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.
The Extended Range Avanti II adds a permanent additional fuel tank in the closet in the lavatory, increasing the twin turboprop’s range to 1,720 nm.
Brazil has been committed to the KC-390 since 2010, and finalized its order for 28 in May. The first delivery is scheduled for the second half of 2016.
British Prime Minister David Cameron reaffirmed the UK’s commitment to the e-scan radar here at Farnborough on Monday.
The combi Q400 offers up to 8,200 pounds of cargo capacity and as much as 1,150 cubic feet of volume. The high-cargo version can also hold 50 passengers .
Japan-based Kobe is to provide titanium landing gear forgings for the new Airbus twin-jet.
Show-goers can find F-35 models, parts and simulators on display, but the four F-35Bs slated to fly to the UK remain grounded at NAS Patuxent River.
With the Bauhaus Luftfahrt, Rolls-Royce and MTU, two projects are targeting distributed thrust. The Quadcruiser combines rotary- and fixed-wing.
Lycoming’s first UAS project dates to World War II and an unmanned twin-engine aircraft.
Company also announces million-hour milestone for AW139 fleet.