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.

Predator-C over desert
Jun 13, 2015 - 7:40 AM
There are many improvements to the Reaper UAS that are being considered, while the Predator-C continues as a classified program.
Jun 13, 2015 - 3:55 AM
Company has now passed the point in development at which any particular aspect of design for its new E2 jets represents a so-called watch item.
Antonov An-225
Jun 12, 2015 - 6:25 PM
Analysts say that Ukraine’s air force is grossly under-equipped after years of investment neglect.
Jun 12, 2015 - 1:58 PM
Facility will house frequently ordered parts and accept orders as late as 10 p.m. for 8 a.m. next-day delivery.
Jun 12, 2015 - 9:50 AM
Small and medium companies to enter into partnerships to provide offsets for the $4.24 billion MMRCA deal.
Rafale at Bordeaux
Jun 12, 2015 - 9:05 AM
Production is being adjusted to accommodate export orders from Egypt and Qatar; other sales prospects discussed.
Tu-160
Jun 12, 2015 - 8:10 AM
The capabilities embedded in the design of swing-wing supersonic bomber–the Blackjack–are not yet fully exploited.
E-3F AWACS aircraft
Jun 12, 2015 - 7:40 AM
Boeing is upgrading the French fleet of AWACs aircraft, which are seeing the venerable 707 airframe still going strong.
AW139 in flight
Jun 12, 2015 - 7:40 AM
Latest delivery to Ivory Coast brings African total beyond 60, and worldwide sales close to 900.
Bombardier CSeries CS300 in flight
Jun 12, 2015 - 7:23 AM
The CSeries program is accelerating away from delays as new boss Fred Cromer seems to improve its image.