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.

Airbus Helicopters H145M in flight
Dec 3, 2015 - 12:45 PM
Deliveries of the new light military support helicopter are on time and budget.
HondaJet on runway
Dec 3, 2015 - 12:01 AM
Dec. 13, 2003, marked the announcement of the first flight of the experimental HondaJet, a milestone reached after decades of research.
Dec 2, 2015 - 6:27 PM
Cirrus Aircraft releases the Vision SF50 single-engine jet's performance capabilities.
AC-130 gunship on ramp
Dec 2, 2015 - 4:41 PM
The U.S. military is taking disciplinary action after the AC-130 gunship attack on the MSF hospital that killed 30.
F-16D-Plus on static display
Dec 2, 2015 - 3:51 PM
The island nation will spend more than $1 billion to modernize 60-70 F-16C/D combat aircraft.
Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Dec 2, 2015 - 2:43 PM
The stretched version of the 787-9 will seat 300-to-330 passengers and fly up to 6,430 nautical miles.
Dec 2, 2015 - 1:57 PM
The carrier completed the first approved 330-minute ETOPS flight by flying a 777-200ER from Auckland to Buenos Aires.
G650ER
Dec 2, 2015 - 11:23 AM
Some 145 of the ultra-long-range business jets—105 G650s and 40 G650ERs—are currently flying.
CSeries on ramp
Dec 1, 2015 - 5:30 PM
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft planning 15-20 CSeries deliveries next year and 250-300 over the next five years.
Dec 1, 2015 - 12:02 PM
The bonds are slated for facility improvements and/or equipment.