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.

HondaJet production
Nov 14, 2016 - 11:53 AM
In the first nine months, 16 of the $4.85 million light jets have been handed over to customers.
Nov 14, 2016 - 11:34 AM
Delivery of Base Maintenance Certificate ends 18 months of preparation
Chinook in flight
Nov 14, 2016 - 10:34 AM
The aircraft will replace the service's fleet of aging Super Pumas.
Eurofighter Typhoon
Nov 14, 2016 - 9:12 AM
But the vital RAPTOR reconnaissance pod cannot be transferred from the retiring jets.
Nov 11, 2016 - 2:12 PM
Last month, the CS300 completed a month-long series of route-proving flights in Europe and the Middle East to prepare for entry into service.
aircraft on static display
Nov 10, 2016 - 1:57 PM
While business jets and helicopters saw declines, the turboprop market was in the black for the first three quarters of the year.
Bombardier Challenger 650
Nov 10, 2016 - 12:40 PM
For the first nine months, it shipped 109 business jets, compared with 135 in the same time frame last year.
Nov 10, 2016 - 12:34 PM
Retirements leave the airline with 85 A380s and 160 Boeing 777s
Nov 9, 2016 - 10:31 AM
Designers cite considerable need for small airliners that can operate in rugged terrain and difficult climates
Nov 9, 2016 - 4:08 AM
Splitting the eye of the niche in a lackluster market