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.

Phenom assembly facility in Melbourne, Florida
May 12, 2015 - 6:45 PM
The company’s Melbourne, Fla. facility has the capacity to assemble up to 96 Phenoms per year, just above the 92 delivered by Embraer last year.
United Airlines Boeing 787-9
May 12, 2015 - 4:12 PM
Recent 787 order changes are 'normal fleet planning adjustments' that do not presage a cyclical change, CEO Jim McNerney says.
Bombardier CSeries CS300 in flight
May 12, 2015 - 10:41 AM
The airframer and engine maker are collaborating on a data-management service for the CSeries health-management system.
Dassult Falcon 7X
May 12, 2015 - 10:13 AM
Activity climbed 2.8 percent over April 2014 and is projected to rise by a more modest 0.8 percent this month.
May 12, 2015 - 9:42 AM
Market drop shows volatility, analyst says.
Mi-26 in flight
May 12, 2015 - 7:25 AM
Ceremony to seal joint development is witnessed by presidents of both countries.
May 11, 2015 - 9:02 PM
More than 500 turned out for Wichita customer conference for Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker aircraft
May 11, 2015 - 1:16 PM
Deliveries of general aviation jets, turboprops and pistons declined overall by 15.2 percent year-over-year.
Pilatus PC-24 first flight
May 11, 2015 - 11:11 AM
Early performance data indicates that the jet had a takeoff roll of less than 2,000 feet (600 meters) and climbed to 10,000 feet in three minutes or so.
Antonov An-178
May 8, 2015 - 7:27 AM
Manufacturer of the An-178 eyeing Middle East and Asian potential as an An-12 replacement.