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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Sep 14, 2015 - 9:42 AM
Largest A320-family jet to account for 49 of first 50 airplanes to roll off line
Sep 13, 2015 - 6:11 PM
Lockheed Martin is spending company funds on a U-2 replacement that could be multi-mission.
Sep 11, 2015 - 1:33 PM
Kuwait is to get a mix of single- and twin-seat versions of the Eurofighter Typhoon
Tiger attack helicopter in flight
Sep 10, 2015 - 1:03 PM
Army hopes its 22 Tigers will be more reliable and less expensive to operate after a planned mid-life update.
Sep 10, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Airbus targets Russian market with widebody business-jet applications
Sep 9, 2015 - 9:00 AM
New factory would produce 50 turboprops a year
Sep 8, 2015 - 9:44 AM
Lebanon would be the second country to receive the Light Air Support (LAS) aircraft nominated by the U.S. to bolster security.
Gulfstream G500 with spin chute
Sep 8, 2015 - 9:43 AM
G500 accrues more than 40 hour hours as the modified aircraft returned to sky to test flutter.
Sep 8, 2015 - 9:36 AM
Higher max takeoff weight increases range to 7,250 nautical miles
Sep 8, 2015 - 8:57 AM
Teamed with Gulfstream and L-3, Northrop Grumman believes its JStars platform could be ready well ahead of current USAF plans.