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.

Dec 21, 2016 - 10:08 AM
First of its Pratt-powered Airbus narrowbodies now scheduled to enter service in next year’s fourth quarter
Boeing T-X trainer
Dec 20, 2016 - 4:36 PM
The single-engine jet made its maiden flight from St. Louis as industry teams awaited imminent release of the T-X request for proposals.
Dec 20, 2016 - 10:07 AM
Claims Bombardier benefitted from more than $4 billion in illegal subsidies
Dec 20, 2016 - 10:03 AM
The retrofit comes two months after the combined enhanced vision system won U.S., European and Brazilian approvals for the Legacy 500 and 450.
Dec 20, 2016 - 9:24 AM
Second flight test article joins FTA-1 and FTA-4 in Moses Lake
Dec 20, 2016 - 7:51 AM
Tactical capabilities have been extended, and a new support contract signed. But helicopter refueling remains a problem.
Dec 20, 2016 - 6:06 AM
Four ATR 72 600s with radar, EO and ESM sensors are replacing the air force’s Breguet Atlantics
Dec 19, 2016 - 2:37 PM
Plans call for continuation of cost-cutting moves that will see BCA employment drop by 8 percent this year
Dec 19, 2016 - 12:38 PM
First of two being acquired as offset for Israeli buy of M346s has upgraded systems, that have been jointly developed with Italy
Northrop F-5 on ramp
Dec 19, 2016 - 10:46 AM
Russian aerospace firms exhibited in force at the recent Iran Air Show; license-production of the Su-30MK is mooted.