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.

Jul 9, 2016 - 9:30 AM
U.S. company has always led the way in aluminum for aerospace but it is investing heavily in additive manufacturing and other “disruptive” technology.
Jul 9, 2016 - 9:20 AM
Company says delays in transition to FAUB won’t threaten 777X EIS schedule, however.
airplane
Jul 9, 2016 - 7:39 AM
This year, Boeing Aircraft is celebrating its 100th anniversary.
plane being built
Jul 9, 2016 - 1:30 AM
Competing With Boeing’s 787 is one reason Airbus is looking at a larger A330neo, which it launched at the last Farnborough show in 2014.
engines
Jul 9, 2016 - 12:01 AM
The Trent 7000 powerplant for the Airbus A330 Neo represents “a pretty active program,” says Rolls-Royce customer marketing head Peter Johnston.
Predator B in flight
Jul 8, 2016 - 7:27 AM
Raytheon’s German subsidiary will provide a radar-detecting and locating sensor.
two airplanes
Jul 8, 2016 - 4:00 AM
Automatic system is on the way, as well as a kit for the C295. Meanwhile, a solution to the A400M helicopter problem is being explored.
Jul 8, 2016 - 4:00 AM
The company is now approved to manufacture landing gear for Chinese aircraft programs.
man
Jul 8, 2016 - 3:15 AM
Seabury advises and supports airlines dealing with issues such as fleet optimization and network planning.
F-35s in flight
Jul 7, 2016 - 5:03 PM
Talks to conclude new production contracts are still not done, but movement on price is going in the right direction.