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.

Mar 2, 2017 - 11:28 AM
The California helicopter manufacturer sees sales numbers climbing this year, along with average unit prices growing due to customer options.
Mar 2, 2017 - 11:11 AM
Certification allows for approach angles of up to 6.65 degrees to operate into destinations such as London City and Lugano Airports.
Mar 1, 2017 - 10:12 AM
No word on identity of launch operators of either the CFM or Pratt-powered versions of the airplane, however
Mi-17 on ramp
Mar 1, 2017 - 7:27 AM
A second batch of Spyder air defense missiles has arrived, and Vietnam could be Elbit’s customer for a major Mi-17 helicopter upgrade.
Feb 28, 2017 - 9:51 AM
Charles Champion to retire by year-end
Feb 28, 2017 - 9:24 AM
Company reviewing timing of 10-aircraft-per-month production rate
Il-76MD-90
Feb 28, 2017 - 8:45 AM
The Il-76/78 fleet will likely be modernized, maybe including new engines. The Il-38 ASW aircraft will also be improved.
Gulstream G600
Feb 27, 2017 - 11:13 AM
N720GD took to the air for the first time on february 24, logging 4 hours 26 minutes aloft.
Embraer Phenom 300
Feb 23, 2017 - 10:58 AM
This is the fourth consecutive year that Embraer light jet's has achieved this mark, accumulating 266 deliveries since 2013.
FC-31
Feb 23, 2017 - 3:31 AM
A second prototype has flown, showing modifications. Meanwhile, export marketing continues.