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.

Oct 31, 2016 - 12:10 PM
U.S. company mulls slowing 777 rates while European airframer begins frantic production pace in fourth quarter
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Oct 31, 2016 - 10:07 AM
After 10 years the company is a jet company.
Oct 31, 2016 - 10:01 AM
China’s largest business jet operator acquires stake in global flight-planning company.
Oct 31, 2016 - 9:10 AM
Deliveries will begin once the new single-lever power lever system is approved by the FAA in early 2017.
Bon Voyage! The production crew at Daher’s factory in Tarbes, France, form a “figure 800” to celebrate the 800th TBM to emerge from the factory. The TBM 930, Daher’s latest iteration of the 25-year-old design, produces 850 shp and scoots along at 330 knots with a range of 1,730 nm.
Oct 31, 2016 - 8:15 AM
The 800th TBM, a 930 model, was delivered to regional distributor Elliott Aviation.
Oct 30, 2016 - 5:16 PM
In its 25th anniversary prediction, the company sees more darkness before the dawn.
With 1,500 pounds more useful load, an Ikhana-modified DHC-6 has greater utility.
Oct 30, 2016 - 9:30 AM
Company estimates a need for 100 flight test hours to gain FAA certification.
Oct 29, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Quest Aircraft delivered a Kodiak to the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism in Botswana, Africa
Oct 29, 2016 - 11:45 AM
### The Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Show will be held in Dubai from December 6-8.
EMB-145s on ramp
Oct 28, 2016 - 7:37 AM
Company will pay fines to US and Brazilian authorities for the corrupt supply of Super Tucanos to Dominica and EMB-145s to India.