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.

Dale Klapmeier award
Jul 26, 2016 - 5:51 PM
The company noted that it is very close to receiving FAA certification for the jet.
Nicholas Chabbert
Jul 26, 2016 - 5:39 PM
Company delivered 26 TBM 900s and 930s in the first half and plans to deliver the 800th overall TBM in September.
Jul 26, 2016 - 4:43 PM
The Textron Aviation subsidiary will supply CAP with 19 new aircraft and Kent State University with a new Skyhawk 172 as part of their multi-year agreement
Jul 26, 2016 - 3:49 PM
Latest approvals bring the number of countries that have granted certification to the high-performance piston single to more than 40.
Sun Flyer on the ground
Jul 26, 2016 - 12:46 PM
Solar-electric training airplanes promise significant cost savings for new pilots.
Elite Privacy
Jul 26, 2016 - 12:02 PM
The “Elite Privacy” configuration, available starting next year, integrates a lavatory area in the TBM’s aft fuselage.
Jul 26, 2016 - 11:29 AM
The addition of fuel injection offers Archer buyers three engine options, including diesel and carbureted.
Alan Klapmeier
Jul 26, 2016 - 7:21 AM
The changes from the 550 are 'relatively easy,' said chairman Alan Klapmeier.
Neuron in flight
Jul 25, 2016 - 7:16 PM
Mirage upgrade contract and Neuron flight test extension adds to earnings from Rafale.
Jul 25, 2016 - 5:11 PM
Latest ‘Bravo’ model is faster and has a more docile stall, thanks to a new Riblett airfoil.