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.

September 22, 2017, 8:40 PM

U.S. Air Force Will Test KC-46 to Assess Boom-Scraping Issue

The service has identified three technical deficiencies with the Boeing 767 tanker derivative, now in developmental testing.

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1,500 Pilatus PC-12
Jul 3, 2017 - 10:08 AM
In a ceremony at its headquarters in Switzerland, the OEM handed over the milestone speedy turboprop to Australia's Royal Doctor Flying Service.
Jul 1, 2017 - 1:03 AM
Composite lubrication reservoirs are an industry first.
HMS Queen Elizabeth at se
Jun 29, 2017 - 3:48 PM
HMS Queen Elizabeth can carry up to 36 F-35B stealth fighters or 43 helicopters.
G550-based platform in flight
Jun 29, 2017 - 12:38 PM
L3 Com will modify the Gulfstream jets for ISR and EW.
Super Tucano in flight
Jun 29, 2017 - 12:26 PM
An escalating Muslim insurgency in the country’s southern island has lent urgency to a close air support requirement.
M-346 on the ramp
Jun 29, 2017 - 12:19 PM
A fighter attack version is being offered that retains the type’s previous capabilities.
aircraft on ramp
Jun 29, 2017 - 11:25 AM
To date, NetJets’ Challenger 350 fleet has logged nearly 70,000 flight hours, while its Globals have accumulated nearly 67,000 flight hours.
Predator B UAS in flight
Jun 29, 2017 - 7:22 AM
The maritime surveillance system is part of a further planned boost in defense cooperation between the two countries.
Airvan 10
Jun 28, 2017 - 11:42 AM
The 10-seat, Rolls-Royce M250-powered airplane is a stretched version of GippsAero’s Airvan 8 piston single.
Jun 24, 2017 - 11:21 AM
Draws commitments for 571 airplanes worth $74.8 billion