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.

August 16, 2017, 2:48 PM

Britain’s Costly Carrier Enters Home Port

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of two huge new warships, completed initial sea trials, but won’t be operational until the end of 2020.

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Oct 1, 2015 - 1:35 PM
Testing of the steep approach mode for the Legacy 450 and 500 is done and Embraer expects certification next month.
Oct 1, 2015 - 11:05 AM
Airframer insists latest engines problem will not affect deliveries
Sep 30, 2015 - 10:53 AM
XTI has received more than $10.5 million in potential nonbinding investment offers for its TriFan 600 vertical takeoff airplane.
Sep 29, 2015 - 3:32 PM
Lifting of sanctions could open a market for $20 billion worth of airliners
Flexjet Legacy 500
Sep 29, 2015 - 11:18 AM
Delivery marks the first fly-by-wire aircraft in the fractional provider's fleet.
Bering Air
Sep 28, 2015 - 12:49 AM
Bering Air will take delivery of the 2,500th Caravan after paint and interior work is completed.
KC-46A tanker first flight
Sep 26, 2015 - 10:15 AM
The first flight of a full KC-46A tanker accomplishes a key milestone in the Air Force's decision to start building the new mission aircraft.
Aerion AS2
Sep 23, 2015 - 11:13 AM
Company developing the Mach 1.5+ AS2 supersonic business jet, which is now expected to be certified in 2023.
Sep 23, 2015 - 10:12 AM
Series of deals includes orders for 300 Boeing jets
Sep 22, 2015 - 4:17 PM
David Armstrong will lead the sales organization, with Ryan Scott steering the Eastern U.S. and Cameron Gowans the Western U.S.