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.

September 22, 2017, 8:40 PM

U.S. Air Force Will Test KC-46 to Assess Boom-Scraping Issue

The service has identified three technical deficiencies with the Boeing 767 tanker derivative, now in developmental testing.

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Jul 25, 2017 - 12:18 PM
Russian company expects aircraft to produce a sonic boom with intensity less than 72 dBA or 78 dB SPL (sound pressure level).
Eclipse 700
Jul 25, 2017 - 11:04 AM
The company believes it could be done with work on the aircraft in 18 to 24 months.
Samson Motors Switchblade prototype
Jul 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Oregon-based Samson Motors believes its two-passenger, three-wheel Switchblade will be available next year in kit form.
Jul 25, 2017 - 9:48 AM
Features of the G1000NXi include faster processing times, improved graphics rendering and enhanced readability with LED bED back-lighting.
Jul 25, 2017 - 9:45 AM
Closure of road between Blenheim and Christchurch boosts New Zealand regional's passenger traffic
Cirrus Vision jet
Jul 25, 2017 - 8:19 AM
The company is producing eight pistons and one jet per week.
Piper M600
Jul 25, 2017 - 7:49 AM
Wing spar inspection required.
Jul 24, 2017 - 8:40 PM
Deliveries had been on hold since May 2016.
Blackhawk aircraft on ramp
Jul 24, 2017 - 2:46 PM
Program provides a 'reset' for Caravans. Certification of XP67A engine upgrade imminent.
Stratos 714 proof-of-concept on ramp
Jul 24, 2017 - 12:50 PM
The company could offer a kit version of the aircraft before a certified version.