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.

July 21, 2017, 7:28 AM

Russia’s MAKS Show Highlights T-50 PAKFA Progress

The fifth-generation fighter is cleared for limited production; new UAVs and helicopters were on display

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Jun 15, 2017 - 5:59 AM
Lockheed Martin Skunk Works and Hybrid Air Vehicles are both vying for a potentially very lucrative market, should it emerge.
Jun 15, 2017 - 3:00 AM
Now China's Comac is stepping up its alliance with Russia's UAC to develop a widebody airliner.
Jun 14, 2017 - 4:12 PM
Transport/Tanker on track for certification next year, with additional sales announcements planned by year’s end.
Jun 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Pentagon reverses A-10 retirement, but looks for new close air support platform.
Jun 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Having oversome issues with initial geared turbofan engines, the manufacturer believes it has a good plan for ramping up production.
Jun 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Braziliian OEM reveals more range and lift for E195-E2, improved hot/high and short field capability announced for E190-E2.
Jun 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM
First two Boeing 787-10 flight test articles have finished 20 percent of testing
Jun 14, 2017 - 11:09 AM
Various derivative programs coming to fruition.
Jun 14, 2017 - 9:33 AM
An Aurora Flight Sciences-led team plans to fly the XV-24A LightningStrike aircraft in late 2018.
Jun 14, 2017 - 2:00 AM
The DA62 MPP has more cabin volume for surveillance than the existing DA42 MPP aircraft.