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.

Apr 25, 2017 - 10:24 AM
Panama-based Kodiak Central America will represent the Kodiak in Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.
missile and missile firing
Apr 25, 2017 - 9:39 AM
New developments such as the Zircon and Brahmos pose new threats to large warships.
Embraer Legacy 500 in Melbourne
Apr 24, 2017 - 12:01 PM
This would mirror the decision announced in 2015 that it would assemble all Phenoms at the Melbourne, Florida plant.
Gulfstream's G280
Apr 24, 2017 - 11:31 AM
The super mid-size bizjet has notched more than 60 city-pair speed records since its 2012 service debut.
Apr 21, 2017 - 10:06 AM
The Qahar fighter was taxied, but has not yet flown. The Kowsar trainer was on static display. The missiles have been fired.
Embraer Executive Jets president and CEO Michael Amalfitano
Apr 20, 2017 - 12:49 PM
It cited MGM trading in its fleet of “Brand X” airplanes late last year for two Embraer Lineages after being pitched on their value proposition.
Apr 20, 2017 - 11:18 AM
Airline plans to place CFM Leap-powered narrowbody into service on May 31
F-16 durability testing
Apr 19, 2017 - 3:08 PM
The Air Force authorized F-16 Block 40-52 flight operations to 12,000 hours, potentially extending the fighter's service life into the 2040s.
Beechcraft King Air 350i
Apr 19, 2017 - 11:22 AM
First-quarter revenues at Textron Aviation skidded $121 million from a year ago, to $970 million, in part to lower King Air volumes,
 Il-78M refuels a Tu-160
Apr 17, 2017 - 10:50 AM
Rather than convert some Il-96 freighters, the air force will rely on smaller new and existing Il-78s.