced at the Aero India show.
Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan
Feb 16, 2017 - 5:02 PM
Conversations he had with the President influenced a January 26 Pentagon order to review the F-35 program, said Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan.
Eurofighters in flight
Feb 16, 2017 - 2:09 PM
Airbus statement says the allegations over a 2003 sale are unfounded and without warning.
Feb 16, 2017 - 11:54 AM
The Canadian aircraft manufacturer expects to deliver 135 business jets this year, which is even lower than that in 2016.
Gulfstream's G650ER
Feb 16, 2017 - 11:36 AM
The announcement adds to the large-cabin, ultra-long range pair's growing list of country approvals.
Bombardier Global 7000
Feb 16, 2017 - 11:11 AM
The Global 7000 remains on track for entry into service in the second half of 2018.
XAT-5 model on display
Feb 16, 2017 - 8:41 AM
The island republic will boost its local defense industry rather than buying M346s from Italy.
Boeing South Carolina
Feb 15, 2017 - 9:34 PM
Employees of the 787 Dreamliner final assembly facility voted against joining the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers.