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.

May 19, 2015 - 3:00 AM
Having created ‘new’ versions of the Beechjet 400 and King Air 90, Nextant is now looking for a bigger aircraft.
G500 first flight
May 18, 2015 - 2:51 PM
The Gulfstream G500 took flight on May 18 at 10:39 a.m. local time, with test pilots Scott Martin and Kevin Claffy at the helm.
Bombardier 650 at static display in Geneva
May 18, 2015 - 2:15 PM
3,200-nm twinjet will feature the Bombardier Vision flight deck and GE CF34-3BMTO engines.
May 18, 2015 - 2:10 PM
French bizjet manufacturer sees 2015 sales get off to a good start
Pilatus PC-12 at EBACE 2015 static display
May 18, 2015 - 2:00 PM
More than 1,300 Pilatus PC-12 are accumulating more than a half a million hours per year, culminating in the 5 million flight-hour mark.
AIN senior editor Matt Thurber flying Legacy 500
May 18, 2015 - 12:15 PM
Embraer’s new fly-by-wire Legacy 500 brings a new level of capability to the midsize jet market.
artist's rendering of European Male
May 18, 2015 - 11:18 AM
France, Germany and Italy signal intent to fund project definition of an all-European medium-altitude, long-endurance UAS.
Boeing Business Jet with newly certified API Split Scimitar Winglets
May 18, 2015 - 11:15 AM
The U.S FAA approved the new BBJ winglets following a nearly four month flight-test program.
May 18, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Initial fabrication begins on Longitude as Cessna awaits Latitude certification in next few weeks.
Gulfstream aircraft at EBACE
May 18, 2015 - 8:45 AM
Company plans to use ground testing and greater flight test approval authority to optimize certification