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.

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.
F-35 fighter
Aug 16, 2016 - 2:08 PM
The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile will be the first British-designed missile to enter service on the F-35.
Aug 15, 2016 - 10:40 AM
Milestone marks start of static test airframe assembly
F-16B in flight
Aug 15, 2016 - 7:33 AM
The Diehl BGT IRIS-T weapon was carried by aircraft flown to Australia for big multinational exercise.
Aug 11, 2016 - 12:50 PM
Launched at NBAA 2014, the 3,200-nm/5,926-km Challenger 605 features the Bombardier Vision flight deck.
Learjet 75
Aug 11, 2016 - 10:27 AM
Textron Aviation could be an “interested potential buyer for cost synergies and potential to upgrade Lear service customers to its bizjets," says analyst.
Lockheed Martin weapon close-up
Aug 10, 2016 - 7:27 AM
But rivalry with alternative provider Raytheon continues.
Aug 9, 2016 - 2:02 PM
Lessor claims Canada’s export credit agency failed to abide by original agreement