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 20, 2017, 7:55 AM

New Chinese Weapons Seen On J-10C Fighter

The PL-10 and PL-15 are reportedly high-performance next-generation air-to-air missiles.

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Jun 13, 2017 - 10:26 AM
First set of wings for 777X static test article soon to undergo fabrication
Bombardier Global 7000 FTV5
Jun 13, 2017 - 9:25 AM
The company is not detailing the changes involved with the wing, but stresses that the only change involves the weight, not aerodynamics.
Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System
Jun 12, 2017 - 1:01 PM
The company announced a $180.5 million follow-on order from the Navy for its Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System.
Jun 12, 2017 - 1:00 AM
The aerospace highlight of 2017, the 52nd Paris Airshow in mid-June looks set to be bigger and better than ever.
Jun 9, 2017 - 3:40 PM
First pair of Trent 7000s to arrive from Rolls-Royce imminently
Jun 9, 2017 - 2:17 PM
Decision based on what International Trade Commission calls a ‘reasonable indication’ of harm to U.S. industry
Jun 8, 2017 - 3:08 PM
New developments slowly erode the technical advantage the U.S. military enjoys, the Pentagon states in annual China report to Congress.
2,000th Citation CJ delivery
Jun 8, 2017 - 11:42 AM
The CJ family, including the current-production Citation M2, CJ3+ and CJ4, has reached nearly five million flight hours.
Jun 8, 2017 - 9:35 AM
Owners of business aircraft that are not ADS-B-compliant or in the queue to have equipment installed risk seeing already depressed residual values fall.
Jun 8, 2017 - 9:34 AM
Consultations with 57 airlines convince airframer to pursue two-member family occupying a capacity range of 220 to 270 seats